Supporting veterans

The Legions of Craft Beer Festival is a community event dedicated to celebrating and supporting our local veterans! 

More people attend the  Legions Fest each year to enjoy the 50+ craft breweries, hard cider, food trucks, and live music. In the seven years since its inception, the festival has generated more than $70,000 to benefit the local veterans that  Friends of Gurnee American Legion and its mission to support local veterans, active duty, and their families.

How Can You Help?

Sponsorships=More money for veterans!

Since all proceeds benefit the Friends of Gurnee American Legion, every sponsorship helps defray operating costs and increase the total donation amount!  Sponsorship packages have been designed to thank sponsors for their generosity by featuring sponsor names before and during the event via social media posts, logo placement on the Legions Fest website, signage, and more. Each package offers different sponsor benefits

Official Sponsors 


Premier Sponsors 


Entertainment Sponsors


Contributing Sponsors


The Friends of Gurnee American Legion reserves the right to consider in-kind services when determining sponsorship. Jim Huisel  at (847) 910-3330  questions?

Friends of Gurnee American Legion, Inc. is a 501C3 non-profit corporation