The Beer Garden at Independence Grove in Libertyville is open for the season.
Late spring through early fall, the Beer Garden features a variety of Lake County craft brews on tap, along with packaged snacks and other beverages. Plenty of casual lakeside seating is available.
Beer Garden Menu
Kick back, relax and enjoy SeptOberfest at the Beer Garden. Events will be held Wednesday and Thursday nights in September and October. Entertainment will vary each night and includes live music, opportunities to meet Lake County brewers, trivia nights, and more.
Tentative seasonal hours pending staffing levels and weather.
Look for these signs at the Beer Garden at Independence Grove in Libertyville. These compostable cups are an environmentally friendly alternative to conventional plastic and are made from annually renewable plant-sourced NatureWorks ® PLA. Each week a compost pick-up service collects the cups to properly dispose of them.
No dogs, horses or other pets are allowed in the preserve or preserve facilities.
Qualified services animals are allowed throughout the preserve and in all preserve facilities.
Host an Event
Offering panoramic views of the lake and preserve, the Beer Garden at Independence Grove can be reserved for special events such as birthday parties, reunions, picnics, corporate retreats and other private celebrations. Available to rent late spring through late fall, the Beer Garden features a variety of local craft brews on tap, along with packaged snacks and other beverages. There are semi private and full buy-out options available, and plenty of casual lakeside seating. For catering arrangements, please contact Events at Independence Grove at 847-247-1111, or you can bring in the food yourself.
Please fill out an events inquiry form, and our team will be in touch soon.
Includes 3 hours access to Beer Garden back patio with up to 10 bar height tables.
Private access to rear restrooms.
1 bartender for event.
Choice of up to 3 draft beers or 2 draft beers and a can selection from current inventory of beers.
Canned beers, seltzers and non-alcoholic beverages available.
Pre-purchased beverage tokens available (1/guest) at $5/token.