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Contact: Sarah Sill
Elgin Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
PH: (847) 695-7540

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                             September 20, 2016



ELGIN, IL – The Elgin Area Convention and Visitors Bureau is pleased to announce the first annual Pour on the Promenade Festival taking place on Riverside Drive in Downtown Elgin, Friday, September 30, 2016, from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Art enthusiasts, wine, and craft beer lovers alike will unite for food trucks, beer and wine tastings, and twenty artists along the Fox River.

As part of the festivities, twenty artists will set up their work for sale. Food Trucks will be open for event attendees to indulge in local food options. Yard games will be set up to keep you entertained with giant Jenga, Bags, Dice, and more. La Vita Cigars will provide their cigars to be sold to the public, Martini Room and Chooch’s Pizza are providing wine and craft beer tastings. There will also be a trivia scavenger hunt throughout the event that if you answer or take pictures of the required clues-the EACVB will pick one lucky winner for a Stay-cation at a local hotel. Along with the wine and beer tasting, there will be food demos and live music! For more information go to: http://northernfoxrivervalley.com/visit/pour-on-the-promenade/.

Many partners within the community will be sponsoring wine, craft beer, food, and assisting the Elgin Area Convention and Visitors Bureau. Our presenting sponsor is Grand Victoria Casino who will have a booth to tell visitors about their event called, “Rocktoberfest” happening the next day.  Pour on the Promenade is co-sponsored by the Elgin Cultural Arts Commission, where they will also have a booth for upcoming fall events.

The EACVB invites all art enthusiasts, residents and visitors to the area to join us in celebrating Pour on the Promenade. This event is open to the public with a $20 advanced registration or $25 at the door. Tickets can be purchased online at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pour-on-the-promenade-tickets-26804175009

The objective of the Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau is to encourage, foster, promote and stimulate sporting events, conventions and tourism in Chicagoland’s Northern Fox River Valley area. Our mission is to promote Chicagoland’s Northern Fox River Valley as a premier visitor destination generating business for our partners in the hospitality industry.



For More Information

The Elgin Area Convention and Visitors Bureau serves nine communities in the Northern Fox River Valley including Elgin, Bartlett, Carpentersville, East Dundee, Gilberts, Hampshire, Sleepy Hollow, South Elgin, and West Dundee. Please contact us at (847) 695-7540 or at www.northernfoxrivervalley.com for more information.

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Media Contact:
Elgin Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
77 Riverside Drive, Elgin, IL 60120
(800) 217-5362 or (847) 695-7540