Ticket Information

Barrington Brew Fest ticket information

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

At the gate, fest guests will receive one Brew Fest program, on which are printed icons for 20 3-ounce drink samples. Brewers will mark the program when they provide a sample. Additional sample tickets will be available for 50 cents each; cash sales only.


General admission

$50 day of event (Cash only)
Includes beer samplings, tasting glass and Brew Fest t-shirt (while supplies last).

$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 amazing 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.