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ChiSox Craft Beer Fest

Join us for the inaugural ChiSox Craft Beer Fest on September 14, 2019 from 1-4 p.m. at Guaranteed Rate Field!

Sample beers from more than 40 local breweries throughout the outfield concourse while enjoying food, games, and live entertainment. It is sure to be an event you won't want to miss!


Check out the full list of breweries below!

350 Brewing
3 Floyds
5 Rabbit Brewing
18th Street Brew
Alter Brewing
Alulu Brewing
Ballast Point
Banging Gavel
Blue Island Beer Co.
Blue Nose Brewing
Brickstone Brewing
BuckleDown Brewing
Burnt City Brewing
Collective Arts Brewing

Goose Island
Gun Craft Beer
Half Acre Beer
Horse Thief Hollow
Illuminated Brew Works
Imperial Oak
Kinslahger Brewing
Lo Rez
Marz Brewing
Metal Monkey Brewing
Moody Tongue
Motor Row
Noon Whistle

Off Square Brewing
Rabid Brewing
Revolution Brewing
ShortFuse Brewing
Surly Brewing
Ten-Ninety Brewing
Twisted Hippo
Two Brothers Brewing
Virtue Cider
Whiner Beer Co.


Where can I purchase tickets?

All tickets can be purchased online at

What is included when I purchase a ticket?

General Admission: $45 plus tax

  • ChiSox Beer Fest access from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
  • A punch card for 30 two-ounce tastings
  • A custom ChiSox Craft Beer Fest tasting glass
  • A commemorative poster from the event
  • A custom ChiSox Craft Beer Fest lanyard

VIP: $125 plus tax

  • ChiSox Beer Fest access from 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. (first hour is VIP only)
  • A Meet & Greet with Bo Jackson (No autographs during the meet & greet)
  • VIP-only samples, including Goose Island's Bourbon County Stout
  • Access to walk on the warning track from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
  • Tours of the home clubhouse and dugout from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
  • A punch card for 40 two-ounce tastings
  • A custom ChiSox Craft Beer Fest tasting glass
  • A commemorative poster from the event
  • A custom ChiSox Craft Beer Fest lanyard

Designated Driver: $10 plus tax

  • Designated Drivers can enter with their party during GA or VIP timeslots (Designated Drivers who arrive alone or without a VIP party will only be allowed into the festival at the GA entry time - 1:00 p.m.)
  • A complimentary Coca-Cola beverage of your choice
  • A custom ChiSox Craft Beer Fest lanyard
  • A commemorative poster from the event

I don't drink. Can I still attend the festival?

Yes! Designated Driver tickets will be available for purchase online. Designated Drivers can enter with their party at either 12:00pm or 1:00pm, depending on the type of tickets their party purchased.

Will tickets be available at the door?

Tickets will not be available at the door. Tickets are only available online at

What are the hours of the festival?

General Admission: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
VIP: 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Where do I park?

Free parking will be offered in Lots A or B at Guaranteed Rate Field. Please visit for lot locations.

However, we strongly recommend the use of public transportation to access our ballpark. The Sox-35th Red Line stop is located directly next to the ballpark, and an Uber pick-up/drop-off spot will be located just outside of Lot A.

Where do I enter the festival?

All guests can enter the festival at Gate 5, located between the Chicago Sports Depot and ChiSox Bar and Grill on the north side of the building. View a map of our entry gates.

I can no longer attend the fest, can I get a refund?

All tickets are final sale. Unfortunately, no refunds will be issued. However, we encourage you to give your ticket to a friend who is 21+ and will be able to attend.

What happens if it rains?

The ChiSox Craft Beer Festival is a rain or shine event. The festival will go on regardless of weather, unless guest safety becomes a concern (at which point guests will be communicated with accordingly).

Is there an age requirement?

All guests must be 21+, even Designated Drivers.

Can I leave and re-enter the festival?

There is no re-entry to the festival.

Are animals allowed?

No animals are allowed at the festival.

Is smoking allowed?

Smoking is allowed at the festival, but only in our designated smoking location down the ramp in section 108.

Is #108ing allowed?


Will there be food available for purchase?

Yes. Concession stands will be open serving traditional ballpark food.

Can I bring outside food and drinks?

Guests are permitted to bring in plastic bottles of pure water under one liter in size that are still sealed. Besides that, no outside food or drinks will be allowed.

Will there be White Sox merchandise for sale?

Yes. White Sox retail locations in the outfield concourse will be open.

Are there items that aren't allowed to be brought into the beer fest?

Yes - please review our stadium guidelines for what is/is not permitted in the ballpark.