New Cool Things in Beloit

Beloit is a historic and hip city that has been restoring, revitalizing, and reinventing itself since 2000. There seems to be no end to new businesses, events, and activities in and around Beloit. Take a look at a few below to check out on on your next trip!

New Brewery in Beloit!

g5 Brewing Co. in Beloit
G5 Brewing Opened May, 2019

G5 Brewing Company is a legacy project for a family of five Gunderson’s. It is built in their hometown at 1801 Gateway Boulevard. Brewhouse consultant and nationally certified Master Beer Judge, Keith Symonds, was hired to help establish the G5 Brewing brand. The Gateway brewery features a 10-barrel brewing system. They are currently serving 12 brews including wheats, IPAs, browns, and stouts just to name a few.

New Brewery at G5 Brewing in Beloit
Bavarian Style Pretzel
Freshly baked pretzel served with a lager green chile cheese sauce, IPA mustard, corn nuts, and pickles

In addition to beer, they offer five white wines and four reds and a full menu, including appetizers, soups and salads, sandwiches, burgers, entrees, and pizza.

Hours:
Tuesday: 4-10 pm
Wednesday-Thursday: 11 am-10 pm
Friday-Saturday: 11 am-11 pm
Sunday – 11 am – 8 pm

1895 Gateway Blvd.
608.368.7492
Website
Facebook

New Venue for Live Music!


music at truk't in Beloit

Truk’t opened in fall of 2018 and has been a local favorite for their fresh ingredients, hand-made tortillas, and of course house margaritas!

In addition to amazing food, truk’t is now having live music every Saturday during the Farmers’ Market at 12 pm May through October. Their garage doors will open early at 10 am for bloodies and cocktails (weather permitting).

Hours:
Monday-Thursday: 11 am-10 pm
Friday-Saturday 11 am-11 pm
Sunday: 11 am- 10 pm

443 E Grand Ave.
608.368.7144
Website
Facebook


New Annual Event in and around Beloit!

Beloit 608 day

Beloit 608 Day is brought to you by Visit Beloit and other community partners. The event will be an annual event and aims to showcase the people, places, and things that make Beloit and surrounding communities great!

The day-long event plays off our 608 area code and will celebrate all the things that make Beloit, and the 608 area, a great place to experience with friends and family. There will several fun experiences, events, and specials throughout the city.

Website
Facebook


Summer Rooftop Wine Tastings!

Roof Top at Hotel Goodwin

June 5, July 16, August 22
5-8 pm

The grand room/open-air terrace on top of Hotel Goodwin, the only rooftop venue in Beloit, will be the site of three wine tasting events this summer. These events, hosted by Velvet Buffalo Café and Hotel Goodwin will offer the best views of downtown Beloit while you sip, savor, and share amazing wine! Each tasting will feature different bottles from a number of wine producers and regions. Ticket price includes wine tasting as well as sample food pairings. Tickets will be sold at the door.

June 5th: $30/person
July 16th: $45/person
August 22nd: TBD

Velvet Buffalo Café Website
Velvet Buffalo Café Facebook


New Rock River Trail Visitor Center!

Nature at the Confluence in South Beloit
Nature at the Confluence/Rock River Trail Welcome Center

Nature At The Confluence, and urban environmental center in South Beloit, IL, received a 2019 Environmental Grant to support a new Rock River Trail visitor information center at Nature At The Confluence which is located at the half-way point on the Rock River Trail.

Grant funds will be used to create learning features such as an exterior interpretive sign and an interior display through which visitors will learn about the watershed and the importance of water stewardship and habitat restoration.

Hours:
Grounds are Open Dawn to Dusk
Building is open during programs and during the summer (June-Aug)

306 Dickop St., South Beloit, IL 61080
815.200.6910
Website
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    VetsRoll 10

    May 19 @ 5:14 am - May 22 @ 9:30 pm
    Tue 21

    Beloit Memorial Jazz Orchestra Performance

    May 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Wed 22

    BIFF Year Round: Spring Shorts Surprise

    May 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Wed 22

    Trivia @ The Rock Bar & Grill

    May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


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