2017 Sponsor Spotlight: Naturally Yours Events

Naturally Yours Events, the co-event planning sponsor (along with Indie Wed), wrangled all of the details and logistics for Wedtoberfest. From pre-event communication to loud-out supervising, they really oversee all that goes into executing an event. Although planning weddings is what Naturally Yours Events is largely known for, they love planning and coordinating other events too (especially ones where the focus is BEER!). Learn a little more about what’s going on at Naturally Yours Events by reading the Q&A with Carlene (the Owner) below:

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2017 Sponsor Spotlight: Bottles & Cans

Bottles & Cans– one of our favorite local specialty liquor stores- not only sells tasty booze to individual customers, but also supplies in bulk to weddings and events! We were grateful to have them as a sponsor this year, providing wine to the non-beer drinkers at Wedtoberfest. We spoke to Carly, Owner of Bottles & Cans, about what’s been new at the shop:
Photo from Wedtberfest 2016 by Ryan Moore Photography

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Brewery Tour: Band of Bohemia

We’re super excited to announce that one of our favorite local Ravenswood spots is sponsoring this year’s Wedtoberfest. Band of Bohemia truly has it all – unique house-made beer, a gorgeous space, ridiculously delicious food, oh and a Michelin star. Their menu is perfectly composed – offering seasonal bites with suggested beer pairings, using the beer they brew in-house.  Read more

Wedtoberfest 2017 Date Announced!

Summer is in full swing, and ice cold beer has never tasted so good. There’s nothing like enjoying a delicious local beer in one of the city’s countless beer gardens. Even though we absolutely adore Chicago in the summertime, there is one date we wish would get here faster: September 21st!  We can’t wait for this year’s Wedtoberfest -it’s going to be the best one yet.

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Beer-Focused Date Night Ideas

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Photo by Michael Kiser, GoodBeerHunting.com

Instead of going to see a movie for your next date night, mix it up and do something that involves your shared love for beer! Chicago has an incredibly vibrant beer scene with over sixty breweries in the city, so there are tons of options for beer-themed activities. Get inspired by the list below, and “cheers!” with your partner this weekend.

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How to Incorporate Your Love for Beer into Your Wedding

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Photo by Ryan Moore Photography

Do you love beer? Are you getting married? If the answer to both these questions is “yes”, we think you should incorporate beer into your big day! Whether you and your partner make beer for a living, or you both simply adore drinking it, there are many creative ways to express your affinity for beer at this momentous occasion. Check out these ideas of how to incorporate beer into your wedding festivities.

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