FAQ

\\WHAT IS CHICAGO OLD FASHIONED FEST

Chicago Old Fashioned Fest is Chicago's newest drink festival. The event features the Classic Old-Fashioned Cocktail. The Drink Series will feature two tasting sessions. There will be variations of the Old-Fashioned Cocktail using whiskey, tequila, bourbon & gin. There will also be light appetizers for VIP guest. Full pours.

 

\\COST OF ADMISSION

General Admission $30

VIP Admission $65

\\WHAT IS INCLUDED WITH GENERAL ADMISSION

General Admission ticket permits entry into the Chicago Old Fashioned Fest plus one drink ticket. The event features melodic sounds, an evening firework show over Lake Michigan and old-fashioned variations to purchase at cost.

\\WHAT IS INCLUDED WITH VIP

VIP tickets permits entry into the Chicago Old Fashioned Fest which features lounge seating an evening firework show over Lake Michigan, melodic sounds, a separate bar, two drink tickets and a portioned plate of:

Jumbo Shrimp, house smoked, elote style corn, chorizo Polenta, queso fresco with an assortment of asparagus, baby carrots, grilled mushrooms with balsamic oil, lemon garlic hummus, roasted garlic cream.

or

Beer Braised Short Rib, porcini mushroom, brown butter grits and salsa verde with an assortment of asparagus, baby carrots, grilled mushrooms with balsamic oil, lemon garlic hummus, roasted garlic cream.

"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:

Parking Navy Pier on Weekends:

Garage parking at cost

​\\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 $10

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 entrance into the venue for music, old-fashioned drinks, socializing and more. Old Fashioned Cocktails are served in 12oz 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 asked 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.

 

 

Last Updated August 24th, 2022, 2:33pm