Deep Thoughts

Oct
11
Gino’s East Pizza is Saving the Great Lakes and Drinking Beer at the Same Damn Time.

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Don’t worry be HOPPY; save the Lakes and drink beer! As the Chicago Festival Season comes to an end, Gino’s East River North (500 North LaSalle Chicago, IL 60654) will end the season and celebrate its first Great Lake Fest Tuesday, October 23rd from 5pm-9pm in support of the Alliance for the Great Lakes.

The Great Lakes Fest will take place across all three floors at the River North location, and will feature a special collaboration craft beer from Resident Brewmaster Kevin McMahon and the Bruery (boutique craft brewery located in Orange County) on the first floor, giant yards games (Jenga, Connect Four, and Cornhole, etc.) and photo booth on the second floor, and an exclusive comedy show at The Comedy Bar featuring Ahmed Ahmed on the third floor.

Tickets for this event are $5 and will include a voucher for a delicious slice of our new thin crust pizza. Tickets to The Comedy Bar show are sold separately at a suggested retail price of $30 general admission and $40 for VIP. All proceeds will go to and benefit the Alliance for the Great Lakes.

In addition, Gino’s East will raffle off one signed Blackhawks stick from the 2017-2018 team, two signed pucks one by Patrick Kane and another by Brandon Saad; and two signed photos one by Brent Seabrook and the other by Nike Schmaltz. Also, guests can enjoy upbeat funky vibes from local artists to keep the party going while enjoying exclusive beer tastings from the following local breweries below:

  • Virtue Cider
  • Eris
  • Green Star
  • Lagunitas
  • Revolution

The Great Lakes Fest is the final fundraising efforts in Gino’s East yearlong commitment to donating $25,000 to the Alliance for the Great Lakes. Since the beginning of this year, Gino’s East has donated all of the proceeds from its reusable bag sales to the Alliance for the Great Lakes, and also pledged to switch all of their disposable containers to recycled products as well as eliminating plastic straws.

The Great Lakes Fest is a fun way to have a good time and give back. Cheers to beers, laughs and a good cause!

Join Gino's East and the Alliance for the Great Lakes to save our lakes one beer at a time. To donate and/or RSVP visit our Eventbrite.