August 23, 2022 at 4:02pm

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Northbrook Brewfest is back for another afternoon of craft beer tastings, live entertainment, food and excitement. The popular event that brings 21+ fun to Village Green Park returns Saturday, September 10, from 2pm to 6pm. Recreation Supervisor Mary Mucci explained, “Last year’s inaugural event was sold out and we predict this year will be also.” Tickets are on sale now at

Presented by the Northbrook Park District and the Village of Northbrook, this event for ages 21 and over includes beer tasting, entertainment, games and fun. Around fifteen breweries will provide tastings of a variety of IPAs, ciders, stouts and more.

“We are so excited to partner with the Village to bring Brew Fest back to Village Green Park,” said Park District Board President Lisa Chalem. “This event, featuring beer tasting and live music, was a huge success last year, and brought people together to enjoy our community and our parks. Be sure to get tickets before we sell out!”

“The Village of Northbrook is thrilled to offer this event, in partnership with the Park District, to our residents over the age of 21,” said Village President Kathryn Ciesla. “Enjoying craft beer, food, and entertainment at Village Green Park with your friends and neighbors is a great way to spend one of the last few days of summer. I hope to see you there!”

The $45 admission fee includes 15-5oz. tasting tickets, entry gift bag with tasting glass, entertainment provided by Infinity – a band performing “Classic to Current: The Ultimate Rock Experience,” a free caricature artist, and a free prize drawing in an amazing downtown park in the heart of Northbrook. Food will be available for purchase from Johnny’s Snack Shop and Northbrook Brewfest t-shirts will be available for purchase for $15. An access only pass to the event can also be purchased for $15 per person. Access only passes do not include promotional items or tasting tickets.

Fifteen breweries are scheduled to provide tastings at the event including:

  • 2 Fool Cider (Naperville, IL)
  • Alarmist (Chicago, IL)
  • Brickstone (Bourbonnais, IL)
  • Dogfish Head (Milton, DE)
  • Firestone Walker (Paso Robles, CA)
  • Hop Valley (Eugene, OR)
  • New Holland (Holland, MI)
  • Paulaner (Munich, Germany)
  • Revolution (Chicago, IL)
  • Right Bee Cider (Chicago, IL)
  • Sierra Nevada (Chico, CA)
  • Sketchbook (Evanston/Skokie, IL)
  • Smylie Brothers (Evanston, IL)
  • Tangled Roots (Glenview, IL)
  • Two Brothers (Warrenville, IL)

This event is for adults 21 and older. No one under 21 will be admitted. IDs and tickets will be required at the gate. Tickets are limited. In the event of inclement weather, this event may be canceled; cancellation will be posted on the Northbrook Park District website. Outside food and drink are not allowed at Northbrook Brewfest. Additional tasting tickets will not be available for purchase.

For more information about this event, visit or call 847-291-2993.