Please join us on Sunday, July 6th, for the biggest event in Maple Tree Inn's history. We are flying the Glen David Andrews Band up from New Orleans to perform at our inaugural NOLA Fest! The Leadfoot Band opens and sets the stage for an incredible day filled with food, fun, and great times. The entire parking lot will be cordoned off with a complete stage, lighting & sound system under one giant roof, craft beer & cocktail tents, food tents, and more!
Craft Beer Vendors on site:
Abita: Louisiana's first Craft Brewery featuring summer seasonals Lemon Wheat and their just-released Seersucker Summer Pils.
Forbidden Root: Chicago's brand new botanical brewery. Brewer BJ Pichman will be on hand pouring Forbidden Root (Oak-Aged Root Beer with Natural Flavors & Molasses); Sublime Ginger (Wheat Ale with Ginger, Key Lime, Honeybush & Lemon Myrtle); and Shady Character (Porter with Black Walnuts, Roasted Chestnuts & Licorice).
Lazy Magnolia: The OFFICIAL Chicagoland launch of this Mississippi Craft Brewery brand new to the area! Featuring their flagship Southern Pecan Nut Brown Ale; Southern Hops'pitality Session IPA; and limited release, Song of the South, a crisp, refreshing Berliner Weisse.
Lagunitas: Paul Boot Romano will be hanging out with the Lagunitas Sprinter Van on site pouring summer favorites DayTime; Pils; A Little Sumpin' Sumpin'; IPA; and their brand new Fusion Ale.
Moody Tongue: Chicago's first "culinary" brewery featuring fresh farmers market ingredients, headed up by chef/brewmaster Jared Rouben. Pouring brand new releases Crushed Green Coriander Wit, described as having "the aromatics of Fruit Loops"; and Cold-Pressed Paw Paw Belgian, a beer made with local pawpaw (a fruit reminiscent of mango, papaya, and pineapple).
New Orleans Specialty Cocktails available:
The Hurricane (made with rum, passion fruit, fresh squeezed lemon, lime & orange juices); and The Creole Voodoo Zombie (made with white, dark & gold rums, guava, mango & pineapple juices)
This is an ALL AGES event. Children under the age of 10 are FREE. Tickets allow full-day access (noon - 9pm) to the event and stage area for both The Leadfoot Band and the Glen David Andrews Band. Food & drinks can be purchased separately. Please bring proper identification if you wish to purchase alcohol.
Maple Tree Inn (View)
13301 S. Olde Western Ave.
Blue Island, IL 60406