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The Chicago Beer Classic provides the chance to try hundreds of unique, excellent beers on the grass of the spacious Soldier Field. Soldier Field is an iconic American football stadium in Near South Side of Chicago, that dates back to 1924. It is home to the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. During Chicago Beer Classic, visitors can enjoy an exclusive stadium tour, visit the Skyline Suite, a locker room, and the Colonnades.
Chicago Beer Classic features over 100 beers from participating producers offering samples from the top breweries of Illinois. Enjoy your beverage under the warm sun, spend some time socializing at Soldier Field or try a snack from many food trucks, offering delicious foods. There also is plenty of special events including DJ sets and other entertainment. Don't miss one of the festival's famous afterparties and Brewery Running Series of the Chicago Beer Classic. Try some cool swag, and sign up for the race at the Old Irving Brewing.
Enter the famous Soldier Field through the tunnel to feel like a football player and discover plenty of family-friendly games and activities. Try Giant Jenga, a game of bocce, visit the mezzanine to enjoy stadium food classics, or check out the merchandise in sponsor booths in the concourse.