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  • What is the price of Blocktoberfest?
    General admission is free. You can't beat that!
  • Will there be food and drink available for purchase?
    There will be a wonderful variety of food, soft drinks, beer, wine and hard seltzer for sale. Proceeds help fund the fest and the revitalization of Downtown Glenview.
  • Do I need a wristband?
    Only if you are consuming alcohol. Anyone purchasing tickets for beer and wine will need to show an ID and wristbands will be provided.
  • Do you accept credit cards?
    Credit cards and cash are accepted for food and beverage ticket purchases.
  • Are kids allowed?
    Of course! It’s Glenview after all. Children 18 and under are allowed at all times, except after 7pm in the Sponsors Lounge. You won’t want to miss our great family fun area with loads of activities: performances, games, crafts, face painting, and balloon artists during the day.
  • Can we go in and out of the fest grounds?
    Yes, you will be able to enter and re-enter.
  • Can we bring coolers?
    Coolers and outside food and beverage are not permitted. A wide variety of food and beverages are available for purchase. Funds from food and bev sales support the fest, so please indulge on site.
  • What if it rains?
    The event is rain or shine unless there is dangerous weather.
  • How do I get to Blocktoberfest?
    We encourage people to take Metra, ride bikes, walk, or take a ride share to the festival.
  • What Metra train should I take to Blocktoberfest?
    The Metra Milwaukee District North Line train stopping at Downtown Glenview drops you steps away from the fest.
  • Are bikes allowed in the fest?
    Please park bikes by the Metra Train Station. Strollers and wagons are welcome in the fest. No bikes, rollerblades, or scooters inside the fest, please.
  • Where can I park?
    The Metra lot is open to the north and south of Glenview, Rd. Parking will be available after 6:30 PM at Our Lady of Perpetual Help.
  • Is there handicapped parking in the area?
    There are a number of handicap accessible parking spaces at the Metra lot on N. Harlem across from Jackman Park.
  • Can I bring my dog to the festival?
    We love fur babies, but only service dogs are allowed.
  • Can I bring a folding chair?
    We will have free chairs available, so no need to bother.
  • How long will Glenview Rd. be closed?
    Glenview Rd will be closed from 7 am to midnight. Follow posted detour signs.
  • What are the safety measures being taken for Blocktoberfest?
    The Glenview Police Department will be providing extra layers of security by deploying additional officers in key locations. They will also be working with public works to provide crowd and traffic control support.
  • Can I get involved?
    Yes! We are always in need of volunteers to help pull off a great event. You can see and sign-up for volunteer opportunities here.
  • How can I contact you?
    For general inquiry contact us at
Festival FAQs

Festival FAQs

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