The American Beer Classic is back at Soldier Field for it’s 3rd year in a row! With 100 breweries and over 500 brews on tap, the tagline Celebrate Good Beer is more than appropriate for this festival. Tickets are on sale now for the May 9th, 2015 festival and there are three different ticket levels:
- General Admission: Includes access to Soldier Field, an official American Beer Classic sampling cup, and 48 2-oz samples. You can also pay $2.00 for 8 additional samples. $60 through March 31st, 2015
- VIP: Everything included with general admission plus get private 30 minute private tasting before the festival opens, priority access to educational sessions, 60 2-oz samples, and complimentary tours of Soldier Field. Again, you can also pay $2.00 for 8 additional samples. $80 through March 31st, 2015
- Designated Driver: Hang out with your friends and still experience the American Beer Classic without drinking. Get access to the DD Lounge. Must still be 21. $25 now through the event.
Click here to purchase tickets.
Check out the full list of breweries who will be at the American Beer Classic here.
Don’t have a designated driver and looking for a place to crash near Soldier Field after the American Beer Classic? Hyatt Regency McCormick Place is located just steps from Soldier Field making it the perfect place to stumble “home” to after your sampling. A walking map (pictured right) shows the easy 2 block and bridge path from the hotel to Soldier Field.
Hyatt is even offering a discounted $119 rate especially for American Beer Classic attendees. Save $20 off Hyatt’s Daily Rate when you book the Social Media Special Rate for the American Beer Classic.
You’re more than welcome at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, 2233 South Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60616; +1 312 567 1234