Directions and Lodging

Brew Fest Directions

Brew Fest is held in the tent in the north lot of the Union Pacific Metra station in downtown Barrington.

The actual address for the Brew Fest is 201 S. Spring Street, Barrington IL 60010

The VIP section opens at 2:15 pm and general admission opens at 3:00 pm.

By Car

Parking is available in a number of lots in downtown Barrington (Map).

remember: Brew Fest also offers a designated-driver admission. See our Tickets page. Your enjoyment of Brew Fest and your comfort and safety–and the safety of others, is our focus. Please don’t drink & drive.

By Train

The Union Pacific/Northwest Line takes you to Brew Fest’s front door. Here’s a timetable to help you plan your trip; be sure to use the Saturday schedule.Once you get off the train, look for the large festival tent and the fenced off area, just outside of the station. Follow the signs to the entrance.

By Taxi

American Taxi is Brew Fest’s preferred taxi service. You can reach them at (847) 253-4411 or order online at You can prearrange your round-trip so that you can fully enjoy your time at the Brew Fest.

Don’t Drive! Stay at the Holiday Inn.

Holiday Inn Express and Suites Lake Zurich is offering a Brew Fest special rate of $115.00 for a room with a standard king or two queens. Tell them you are coming to the Barrington Brew Fest and use rate code “BBF.” 

The hotel will also provide shuttle service to and from downtown Barrington at 2:30, 7, 9 and 11 p.m. For details, call the hotel at (847) 726-7500 or book online now.