Join the world’s largest beer celebration! With a large beer tent featuring many authentic German beers, food and root beer for kids, there is fun for the whole family. All are welcome to visit the animals at the zoo and continue to Oktoberfest for more fun activities.
Beer Tent Admission is $5.00
Parking and Attendance is Free

Join the world’s largest beer celebration! With a large beer tent featuring many authentic German beers, food and root beer for kids, there is fun for the whole family. All are welcome to visit the animals at the zoo and continue to Oktoberfest for more fun activities.
Beer Tent Admission is $5.00
Parking and Attendance is Free

Come explore world cuisines and connect with other students!

Join us as a current DePaul student shares about the cuisine she grew up with. She will share stories about foods she loves from home, how to cook them, and how to find good Mexican food in Chicago.

Order take out and join us on Zoom for this fun study break & chance to make a virtual escape to Mexico!

Registration is required for receive Zoom link.

This iconic event is one of the most ethnically unique outdoor events in Chicago and the Midwest. Attracting more than 40,000 people from throughout the region, Chinatown Summer Fair is a true celebration of Far East beauty and culture including food, art and music located on Wentworth Avenue from Cermak Avenue to 24th Place in Chicago.

Get ready for this wine-friendly, pre-dinner pairing plate completely made up of cheeses from Italy. Fresh and goaty, blue and spicy – this plate has it all, with the perfect pairing elements to make any mouth water. That’s amore!

Virtual Class FAQ
Order Contact orders@murrayscheese.com

Education Dept Contact education@murrayscheese.com

What will be included in my virtual class delivery?

A single ticket includes 4 different 1/4lb cheeses with 4 perfect food pairings such as spreads and sweets, allowing up to 4 people to participate in the cheese tasting. A single order may not be split into separate shipments. 1 order will be shipped as a whole unit to 1 address only.

When do I receive class details? Webinar link to watch?

Our virtual public classes are hosted on a webinar app. The details of which platform to download and the webinar ID with all necessary sign in details will be sent 2 DAYS before class. Please ensure you download the webinar app ahead of class so you don’t run into connection issues day of! This email will also outline which pairings will be in your delivery and how to cut and plate them before class for set up.*IF YOU ARE NOT SEEING THESE EMAILS, PLEASE CHECK YOUR SPAM FOLDER. It may have been rerouted.

Will the class be recorded?

Yes! We record all of our public classes and send them to all attendees following the live session. This is for anyone who had a later delivery, couldn’t make the live session, or simply want to review information from class.

Where can I have this order shipped?

All orders must be for US delivery only. PO boxes are also not valid. Please double check your attendee shipping information! Any mistakes may hold up delivery.

When will I receive tracking information for my delivery?

Two days before your scheduled class, FedEx sends the tracking ID to the attendee’s email. We ship everything overnight so you will receive tracking information from FedEx when your box ships.

When should I expect my delivery?

Deliveries arrive between 2 days before your class and day of your class. It is sent with ice packs and proper packaging for keeping the contents cold in transit. Please contact us if any delivery issues.

What if I received damaged/broken/missing any items in the delivery?

Please contact us at orders@murrayscheese.com for product reshipment

What if this is a gift? A wonderful idea for a gift!

Please ensure the ‘attendee’ information is filled out with shipping details and email address of who is receiving the gift, not the purchaser. The attendees information is what is pulled for shipping details and class emails from instructors.

When do tickets sales close?

This does unfortunately mean we are unable to open them again. Sales close at the time when final orders must be sent through to ensure delivery in time for class.

Allergies/Item Substitutions?

Unfortunately we cannot make substitutions of any kind for these virtual classes, simply due to warehouse constraints. We can guarantee that everything is in its own packaging and there is no cross contamination between products. Please email us if any issues after we have sent the final product list a few days before class.

Will I need anything from home to use in the class?

First, you’ll need a reliable internet connection! You can access the stream via smartphone, tablet, or a computer. Your instructors recommend a medium sized cutting board for portioning out your cheeses, along with a non-serrated knife. Add to your home collection before class by heading to our online store to secure that perfect portioning tool or add a bit of flair with our beautiful cheese slates or knives. Be sure to ask your instructor about how to use specialty tools to take your cheese portioning to the next level!

Am I able to ask questions or interact with the class?

All throughout the session, only the instructor will have video and sound function operating.Our streaming platforms allow anyone participating in the class to ask a question or make a comment through a chat function.

Do you have wine or other beverage pairings available?

We are now offering a Beverage Pairing Packet as an add on to your ticket! This comprehensive pairing guide will give you a breakdown of the best pairings among cocktails, wine, beer, etc with our amazing cheeses and is only $5! It may be purchased as an add on during checkout on Eventbrite OR via this link on our Murray’s Cheese website. We will send the Beverage Pairing Guide once sales have closed a few days before class.

FOR NEW YORK STATE RESIDENTS ONLY!

NEW: We can now ship wine to our New York state audience! If you’re looking to add some hand-picked choices from our Murray’s beverage team, please use this link. There are tiered packages to choose from that will suit the novice and connoisseur alike. Again, this offering is only available to our New York State audience, in observance with SLA law.

This iconic event is one of the most ethnically unique outdoor events in Chicago and the Midwest. Attracting more than 40,000 people from throughout the region, Chinatown Summer Fair is a true celebration of Far East beauty and culture including food, art and music located on Wentworth Avenue from Cermak Avenue to 24th Place in Chicago.

Annually during Labor Day Weekend, the Festival grounds in Chicago’s Washington Park come alive in a simulated African village. Attendees are transported across the Diaspora with interactive engagements, vibrant drumming, museum quality and collectible artifacts, colorful and rich handwoven fabric and textile, and other program spaces and Interactive spaces include: Drum & Afro-folk Village, Children and Family, African Heritage, African Spirituality, Wellness (Health) Village, Books and Authors, Fine Art, Film and Video, Food Court, Seniors and Quilting, and the African Marketplace.

Annually during Labor Day Weekend, the Festival grounds in Chicago’s Washington Park come alive in a simulated African village. Attendees are transported across the Diaspora with interactive engagements, vibrant drumming, museum quality and collectible artifacts, colorful and rich handwoven fabric and textile, and other program spaces and Interactive spaces include: Drum & Afro-folk Village, Children and Family, African Heritage, African Spirituality, Wellness (Health) Village, Books and Authors, Fine Art, Film and Video, Food Court, Seniors and Quilting, and the African Marketplace.

Calling all taco and tequila enthusiasts! Chicago’s flavor fusion event is back, and we’ve expanded the celebration to two days. Immerse yourself in the north lawn of Lincoln Park and start your day with a complimentary margarita upon entry. Some like them sweet, while others enjoy them spicy. The second annual Chicago Taco & Tequila Fest will have them all!

Tacos from top Windy city eateries will be available for purchase including, carne asada, chorizo, barbacoa, carnitas, al pastor, veggie, street tacos & more. Complement your plate with side dishes such as elotes, tamales, guacamole, quesadillas, and desserts.