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Begyle Brewing and Dovetail Brewery are joining forces and hosting the third annual Oktoberfestiversary.  For two days, October 6 and 7, Begyle and Dovetail are celebrating the season, the neighborhood and, of course, beer—with a festival that is part Oktoberfest (with more than 30 locally brewery beers on tap) and part anniversary party (Begyle turns 6!).  There will be special tappings from both breweries at 2 p.m. Saturday (Dovetail) and Sunday (Begyle), a giant selection of beer on tap all weekend long. Attendees can look forward to food from some of Chicago's finest food trucks and pop-ups including Three Legged Tacos, Chicago Pizza Boss, DonerMen, Pierogi Rig, Bop Bar Truck, Cookout on Wheels, La Cocinita, Paulina Meat Market, and Mac Dynamite. 

In addition to outdoor seating and beer options, both taprooms will be open and serving beer to festival-goers.

Some of the vendors will include:  Katherine Anne Confections, Lucky Prints, Mutt Jackson (for the pups) Soap Distillery, a. favorite design with more to come!  

Kids’ Corner: 


12-6 p.m.: Decorating clay pumpkins and fall leaf ornaments with Lillstreet Art Center

12-5 p.m.: Wiggleworms Instrument Petting Zoo from Old Town School of Folk Music. Try out a new instrument.

The fest is located right off the Irving Park Brown-line and will be held in the Ravenswood corridor between W. Belle Plaine and W. Cuyler Ave. and  is free with a $5 suggested donation to benefit The Friendship Center, Friendship Pet Food Pantry, and CHIRP Radio 107.1FM

Saturday Music Line Up:  11 a.m. – 1 pm CHIRP Radio 107.1FM 1 p.m. - Friends of the Bog 2 p.m. - Prost Modern Band  3 p.m. - Robert Rolfe Feddersen 4 p.m. - Furious Frank 5:15 p.m. - Salt Sweat Sugar 6:30 p.m. - Elle Casazza 7:45 p.m. - The Funk Crusaders Sunday Music Line Up:  11 a.m. – 1 p.m. - CHIRP Radio 107.1FM 1 p.m. - The Box Band 2 p.m. - Prost Modern Band  3 p.m. - Uncle Jesse and The Rippers 4 p.m. - The Bank Notes 5:15 p.m. - Stone Believers 6:30 p.m. Coyote Ghost 7:45 p.m. LowDown Brass Band


Saturday, October 6, 2018

Sunday, October 7, 2018

11 a.m.-10 p.m.

The Ravenswood corridor between W. Belle Plaine and W. Cuyler Ave.

About Begyle Brewing Co.:

As a company, Begyle Brewing, located at 1800 W. Cuyler, Chicago, prides itself on offering a diverse and approachable selection of quality beer that brings people together. With their CSB (community supported brewery) program, they’ve built a community of beer lovers, offering members 6 or 12-month growler-fill subscriptions. By hosting events and supporting local organizations, they’ve also strengthened their connection to the community at large. Begyle’s brewery and taproom have become a neighborhood staple, as well as a destination for travelers. For more information about Begyle, please visit, follow Begyle on Twitter and Instagram at @begylebrewing, visit their Facebook,

About Dovetail Brewery:

Dovetail Brewery, located at 1800 W. Belle Plaine in Chicago, is a craft brewery owned by brewers Hagen Dost and Bill Wesselink, specializing in delicious, balanced beers brewed using traditional German and Belgian brewing methods. Signature beers include unfiltered German-style lagers, traditional Hefeweizen, Rauchbier and Lambic-style sour beers. Dovetail Brewery also produces a variety of special seasonal beers

The 22,000-square foot brewing facility includes an attractive tap room that is open to the public for drinking and retail sales. For more information about Dovetail Brewery, please visit the brewery’s website, follow Dovetail Brewery on Twitter at @dovetailbrewery, visit Dovetail Brewery on Facebook, or follow Dovetail Brewery on Instagram.


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