Ticket Information

Barrington Brew Fest ticket information

To comply with Illinois liquor law and Village of Barrington regulation, Barrington Brew
Fest will be a ticketed event.

At the gate, fest attendees will receive a card good for 20 3-ounce drink samples. Brewers will mark the card when they provide a sample. Additional samples are available for 50 cents per ticket; cash sales only.


General admission

$40 in advance (Advance tickets are available online until 5 p.m., July 11)
$50 day of event (Cash only)

Includes beer samplings, tasting glass and Brew Fest t-shirt.

$20: Designated driver
Includes unlimited soft drinks, tasting glass and Brew Fest t-shirt

About those t-shirts: You are guaranteed to get a t-shirt if you purchase your ticket in advance at McGonigal’s Pub (you can pick up your shirt at the time of purchase) or if you purchase a VIP ticket. Remaining t-shirts will be distributed at the gate on a first-come, first-served basis.


VIP admission

$80 - online sales only

Enter the Brew Fest at 2:30 and sample a selection of premium craft brews. VIPs will have their own special seating area. Includes a tasting glass and t-shirt, along with an assortment of delicious snacks from Whole Foods Market Kildeer and a coupon for one of Brew Fest’s food vendors.


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Also available: Brew Fest/Uncork Barrington combo ticket    

$75 (online sales only)

Sample 50 premium wines the evening before. The 10th annual Uncork Barrington will be held in the tent on Friday, July 11, from 6-10 p.m. A combo ticket admits you to both Brew Fest and Uncork! Details.