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Chicago Friday Night Flights is back for a sixth season! Cheers to the city’s award-winning craft beer scene during four unique tasting events this summer.

Each event showcases a different Chicago neighborhood and includes beer tastings from local breweries, a live DJ, and great food vendors. Don’t miss these one-of-a-kind events in one of the best brewing cities in the country!

Chicago Friday Night Flights is produced by the Illinois Craft Brewers Guild in partnership with Choose Chicago.

Upcoming craft beer events

Gallagher Way in Wrigleyville
Gallagher Way in Wrigleyville

Kick off your Memorial Day weekend with Chicago Friday Night Flights! Our sixth season starts with our largest event of the year featuring 36 breweries from across the city.

Choose between two tasting sessions: 5 – 7 p.m. and 8 – 10 p.m. Each tasting pass is $25 in advance and $30 at the door for 10 three-ounce samples of beer.

Adams Street Brewery – Alarmist Brewing – Alulu Brewpub – Around the Bend – Begyle Brewing – Bold Dog Beer Company – Burning Bush Brewery – Cruz Blanca Brewery – Dovetail Brewery – Duneyrr / Moderne Dune – Empirical Brewery – ERIS Brewery and Ciderhouse – Forbidden Root – Goose Island Beer Co. – Great Central Brewing Company – Greenstar Brewery – Haymarket Beer Company – Illuminated Brew Works – Lake Effect Brewing – Lo Rez Brewing – Maplewood Brewery & Distillery – Marz Community Brewing Co. – Midwest Coast Brewing Company – Moody Tongue Brewing Company – Old Irving Brewing – On Tour Brewing – Pipeworks Brewing Co – Ravinia Brewing – Revolution Brewing – Second City Meadery – Spiteful Brewing – Twisted Hippo – Urban Brew Labs

Friday May 27, 2022 from @ 5:00 — 10:00 p.m.

Gallagher Way
3635 N. Clark St.


Join us in Bridgeport for a celebration of South Side brews. Enjoy beer from the breweries across the South SIde including Pilsen, Bridgeport, Beverly, and the South Loop. Kimski will be our special guest food partner serving up culinary treats to go with your craft beer.

Friday June 24, 2022 from @ 6:00 — 9:00 p.m.

3057 S. Farrell St.

Chicago Brewing District
Chicago Brewing District

The Chicago Brewing District and the neighborhoods that surround is home to some of the best breweries the city has to offer. Sample beer from the West Loop, Wicker Park, and Logan Square in the heart of the Brewing District.

Friday August 26, 2022 from @ 6:00 — 9:00 p.m.

Our final event of the year will happen along Malt Row which has earned the reputation as one of Chicago’s most diverse beer destinations. Brewers from the nearby neighborhoods of Irving Park and Lakeview will be joining the breweries of Malt Row with an array of fall beers for sampling.

Friday September 16, 2022 from @ 6:00 — 9:00 p.m.

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