With the wide variety of craft breweries along the South Shore, there’s always something going on.
Various brew festivals provide visitors an opportunity to sample numerous breweries' beers while enjoying live music and food sampling. Valpo Brewfest in September, hosted at Central Park Plaza, features samples of more than 200 different brews and the chance to vote for your favorite to win the Hoosier Brew award. Three Floyd's infamous Dark Lord Day in May marks the one-day release of their Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout, and attendees can enjoy live music and sample brews from all over the world. Crown Beer Fest in June, hosted by Crown Brewing at the Lake County Fairgrounds, offers attendees beer samples from Indiana, Illinois and other surrounding states. At Munster Ale Fest in October at Centennial Park, you can explore the flavors of local and nationwide craft brews as well as some of the finest local food vendors.
Check out the listings below for information on fun happenings and entertainment at local breweries, craft beer festivals, community events, tours and tastings.