Half Priced Chicago Foodie and Drink Events | Windy City Discount Event Tickets

Taste 30+ Varieties of Whiskey & Scotch

at Old Crow Smokehouse on Kinzie Street, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Sat, February 03
FULL PRICE: $50 - $60
OFFER PRICE: $25 - $30

Whether you're a fan of barrel-aged scotch from the Highlands, Kentucky straight bourbon, single malt whisky or virtually any other variety of this timeless and popular spirit, you'll be sure to expan... [more+]

Whether you're a fan of barrel-aged scotch from the Highlands, Kentucky straight bourbon, single malt whisky or virtually any other variety of this timeless and popular spirit, you'll be sure to expand your whiskey-sippin' horizons at the Chicago Whiskey Festival. Set at the Old Crow Smokehouse, the fest features over 30 varieties of whiskey, bourbon and scotch to sample. VIP Admission includes one-hour early entry, plus unique tastings and one-on-one time with distillers. [less-]

Beer Crawl Through Chicago's Hyde Park Neighborhood

at American Walks, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Sun, February 25
FULL PRICE: $85
OFFER PRICE: $42.50

Chicago's craft beer scene is definitely hopping (pun so intended). Spend a relaxing Sunday afternoon sipping and buzzing through your way through the city on this beer crawl through the trendy Hyde P... [more+]

Chicago's craft beer scene is definitely hopping (pun so intended). Spend a relaxing Sunday afternoon sipping and buzzing through your way through the city on this beer crawl through the trendy Hyde Park neighborhood. The first stop to get you going includes a flight of brews from an award-winning spot. Then, you'll get an "urban Southern backwoods" experience at the next place before finishing off four joints in total. Trust us, the beer won't stop flowing, and the food specials in between make it all the more tempting to try every variety you can get. [less-]

Chicago Wine Fest: 35+ Wines From Around the World

at Moe's Cantina River North, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Sat, March 10
Sat, March 31
FULL PRICE: $50
OFFER PRICE: $25

Cheese, wine, free stuff ... sounds like spring perfection. The Chicago Wine Fest (formerly River North Wine Fest) returns with tastings of over 35 wines from all over the world. Plus, there'll be che... [more+]

Cheese, wine, free stuff ... sounds like spring perfection. The Chicago Wine Fest (formerly River North Wine Fest) returns with tastings of over 35 wines from all over the world. Plus, there'll be cheese plates around, because cheese is not only an excellent pairing -- It is life. There are also a ton of codes you'll be able to use to grab free swag, and a photo contest will help you remember what you may forget after the 10th tasting. So go forth and eat, drink and be merry with the crew at Moe's Cantina River North. [less-]

2018 Chicago Beer Fest

at Old Crow Smokehouse on Kinzie Street, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Sat, April 07
FULL PRICE: $50
OFFER PRICE: $25

Calling all beer lovers: Formerly known as the River North Beer Fest, the 2018 Chicago Beer Fest brings together some of the best craft breweries in the country for a day of delicious brew sipping and... [more+]

Calling all beer lovers: Formerly known as the River North Beer Fest, the 2018 Chicago Beer Fest brings together some of the best craft breweries in the country for a day of delicious brew sipping and hanging out with your friends at Old Crow Smokehouse. Enjoy samples of over 25 unique beers from different local and national breweries. Put this event on your spring calendar and plan to come thirsty. [less-]

Sample Gluten-Free Products From 100+ Vendors at Allergen Friendly Expo

at Schaumburg Convention Center, Schaumburg
OFFER DATES:
Sat, April 07
FULL PRICE: $15
OFFER PRICE: $7.50

You can still savor the good things in life, no matter what kind of food allergy you may be stuck with. The Schaumburg Gluten Free and Allergen Friendly Expo widens your eyes to a whole new world of s... [more+]

You can still savor the good things in life, no matter what kind of food allergy you may be stuck with. The Schaumburg Gluten Free and Allergen Friendly Expo widens your eyes to a whole new world of savory and safe foods with samples, classes, coupons and more. Over 100 brands will be exhibiting treats and discounts to make your grocery shopping easier, and educational panels will teach you a thing or two on how to live a gluten-free lifestyle. Your favorite brands, restaurants, authors and bloggers will be around for a meet and greet, as well as a chance to get some seriously helpful advice about your allergies. Walk out of the Schaumburg Convention Center with a complimentary reusable tote bag to lug all those goodies, too. [less-]

Sip and Sample Spirits at the Chicago Rum Festival

at Logan Square Auditorium, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Sat, April 14
FULL PRICE: $105 - $120
OFFER PRICE: $52.50 - $60

