Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 12/4/23

Hop into the holiday spirit with Eventide Brewing’s Letters to Santa Party on December 16 

Grant Park’s favorite neighborhood brewery will feature fun for the entire family

Jingle all the way to Eventide Brewing on Saturday, December 16, for an unforgettable holiday bash filled with festive fun, frothy brews and seasonal surprises. The event will include:

Gingerbread house building competition: Build, sip, win! 

  • Join the gingerbread house building competition for just $20. This sweet deal includes a gingerbread house kit and a beer to boost your creativity. Prizes await the three best creations. 
  • Extra icing, gumdrops or decorations? Feel free to bring your own supplies to add that personal twist to your gingerbread masterpiece.

Letters to Santa: North Pole express mail 

  • A letter-writing station will be set up in the brewery for your little elves to pen their wishes to Santa. 

Ho-ho-photo ops: Santa’s special appearance

  • Have your family photos taken with the jolly old guy. A donation of $5 is requested to take your photo with Santa. All proceeds from pictures will be donated to Blessing Bags of Warmth to spread the joy beyond brewery walls.

Holiday gift market: Shop local, gift joy

  • Explore the holiday market with a sleigh-full of local vendors. Find the perfect, including artisan jewelry, foods, soaps, home goods, crafts and more.

Exclusive brews: A taste of holiday cheer

  • Back by popular demand, the brewery will release its Candy Cane Kattegat, a baltic porter swirled with peppermint.
  • Blitzen, the brewery’s limited-release White IPA, is making its final festive flight. Get it before it’s gone forever. 

Jingle Bell Rock: Live music to lift your spirits

  • Enjoy live performances of your favorite holiday tunes. The perfect soundtrack to sip your Candy Cane Kattegat to or while perusing the gift market. 

Cuban Christmas feast

  • Don Fausto’s  will present a traditional Cuban Christmas menu, including ropa vieja and roasted mojo pork.

For more information about the event, please visit: eventidebrewing.com/upcoming-events.