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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Wedtoberfest 2016 Was Awesome!

This year’s Wedtoberfest was bigger and better than ever before. We had a blast at Artifact Events on September 22nd, drinking and eating so many delicious things! Thanks to everyone who came out to drink beer and talk weddings. Check out these great photos by Ryan Moore Photography to relive Wedtoberfest!

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Thank you to all of our amazing beer sponsors for this year’s Wedtoberfest: Tighthead Brewing Company, Solemn Oath Brewery, Vander Mill, Alarmist Brewing, Motor Row Brewing, Revolution Brewing, 3 Sheeps Brewing Company, Aleman Brewery, and Begyle Brewing Company. We extend an equal thank you to all of our other event sponsors that helped make this an awesome event: Indie Wed, Naturally Yours Events, Artifact Events, Atmosphere Events Group, Bottles & Cans, B-Cycled Bottles, Chicago Style Weddings, Collective Resource, FIG Catering, FIG Drinks, and Old North Film Company.

Last but definitely not least, thank you to all the amazing local wedding vendors that participated: 3Larks Bridal Boutique, Anita Weds, Ballroom Dance Chicago, Bay View Printing Company, Big Delicious Planet, Black Dog Gelato, Cacao Sweets & Treats, Cage and Aquarium, Cartwheel Events, Chicago Detours, CHOP CHOP Mobile Salon, Coach House Pictures, Dame Couture, doodlebooth, Ed & Eileen Photography, Elements Preserved Vintage Rental, Eric Floberg Film, Fiber Florist, Flowers by Stem, Flowers for Dreams, Food for Thought, Green Line Talent, Gussied, Jazi Photo Booth, LEAP Weddings, Lucky Invitations, Molly’s Cupcakes, Neil Dixon Smith, Nika Vaughan Bridal Aritists, poemgrown, Regina Jules Bridal, Rev It Up!, Ryan Moore Photography, That Travel Lady, The Tamale Spaceship, The Traveling Photo Booth, Thistle & Twine, Tuan B & Co, We Only Do Pretty, and Whitney Cinema.

Sponsor Spotlight: Tighthead Brewing Company

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Wedtoberfest is lucky enough to have some returning beer sponsors, and Tighthead Brewing Company is one of them! They are a craft brewery located in Mundelein, a northern suburb just outside of Chicago. Their lively brewpub is a neighborhood institution where friends and families can meet up to enjoy great music and the best beer in town. They’ve been in the business since 2011, and they’ve put their heart and soul into every glass. Read a little more about them below.  Read more

Wedtoberfest 2015 Was A Blast!

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Wow, the Wedtoberfest team really can’t begin to thank everyone for coming out on September 17th and making it such a great event! Couples were able to let loose, have fun, and enjoy drinks and snacks while planning the details of their weddings. So many of our participating vendors and sponsors had really cool, creative booths that exemplified their unique brand and style. Take a look at the photos below by Tuan B & Co to relive Wedtoberfest 2015!

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Sponsor Spotlight: Motor Row Brewing

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Motor Row Brewing is another one of our local and delicious beer sponsors for this year’s Wedtoberfest. Motor Row strives to make all of their beer styles clean, refreshing and great tasting- and they definitely achieve it. No gimmicks, no crazy names or logos- just real beer for real people. They even source all of their ingredients as locally as possible, and that is something we are on board with because we love supporting local. Learn a little more about them! Read more