What is Lou Dog Events?
Lou Dog Events is a production and management company that specializes in craft beer festivals. We produce and manage a portfolio of craft beer festivals in the Chicagoland area. We also consult and partner with both for profit and nonprofit organizations and government agencies to help them host craft beer festivals. As a social entrepreneurship company we focus on supporting the communities in which we live and work.

What does Lou Dog Events do?
Lou Dog Events produces and manages numerous craft beer festivals throughout the Chicagoland area. Lou Dog Events strives to provide the best craft beer festival experience for attendees, vendors, and volunteers alike.

What is craft beer?
Craft beer is beer that is produced by a microbrewery in smaller quantities than larger, commercial breweries. Craft breweries are usually locally-owned and distribute their beer locally as well.

What is a craft beer festival?
A craft beer festival gives attendees the opportunity to sample craft beer from breweries in their home state and beyond. Both craft beer aficionados and those new to craft beer are welcome to participate to try old favorites and new brews.

Why should I go to a craft beer festival produced and managed by Lou Dog Events?
Lou Dog Events aims to provide the premier craft beer festival experience in the state of Illinois. Our festivals bring in brewers from the Midwest and beyond in an effort to educate and entertain all festival attendees, both enthusiasts and newbies alike.

Why use a production and management company to produce a craft beer festival?
If you are a chamber of commerce or other non-profit organization, it can be difficult to devote the staff time and resources necessary to produce a successful fundraising event for your organization. By working with Lou Dog Events, you can leave the planning to us while we create a carefully-curated event suited to your wants and needs.

Do you have a list of upcoming events?
Yes, please visit our festivals page.

Who can I contact for more information?
Please click here to contact us.