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Chicago Rum Festival

Written By: Jessie White

The 5th annual Chicago Rum Festival is upon us! All throughout the day on April 19th the Chicago Rum Festival (otherwise known as the Midwest Rum Fest) will be taking place at the Logan Square Auditorium in the Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago. This is a ticketed event with limited admission so make sure to grab your tickets before it’s too late!

This event includes multiple ticket options with different experiences offered with each ticket purchase.

The Spirit Industry Session

Are you a part of the service industry? This ticket is the one for you! From 1:00-2:30 pm industry participants will have the chance to mingle with rum brand representatives, attend training seminars, and of course taste a large variety of different rums. This ticket also features a 2 oz. souvenir snifter cup!

“Grand Tasting” Session

Do you consider yourself a rum aficionado? This ticket may just hit the spot with no chaser! The general admission “Grand Tasting” session consists of a three hour program with educational brand seminars, complimentary snacks and water, a 2 oz. souvenir snifter cup, and a rum-tasting session featuring over 50 rum spirits.

VIP Grand Educational and Tasting Session

Do you love rum so much that you want to know the details of the entire operation? This ticket is perfect for your rum-lovin’ needs! The VIP Educational and Tasting session consists of educational brand seminars, complimentary snacks and water, and an extra hour to enjoy the rum-tasting session featuring countless rum expressions from all over the country and a VIP Souvenir Glass!

Where to Stay?

The Majestic Hotel

Located in the heart of Wrigleyville, accessible via Red Line train

The City Suites Hotel

Located in the heart of Boystown, accessible via Red Line train

The Willows Hotel

Located at the edge of Lakeview and Lincoln Park, accessible via Brown Line train

The Ivy Hotel

Located near the Magnificent Mile

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