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Chicago Events - Windy City Smokeout BBQ, Beer & Country Music Festival
10 Jul 2018
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Chicago Events - Windy City Smokeout BBQ, Beer & Country Music Festival

Chicago's Windy City Smokeout Festival: BBQ, Beer & Country Music

Do you believe in barbecue? One of Chicago's top-rated festivals arrives this July 13-15 right across the river from our hotel! It's about a 10-minute walk to ready the Windy City Smokeout, a summer celebration of slow-smoked barbecue, Chicago craft beer, and live country music. Billed as one of the country's best festivals by Forbes Magazine, the Smokeout brings out a diverse crowd of foodies, pitmasters, brewmasters, and musicians.

Lip-Smacking Barbecue, Cold Beer & Cool Events

You'll also find special events throughout the weekend at the Windy City Smokeout, from a barbecue brunch to mixology class:

  • Meet the Legends: All-Day BBQ Extravaganza with the Masters of ‘Cue
  • Casamigos Tequila Mixology Class
  • Windy City Sweatout Group Cycle Class & Fundraiser
  • Pearl's Southern Comfort Crawfish Boil
  • BBQ Brunch
  • The Biggest Happy Hour of the Summer

Chicago Hotel by Windy City Smokeout with Rooftop Bar

Walk to the action at the Windy City Smokeout when you stay at our nearby hotel in River North. It's the perfect way to experience one of the hottest Chicago events – and to take a break in your comfortable room or suite whenever you want to. We also offer an indoor pool, fitness center, and a rooftop bar with awesome views. Don't wait – make your hotel reservations today!