Here is your chance to spend an evening in the Zoo (with no children) to try different craft brews from across the country, and there are over 150 different beers to choose from!

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It's called Craft Brews at Lincoln Park Zoo and it is one of the coolest events you'll ever go to trust me. I am so glad to see that this event is returning to the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago after missing time due to COVID-19, this is one of my favorite events that I would go to when I lived in Chicago. The event is on Saturday, April 30th it starts at 7 pm (unless you buy the 6 pm early access) and goes until 10 pm.

Tickets cost $55 dollars for general admission or $65 for early entry, and the ticket includes the souvenir tasting glass and drink tickets to try beers from the over 150 different brews that will be there. According to the website for the event, some of the breweries that will be there include Goose Island, Two Brothers, Half Acre, Lagunitas, Revolution, Maplewood and so many more. To purchase tickets and to learn more about this event just click here! 

When I tell you this event is worth the money just trust me on it. It is a blast walking around the beautiful Lincoln Park Zoo at night finding the different breweries and trying what they have to offer, there are so many different beers you will definitely find ones that you like no matter what your beer tastebuds are like. Make a weekend trip to Chicago out of it, trust me if you enjoy craft beer and are looking for an excuse to go to Chicago this is it!

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