FAQ

\\WHAT IS CHICAGO OLD FASHIONED FEST

Chicago Old Fashioned Fest is Chicago's newest drink festival. The event is a tasting featuring the Classic Old Fashioned Cocktail. This is the warm up to our inaugural 2020 festival launch. The Penthouse Drink Series will feature two tasting sessions. There will be variations of the Old Fashioned Cocktail for tasting using whiskey, tequila, bourbon & gin. Tastings are open bar with an event ticket. There will also be light appetizers.  Guests are welcome to lounge on the heated outdoor patio area and indulge in a cigar taking in the Chicago Skyline.

 

\\COST OF ADMISSION

Designated Drivers $35

General Admission $40 

VIP Admission $50

\\WHAT IS INCLUDED WITH GENERAL ADMISSION

General Admission tickets provide entrance into the venue for session one or session two to enjoy live music, tasting and outdoor heated patio. Also includes open bar for all Old Fashioned Cocktail tastings an appetizers. Please note all beer and wine tickets are purchased separately.  

\\WHAT IS INCLUDED WITH VIP

VIP admission affords guests open bar for all old fashioned variations, light appetizers access to the out door heated patio plus one hour added to each session. VIP sections will feature separate bars from general admission as well. 

"Festivals are meant to be fun, but life is more fun. Drink Responsibly."

\\UBER

​All guests are strongly encouraged to UBER to the event. In fact, we have a code for first time users. $15 for first time users.

CODE: jib28

\\WHERE DO I PARK

We strongly discourage all guests from driving. We recommend using ride share services and taking full advantage of our $15 UBER code provided on our front page. Nevertheless, for designated drivers:

Street Parking is Free on Weekends:

Clark Street between 200 to 200 S. Clark St.,

Van Buren St between 61 W Van Buren St

 

Standard Parking operates on-site parking garage. Current rates:

  • Flat rate of $ per day

  • Valet: Flat rate of $ per vehicle 

  • Reserved: Flat rate of $ per vehicle

​\\CAN I SELL MY TICKETS

Yes. However, they must be properly transferred through Eventbrite as they will be scanned onsite and your ID will be checked.  No exceptions.

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\\HOW MUCH ARE OLD FASHIONED COCKTAILS & DRINKS

Old Fashioned Cocktails - Open Bar

Beer - $6 domestic & IPAs

Wine - $8

Please Note - *To stay in compliance with Illinois liquor law the Chicago Old Fashioned Fest will be a ticketed event.  Event ticket covers the cost of all old fashioned drinks. Old Fashioned Cocktails are served in 6oz pours. All ticket sales are final - no refunds or exchanges. Must be 21+ to redeem all tickets. For questions about tickets sales please contact us at 312-380-9762

 

​\\MUSIC SET TIMES

Music will be played during the event from noon till closing. Inside will feature DJs and a live band to accompany the music. The theme is top 10 sounds. This event is designed so patrons are able to socialize, enjoy the day and even dance. 

\\ATMS

ATMS will be onsite. 

\\REENTRY POLICY

Reentry is allowed with wrist bands.

\\ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

No outside beverages are allowed inside the venue. Public intoxication is not tolerated. In fact, anyone displaying signs of intoxication will be ask to depart the venue. We take our patron safety and Chicago and Illinois road safety very seriously. 

\\WEATHER

Chicago Old Fashioned Fest is a rain or shine event. No refunds. We also reserve the right to reschedule the event.

\\REFUND POLICY

We reserved the right to change venue location, setup and dates at our discretion. All ticket sales are final no refunds will be granted. No exceptions.

\\EVENT CAPACITY

Festival attendance will be capped as tickets are limited. Once we reach our capacity no tickets will be sold at the gates.

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\\SECURITY 

Security will be present throughout the event to help ensure public safety. Any signs of public intoxication will result in security escorting any and all patron off the premises.

\\MUST BE 21 TO ENTER VENUE WITH PROPER IDENTIFICATION

Acceptable Forms of ID: Types of ID that are currently valid and acceptable are as follows:

1) A valid current driver's license issued by the Illinois Secretary of State's Office or any other State.

2) A valid photo identification card issued by the Illinois Secretary of State's Office or any other State.

3) Armed Forces Identification

4) A valid U.S. Passport or travel visa/passport issued by a foreign country containing the holder's photography.

 

 

Last Updated November 21st, 2019, 2:14pm

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Tel: 312-380-9762  |  Email: info@chicagooldfashionedfest.info

 

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