Windy City Smokeout 2018

2018-06-28T14:39:51+00:00June 28th, 2018|What's Happening|0 Comments
560 W Grand Ave.,
Chicago, IL 60654
Friday – Gates open at 2pm
Saturday – Gates open at 12pm
Sunday – Gates open at 12pmBOX OFFICE HOURS & LOCATION:Friday, July 13th  12:30pm-9pm
Saturday, July 14th 11:00am-9pm
Sunday, July 15th 11:00am-9pm
Elevate your 2018 Smokeout experience with exciting events happening throughout the weekend including The Biggest Happy Hour of the Summer, Casamigos Mixology Class, BBQ Brunch and more! Check in for details on more upcoming festival events.

Meet the Legends: All-Day BBQ Extravaganza with the Masters of ‘Cue

Saturday, July 14 – 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM


Includes 3-day VIP festival pass, all-day BBQ class, “Taste the Park” food pass, plus Legends Dinner for you and a guest.  Windy City Smokeout is the only place to experience this once-in-a-lifetime BBQ extravaganza with the true Legends of Barbecue. […]Details Tickets

Pearl’s Southern Comfort Crawfish Boil

Sunday – 5:30 pm

$45 (in addition to a Sunday or 3-day ticket)

Get a taste of Louisiana at this down-home Crawfish Boil, hosted by Pearl’s Southern Comfort of Chicago. Enjoy old fashioned Creole cuisine accompanied by Sazeracs, Hurricanes and craft beer.Details Tickets

BBQ Brunch

Sunday – 10:00 am

Price: $50 (in addition to a Sunday or 3-day ticket)

Enjoy a BBQ brunch featuring a variety of dishes from each of the Windy City Smokeout pitmasters, alongside a Bloody Mary and Mimosa Bar with all of the fixins.Details Tickets

Oink & Barrel Tasting

Knob Creek

Sunday, July 15th – 1 PM – 2 PM


American whiskey and country ham are a perfect pair! Join expert Adam Harris, Bour-Bon Vivant and Beam Suntory’s American Whiskey National Brand Ambassador, for a tasting experience featuring four distinct Knob Creek variants including Knob […]Details Tickets

Casamigos Tequila Mixology Class


Friday – 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM


Try your hand at becoming a mixology master! Join Casamigos Tequila’s Master Mixologist, Kristin Clark, for an expertly guided tasting experience and hands-on craft cocktail class using Casamigos Tequila’s finest spirits. Each ticket includes two tasting pours […]Details Tickets

The Biggest Happy Hour of the Summer

Sponsored by Budweiser

Friday – 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Free, drinks a la carte

This year, the weather won’t be the only thing that’s hot. Kick off your festival weekend with a happy hour, hosted by Budweiser, featuring $3 domestic and craft beers, and live music from up-and-coming artists.Details

Windy City Sweatout Group Cycle Class & FundraiserFitness Formula Clubs (FFC) and Life FitnessSaturday – 9:00 AMMinimum $200 DonationEvery 90 minutes someone in the country is diagnosed with ALS. Please join us at the Windy City Smokeout for a special working featuring Fitness Formula Club’s best instructors – Jennifer Dahl & Austin Head. […]Details Tickets