The Chicago Rum Festival is coming to Logan Square Auditorium with an impressive selection of spirits. Sip on delicious samples from a souvenir signature cup, mingle with fellow rum aficionados and en... [more+]

The Chicago Rum Festival is coming to Logan Square Auditorium with an impressive selection of spirits. Sip on delicious samples from a souvenir signature cup, mingle with fellow rum aficionados and enjoy pleasant background music at this grand tasting event. [less-]

Say Cheese Fest Brings Together Chicago's Best Cheesy Foods

at Concord Fifty + Five, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Sun, April 15
FULL PRICE: $60
OFFER PRICE: $20 - $30

If you believe that cheese is a gift from above to be cherished, treasured and celebrated, then you simply can't miss Say Cheese Fest 2018 at Concord Fifty + Five in Chicago. Back by popular demand, S... [more+]

If you believe that cheese is a gift from above to be cherished, treasured and celebrated, then you simply can't miss Say Cheese Fest 2018 at Concord Fifty + Five in Chicago. Back by popular demand, Say Cheese Fest is a social event that brings together restaurants and retailers that serve the cheesiest products. Your ticket to this event gets you tasting samples from numerous cheese vendors, along with five drink tickets. You don't even have to say cheese at this event -- in a room full of cheese fanatics, everybody's already thinking it. [less-]

Chocolate, Wine & Spirits Tasting Expo

at Plumbers Union Hall, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Sat, April 21
Sun, April 22
FULL PRICE: $25
OFFER PRICE: $16

Spend a day in Chicago's red-hot West Loop and historic Randolph Street Market District, as the beautiful Beaux Arts-style complex at Plumbers Union Hall is transformed into a Chocolate, Wine & Spirit... [more+]

Spend a day in Chicago's red-hot West Loop and historic Randolph Street Market District, as the beautiful Beaux Arts-style complex at Plumbers Union Hall is transformed into a Chocolate, Wine & Spirits Tasting wonderland. Over 50 vendors will be displaying their products for you to sample and purchase. Meet and chat with the artisans, enjoy tastes of their delicious creations, and purchase your favorites to take home. Chefs and chocolatiers will be giving informational demos as well, showing you the best practices for sumptuous pairings of wine and foods. Your ticket also includes admission to the Coffee & Tea Expo at the same complex. [less-]

Chicago Donut Fest: Sample Sugary Treats, Mimosas & More

at Old Crow Smokehouse on Kinzie Street, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Sat, April 21
FULL PRICE: $50
OFFER PRICE: $28

If your idea of heaven is a warm donut in the morning, you're about to be very, very happy. At the Chicago Donut Fest, you'll spend the afternoon sampling all sorts of sugary treats from Chicago's fav... [more+]

If your idea of heaven is a warm donut in the morning, you're about to be very, very happy. At the Chicago Donut Fest, you'll spend the afternoon sampling all sorts of sugary treats from Chicago's favorite donut shops and bakeries. And if you get thirsty, just use one of your three drink tickets to grab a beer or mimosa to wash down all the glazed/maple/sprinkled deliciousness on offer. While this might seem like your childhood fantasies come to life, rest assured that this is an adults-only event, so keep the little ones at home. [less-]

Tasty City Staples on Famous Chicago Food Walk

at American Walks, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Sat, September 29
FULL PRICE: $50
OFFER PRICE: $20 - $25

The Famous Chicago Food walk showcases all of the foods you've come to love that were invented right here in Chicago. Explore Chicago's River North neighborhood with an expert tour guide. You'll sampl... [more+]

The Famous Chicago Food walk showcases all of the foods you've come to love that were invented right here in Chicago. Explore Chicago's River North neighborhood with an expert tour guide. You'll sample the best Italian beef around at Portillo's, Chicago-style dogs from the legendary Down Town Dogs plus the original Chicago deep-dish pizza at Pizzeria Uno. Don't be fooled by places claiming to be the original, this tour takes you to the spot where it was invented. Whether you're a tourist or a local, get to American Walks for a tasty tour through the city. [less-]

Delicious Food Tours of Chicago Neighborhoods

at American Walks, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Sat, October 13
FULL PRICE: $50
OFFER PRICE: $20 - $25

Choose from one of five neighborhood food tours with more neighborhoods to be added in 2018. Guests can choose between food tours of Lakeview, Hyde Park, Wrigley, Little Italy and Chinatown. All your ... [more+]

Choose from one of five neighborhood food tours with more neighborhoods to be added in 2018. Guests can choose between food tours of Lakeview, Hyde Park, Wrigley, Little Italy and Chinatown. All your food is included and most guests get full as each tour has many different stops for food. Every tour can be vegetarian friendly by request. [less-]

