Welcome to the 3rd Annual Legions of Craft Beer Fest!


Saturday, September 16, 2017


2:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.


Beer lovers in the Tri-state area are reuniting for Gurnee’s third Legions of Craft Beer Fest! Enjoy the start of Oktoberfest at this outdoor, tented event that will be held in the east parking lot of Gurnee Mills, by Bass Pro Shops. 

The festival will feature craft beer and cider from more than 50 unique breweries along with wine and urban cuisine from a variety of food trucks offering everything from gourmet grilled cheese and wood fired pizza to Jamaican Jerk and Italian street food. Live music from a range of bands and performers will fuel the fest vibe throughout the day. Plus, take part in raffles sponsored by Gurnee American Legion Post 771, and enjoy on-site and on-air interaction with DJs from 102.3 XLC! This beer fest is a one-of-a-kind experience you don’t want to miss.

All proceeds benefit the gurnee American Legion Post 771 & Lake County Honor Flight.



Check out the list of top-notch brewers who poured at the 2016 event and a few newcomers. Stay tuned to see who's new and who's returning for 2017!

Brewery List →


Multiple ticket levels to customize your Fest experience!

Ticket Details →