The Illinois Grape Growers and Vintners Alliance (IGGVA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to developing the viticulture and enology interests of Illinois through information exchange and cooperation among Illinois grape producers and vintners.
At Tangled Roots Brewing Company, they’re about beers, not bandwagons. Flavors, not fads. Liquids, not labels. This is beer done right. With an appreciation for natural elements, and an aversion to pretense. With a devotion to craft, a dedication to authenticity, and a respect for where we came from.
A respect for our roots.
The Ottawa Boat Club is a beautiful, historic landmark located at the confluence of the Illinois and Fox Rivers in Ottawa, Illinois. Our building provides a unique and elegant space for all types of events, including weddings, small and large parties, benefits, and more. Enjoy summer nights and cocktails on the veranda, overlooking the river, at the Ottawa Boat Club.
Welcome to Illinois’ historic I&M Canal National Heritage Corridor. Situated between Lake Michigan and the Illinois River, the region is an outdoor recreational dream, beginning with miles of trails and waterways stretching from suburban Chicago all the way to Starved Rock State Park. Stay at four star hotels to cozy bed and breakfasts, explore Route 66, shop big-names and boutiques, dine on hearty home cooking or haute cuisine, and play at the area’s exciting attractions and gaming venues.
The I&M Canal Heritage Corridor has everything you are looking for in a weekend getaway or your next tour or meeting.
Thanks to our sponsor: Heritage Harbor Ottawa! It’s The Place for waterfront living, The Place to get away, The Place for boating, and The Place to explore! Only 90 minutes southwest of Chicago and just minutes from Starved Rock State Park – explore authentic Illinois and discover yourself. This is the place…
SPECIAL THANKS to our Shuttle Service Provider – Star Ford Rental. They have been an important sponsor of our fest since the VERY beginning. They have donated their vehicles to transport our attendees to and from the festival and their hotels! And BIG thanks to the Ottawa Visitors Center for providing the drivers!