FAQ's

MANHATTAN ON TAP 
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
FESTIVAL DATE AND TIMES
SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 2019
5:00 P.M.-11:30 P.M.

CAN MY CHILDREN ATTEND THE FESTIVAL?

NO, THIS IS A 21 AND OVER EVENT. NO ONE UNDER THE AGE OF 21 WILL BE ALLOWED TO ENTER.

 

WHAT IS THE COST TO ATTEND MANHATTAN ON TAP?

CASH ONLY - NO CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED

  • GENERAL ADMISSION = $5.00

  • TASTING PACKAGE TICKET = $25.00 (INCLUDES ENTRY TO THE FEST, SOUVENIR TASTING GLASS AND 7 TASTING TICKETS)

  • PRE-SALE TASTING PACKAGE TICKET = $20.00 ON SALE UNTIL FRIDAY, JUNE 15TH AT BERKOTS' MANHATTAN, BERKOT'S NEW LENOX, OR MANHATTAN VILLAGE HALL.

  • CRAFT BEER TASTING TICKET = $3.00 (please note that tasting tickets can only be used for a Craft Beer tasting and not for domestic beers)

  • CRAFT BEER TASTING = 1 TICKET

  • DOMESTIC BEER/WINE TICKET = $5.00 (please note that drink tickets can only be used for domestic beer/wine and not for craft beer tastings)

  • DOMESTIC BEER (BUDWEISER, BUD LIGHT, MICHELOB ULTRA, STELLA ARTOIS, GOOSEISLAND 3212 WHEAT, MAGNER'S IRISH CIDER, SMIRNOFF RED, WHITE & BERRY) = 1 TICKET

  • WINE (MERLOT, COPA DI VINO MOSCATO)

  • MANHATTAN ON TAP SOUVENIR 5 OZ. TASTING GLASS = $3.00

     

NO REFUNDS​

WHAT TIME IS THE CRAFT BEER TASTING?

THE CRAFT BEER TASTING IS FROM 5:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. AFTER THAT TIME THE FESTIVAL REMAINS OPEN UNTIL 11:30 P.M. WITH FOOD, LIVE ENTERTAINMENT AND DOMESTIC AND CRAFT BEERS AND WINE FOR PURCHASE.

WHERE DO THE PROFITS OF THE FESTIVAL GO?

MANHATTAN ON TAP IS A COMMUNITY FUNDRAISER. 100% OF THE PROFITS FROM MANHATTAN ON TAP CRAFT BEER FEST ARE DONATED BACK TO THE COMMUNITY GROUPS THAT HAVE ORGANIZED AND VOLUNTEERED FOR THE EVENT.


THOSE GROUPS ARE:

BOY SCOUTS

ILLINOIS CELTICS BASEBALL
MANHATTAN PATRIOTS FOOTBALL/CHEER
MANHATTAN TOWNSHIP FOOD PANTRY
OPERATION CARE PACKAGE

WE WANT TO THANK YOU IN ADVANCE FOR ATTENDING THE FESTIVAL AND SUPPORTING THESE COMMUNITY GROUPS!

WHERE IS THE MANHATTAN ON TAP FESTIVAL LOCATED?

THE FEST IS HELD AT THE PARKING LOT ON PARK ROAD IN DOWNTOWN MANHATTAN, IL. (North of Central Park)

THE INTERSECTION OF U.S. ROUTE 52 AND S. PARK ROAD. 

WHERE DO I PARK?

THERE ARE PLENTY PLACES TO PARK IN DOWNTOWN MANHATTAN. THERE IS A PARKING LOT AT THE INTERSECTION OF U.S. ROUTE 52 AND WABASH STREET, AND ON STREET PARKING. OVERFLOW PARKING IS LOCATED AT THE METRA STATION, 15601 W. SWEEDLER RD.

ENTRY & SECURITY

THERE WILL BE TWO ENTRY AREAS TO THE FEST - ONE AT THE SOUTH END AND ONE AT THE NORTH END. POLICE WILL BE ON HAND TO CHECK ID'S AT THE GATE. YOU MUST BE 21 AND OVER TO ENTER THE FEST AND BE ABLE TO SHOW YOUR DRIVER'S LICENSE OR STATE ID.

 

 

VOLUNTEERS: WHERE DO I CHECK-IN?

VOLUNTEERS WILL CHECK-IN AT THE SOUTH ADMISSION GATE (by the red caboose) BEFORE ENTERING THE FESTIVAL.

THE VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR IS DON WOHLEBER AND CAN BE CONTACTED VIA EMAIL AT dwohleber@me.com.

 

WEATHER

THE MANHATTAN ON TAP FESTIVAL WILL GO ON RAIN OR SHINE. 

THESE ITEMS ARE PROHIBITED

OUTSIDE FOOD, BEVERAGES (WATER, SODA, ALCOHOL, ETC...) OR COOLERS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED INTO THE FEST.

WILL THERE BE FOOD FOR PURCHASE?

FOOD, SODA, AND WATER WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE THROUGH THE FOOD VENDORS. FOOD AND BEVERAGES FOR SALE CAN BE FOUND ON THE FOOD VENDOR TAB OF THIS WEBSITE.