Bruegala 2022: Boogala 2022-09-05T20:29:19-05:00

Get ready for a scary good time!

Join the Bloomington-Normal Jaycees and the City of Bloomington as we team up for a frighteningly fun beer festival! Brüegala is back and bigger than ever with a new theme for the Halloween season: BOOgala! 

  • Friday, October 7th from 5:00-10:00pm on the historic McLean County courthouse square.

  • Over fifteen great local breweries with all of your favorite brews.

  • Three thrilling bands to enjoy and help you get your monster mash on!

  • Scarily delicious food vendors to choose from

  • Profits from the event go toward supporting two great charities right here in the Bloomington-Normal community!

If you are a new fan, Bruegala is a local charity beer festival hosted by the Bloomington-Normal Jaycees and the City of Bloomington. In the past, the event has gathered thousands of devoted fans and raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for multiple local charities. In 2019 alone, Bruegala raised over $40,000 for charities in right here in the community. This year, we want to see YOU at the Halloween-themed event to see what the excitement is about.

Charities Chosen For 2022 Bruegala

Wishbone Canine Rescue

Wishbone Canine Rescue is committed to saving lives, 4 paws at a time, through rescue, safe haven, adoption and community assistance. 

Old House Society

Old House Society is committed to the preservation of old world elegance, architecture, and the homes in our community.

Learn More About The Jaycees

 If you’re interested in joining the Bloomington-Normal Jaycees for other fun events throughout the year, check out our pages for our Annual Christmas ParadeHoliday Helpings Meal Donation Project, and the Doggie Easter Egg Hunt.

Interested In Volunteering

This event would not be possible without the support and  volunteers! If interested in volunteering for the event click the button below to visit the signup sheet. Our only requirement is that all volunteers be 21+ with valid ID. 

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