About South Loop Beer & Cider Fest

The South Loop Beer & Cider Fest returns to Chicago Women’s Park for our third annual event! Consisting of one afternoon session from 4:00pm – 7:30pm (3pm entry for VIP Guests). It will offer an impressive array of beer and hard ciders from Illinois and beyond. In addition to the sampling of craft beers & hard ciders, attendees can purchase food from local food trucks and enjoy live music and other craft beer-centric activities.

The festival is a benefit for the Chicago Women’s Park and Gardens
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Are the ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
Yes, all attendees must be 21 and older. No children, toddlers or babies (in strollers) will be permitted to enter.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
We encourage you to use public transportation or UBER. Public parking is available at McCormick place and some street parking as well.

       What can/can’t I bring to the event?

  • Can: Bottled Water, Pretzel Necklace encouraged!
  • Can’t: Cans, Bottles, Firearms, Lawn Chairs, Pets.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Is my registration/ticket transferable?
Yes, we only card for age not name on tickets.

Can I update my registration information?
Yes, online via Eventbrite.