Chicago Pizza Tour: Dive Into Deep Dish

at American Walks, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Sun, October 28
FULL PRICE: $50
OFFER PRICE: $20 - $25

Explore Chicago's River North neighborhood with an expert tour guide while tasting the best pizza the city has to offer. You'll sample stuffed crust, gourmet wood-fired oven pizza and of course, the o... [more+]

Explore Chicago's River North neighborhood with an expert tour guide while tasting the best pizza the city has to offer. You'll sample stuffed crust, gourmet wood-fired oven pizza and of course, the original deep-dish pizza at the one-and-only Pizzeria Uno, where Chicago's signature pie was actually invented. Whether you're a tourist or a local, you're going to have a deliciously fun time. [less-]

Sweet Chicago Dessert Walk

at American Walks, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Sun, December 16
FULL PRICE: $50
OFFER PRICE: $20 - $25

Indulge your sweet tooth with fresh baked pastries, specialty coffees and hot chocolate, vegan desserts, artisan chocolates, gourmet southern delicacies, handmade fudge, ice cream, candy, gelato and m... [more+]

Indulge your sweet tooth with fresh baked pastries, specialty coffees and hot chocolate, vegan desserts, artisan chocolates, gourmet southern delicacies, handmade fudge, ice cream, candy, gelato and more during this walking tour in Chicago. Your experienced guide will take you on a journey through your choice of neighborhood: Lakeview, Andersonville or Hyde Park, with more neighborhoods to be added throughout 2018. Strolling along you'll sample at 6-10 select local shops and have the opportunity to purchase items with exclusive discounts. Whether you're a tourist or a local, an American Walks tour is a great way to get to know what's tasty in Chicago. [less-]

Chocolate Lovers Tour From Ghirardelli to Boutique

at Water Tower Place, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Sun, December 30
FULL PRICE: $50
OFFER PRICE: $20 - $25

Mmm chocolate truffle bars, gourmet cupcakes and handmade gelato -- is your mouth watering yet? If Hansel and Gretel are your spirit animals -- this tour is for you. Get your sugar rush on with this d... [more+]

Mmm chocolate truffle bars, gourmet cupcakes and handmade gelato -- is your mouth watering yet? If Hansel and Gretel are your spirit animals -- this tour is for you. Get your sugar rush on with this dream day for chocolate lovers in the Magnificent Mile area. From the popular Ghirardelli tourist spot to Chicago-specific gems off of the beaten path, fill your belly (and soul) with delights from five-ish boutiques and bakeries. Perfect for a date? It is your sweatheart afterall. Outing for the whole family? What kid doesn't want chocolate. Adventure for the squad? Yaaas. Meet up at Water Tower Place and your guide will take care of the rest with this all-inclusive tour. [less-]

Chicago Pizza & Beer Tour

at American Walks, Chicago
OFFER DATES:
Mon, December 31
FULL PRICE: $85
OFFER PRICE: $42.50

Explore the trendy River North neighborhood while discovering some of Chicago's best brewskis and 'za. Your guided tour kicks off with an award- winning flight of four house-brewed beers at one of Chi... [more+]

Explore the trendy River North neighborhood while discovering some of Chicago's best brewskis and 'za. Your guided tour kicks off with an award- winning flight of four house-brewed beers at one of Chicago's premier pizza spots. You'll choose two more beers to try at the next spot, and you'll end up at Pizzeria Uno's landmark location -- the birthplace of Chicago's famous deep-dish pie -- for a slice and your choice of one more beer. [less-]

Whiskey Tasting at Chicago Winter Whiskey Festival

at Flat Iron, Chicago
FULL PRICE: n/a
OFFER PRICE: n/a

Some folks prefer their whiskey on the rocks. We prefer ours neat -- and with about a dozen other top-notch whiskies right alongside it! That's the beauty of the Chicago Winter Whiskey Festival, a spe... [more+]

Some folks prefer their whiskey on the rocks. We prefer ours neat -- and with about a dozen other top-notch whiskies right alongside it! That's the beauty of the Chicago Winter Whiskey Festival, a special winter whiskey tasting event featuring single malts from the Scottish Highlands, small batch bourbons from Kentucky and pretty much everything in between. Enjoy an intimate setting at Chicago's Flat Iron as whiskey reps from Old Forester, Woodford Reserve, Mississippi River Distillery, Slane Irish Whiskey, Glenglassaugh Distillery and beyond pour and chat about a few of their top brands. [less-]