5:00 - 10:00 pm 🍺 Cigar City Brewing Welcome Party
Valpo Pour House, 54 W. Lincolnway, Valparaiso, IN (219) 267-1123 🗺️
Help us welcome Cigar City Brewing to the neighborhood with a little tap feature. Beers to be featured: Jai Alai - American IPA Florida Cracker - Belgian-style White Ale Guayabera - Citrus Pale Ale Madura - English-style Brown Ale. This isn't a cruel April Fools joke. Come on out and try these tasty beers before they are gone!
5:30 - 8:30 pm 🍺 Let's Cheers to 20 Years: Fundraiser & Birthday Party for Green City Market
Lagunitas Brewing Co., 2607 W. 17th St., Chicago (773) 522-2097 🗺️
Join us for brews, bites, and birthday cake! You're invited to the Basement at Lagunitas Brewing Co. to help us celebrate 20 years of local food and family farms. Learn about the Green City Market's history, mission, and programs – and how you can get involved.
Your $15 admission (available here) includes food at the event. The menu will feature recipes we use with students in our Edible Education classes...and birthday cake, of course! Beer will be available for purchase with net proceeds directly supporting Green City Market. All funds raised through this event will support Green City Market's Edible Education programs, which work in schools and at the market to teach shoppers and children about where food comes from, how its grown, and why it matters.
Raffle Alert! At this event, we will be raffling off tickets to this year's Chef BBQ, and more prizes to be announced.
Guests must be 21+ and have a valid ID.
A very special thank you to our friends at Lagunitas Brewing Co. for their generous donation of beer proceeds and event space.
6:00 - 8:00 pm 🍺 Tuesday Brewsday ft. Brooklyn Brewery
Paradise Park, 1913 W. North Ave., Chicago (773) 687-9117 🗺️
Paradise Park is teaming up with Brooklyn Brewery Tuesday April 2nd to present Tuesday Brewsday! Brooklyn will be here from 6-8pm giving away prizes and sampling brews.
Your $25 ticket includes: admission, 2 drink tickets, beer tasting and access to a pizza buffet.
Come listen to live music, enjoy some beer and win prizes!
6:00 - 9:00 pm 🍺 Chicago Reader & Lumpen Radio Election Party
Marz Community Brewing, 3630 S. Iron St., Chicago (773) 837-0145 🗺️
The long local election cycle is coming to an end! Come celebrate the run-off results with live election coverage from The Back Room Deal duo Ben Joravsky and Maya Dukmasova, all-vinyl jams from Sadie Woods, and beer and snacks from Marz Community Brewing. Oh yeah, and did we mention, it's FREE?
Special guests include:
Stephanie Skora and Ellen Mayer, authors of the "Girl, I Guess" progressive voter guide
Adolfo Mondragón, attorney and political operative
The Marz Community Taproom is wheelchair accessible. Minors are allowed accompanied by an adult.
Free parking on site!
Nearest CTA: 35th Street bus (35th Street & Iron stop), Ashland bus (Ashland and 37th Street stop), can take those buses from the Ashland Orange Line stop or Sox-35th Red Line stop.
6:30 - 8:30 pm 🍺 The Reservoir Begyle beer dinner
The Reservoir, 844 W. Montrose Ave., Chicago (773) 275-4000 🗺️
Join us for a night of Begyle beer and delicious food at The Reservoir!
$35 per ticket + tax & gratuity
4-course dinner paired w/ 4 Begyle beers
Dinner will include:
Calamari and Sausage board
Roasted Beets Salad, Bruschetta, and Barbecue Chicken Flatbreads
Hanger Steak (vegetarian options available), Mac and Cheese, sautéed fingerling potatoes + sides
Reservoir Brownie w/ ice cream and chocolate syrup
7:00 - 10:00 pm 🍺 Pig Minds Brewmaster Dinner at Lodi
Lodi Tap House, 309 Main St., Maple Park, IL (815) 827-0827 🗺️
EXCLUSIVE/TICKET ONLY EVENT
Pig Minds' Brewmaster Carson and Lodi's Chef Stew are melding their minds together and creating a 5 course craft beer and dinner pairing that you will not want to miss! Including a special collaboration beer!
They will introduce and walk you through each beer and food pairing throughout the night to give some insight into their creations! Tickets $65 through Eventbrite.
Craft Beer and Food Pairings are being perfected and will be shared soon!