The venue at Independence Grove Forest Preserve in Libertyville features a variety of local craft brews on tap and cans, wines and hard ciders, along with packaged snacks.
Plenty of casual lakeside seating is available at the family-friendly picturesque setting.
Fire pits and free firewood, first come, first served, are available for use along the lakefront. S'mores kits are on hand for purchase.
Non alcoholic beers are available. Beer flights and tastings will again be included in the lineup this season.
For the first time, the Beer Garden at Independence Grove is offering its seasonal menu through Untappd, a geosocial networking service used through your phone app.
Menus featuring local breweries will be updated weekly on the app.
May: Saturdays, Sundays, Memorial Day 1–9 p.m.
Starting May 30:
Tuesday through Friday: 5-9 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 1-9 p.m.
Entrance is free for Lake County residents.
Non-residents are charged $12 on weekends and holidays and $6 during the week beginning the week after Memorial Day.
After Labor Day, entrance fees are collected on weekends only.
For more information, call 847.968.3499 AskAnEducator@LCFPD.org