CHICAGO — If you’re missing Chance the Snapper, Humboldt Park’s beloved gator, you have one last chance to say goodbye.
Though the gator is gone (he’s now living in Florida), he was honored with a Chance-themed beer at Revolution Brewing. The last of the limited-edition witbier with pineapple and coconut will be poured Saturday at an event hosted by Revolution to celebrate bicycles.
The event, dubbed Chicago Bike Revolution, will allow participants to ride their bikes in an opening parade, listen to live music, play games and more in Humboldt Park at 1301 N. Humboldt Drive. It’ll raise money for West Town Bikes, a group that hosts youth programs and promotes bicycle riding across the city by providing affordable bikes to under-served communities.
Food and drinks will be available at the festival. Revolution Brewing saved its last two kegs of Humboldt Gator beer specifically for the festival after it sold out in about a week. It’s the brewery’s fastest-selling draft of the year, a spokesman said.
Children — but not pets — will be allowed. Kids 12 and younger will be admitted for free as long as they’re with an adult who has a ticket.
Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the gate. The Saturday festival starts with the parade at 1 p.m. Live music runs 2-10 p.m.
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