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Beer Under Glass

  • Garfield Conservatory 300 North Central Park Avenue Chicago, IL, 60624 United States (map)


Celebrate the return of spring and join the Garfield Conservatory’s largest fundraiser of the year! This year’s event will again be brought to you by the Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance (GPCA) in partnership with the Illinois Craft Brewers Guild.

Enjoy the Conservatory’s eight indoor display houses and 10 acres of outside gardens after-hours and choose samples from over 100 Illinois brewers in your souvenir glass. Beer Under Glass is a fundraising event benefiting GPCA’s programming and mission while celebrating and raising awareness of Illinois’ growing craft beer industry.  New this year, our Spring Show: Understory: Layers of Light will be on display in the Show House!

Ticket sales and GPCA memberships support our mission to change lives through the power of nature and connect people to plants.

VIP Admission begins at 5:30 PM and ticket holders will have first access to samples from over 100 Illinois breweries.

General Admission begins at 6:30 PM. Food will be available for purchase from some of Chicago’s favorite food vendors located throughout the Conservatory.  Food vendors include: 5411 Empanadas, Chicago Lunchbox, Dinky Delights Donuts, Hannah’s Bretzel, Haymarket, Honey Butter Fried Chicken, Seoul Taco, Smylie Bros and Tamale Spaceship.  Cash or credit accepted.  Please note there is no ATM on site.