Tours / Events




Brewery tour:

If you like to drink it and want to know more about how your beer is made, let us take you on a tour of the world of beer. You will learn about ingredients, take a look inside our tanks, and find out more about the processes behind beer production.

Small-group tours will be conducted most Saturdays and Sundays at 3 pm. The brewmaster guided tour will take approximately one hour followed by a sampling of all Riggs Beers. Plan for up to two hours. Closed-toe shoes are required.

We can only take a limited amount of visitors on each tour. So to make sure you have a spot, please check the tour calendar on this page and sign up. Cost for the tour is $10 per person and includes a generous sampling of our beers. Online sign-up closes 1 hour prior to tour start. For for any last minute interest, please call the brewery at 217-718-5345 to see if any spaces are still available.

Special Tours:

If want to sign up for a tour further out than the ones listed here or if you have a group of 6 or more people and want to schedule a special private tour at a different time, please contact or call 217-718-5345 .

Special Events:

Our taproom and Beer Garden host a multitude of special events such as Oktoberfest, weddings, board game nights, live music, drone races and more. For details on special events, please see the calendar below.

Reservations / private events:

Please email to reserve tables for your group or to get more information about planning a private event.

Sign up for a tour right here.

Pick your date and click "Register Now".


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April 15 - April 21
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    Paint a Sign - Party

    12:30 PM-3:30 PM
    Riggs Beer Company

    1901 S High Cross Rd, Urbana, Illinois, USA

    Organized by Pretties by Paris Paint Parties:

    We invite you to bring a group of friends together to paint a sign, with our guidance, and take it home to hang on your own wall. You will have a great time! How does it work? Book your spot and follow the directions below for selecting your sign/design. Pretties by Paris will bring everything that you need for the party.

    Everyone can pick their own design. You do NOT have to pick the same design. Have questions? Feel free to message me anytime.

    1. Pick a design.

    2. Choose the board size that you want to paint your design on.

    3. Click on the party that you will attend.

    4. Click on Add to cart.

    5.Check out, as easy as that.

    Your next step is to show up at the party and have fun. I will bring everything that you need for the sign.


    Besides Riggs beers, Riggs offers a variety of wine, cider, soda, juice, water, coffee…

    Science on Tap

    4:00 PM-5:00 PM
    Riggs Beer Company

    1901 S High Cross Rd, Urbana, Illinois, USA

    Science on Tap!

    A new discussion series for the community led by graduate students in the School of Molecular and Cellular Biology. Hosted by the MCB Graduate Student Association and held at Riggs Beer Company.

    Nicholas Heller, Crop Sciences graduate student will speak on:

    The ‘Century Beer’: 100+ years of selective breeding for the best
    beer-brewing corn

    The Illinois Long-Term Selection Experiment (ILTSE) is in its 117th year. These materials have had many uses throughout the years
    and demonstrate biological limits for protein and oil concentration in maize kernels. We’ll discuss yet another use for these unique materials in the brewing of beer.

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    Live Music: The Salt Fork Ramblers

    6:00 PM-8:00 PM
    Riggs Beer Company

    1901 S High Cross Rd, Urbana, Illinois, USA

    This band started by doing bluegrass/ gospel then moved into classic country with a drummer and now we play a small mix of oldies rock and roll with our emphasis on mostly classic country, such as songs from Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and Brooks and Dunn.  Along with a whole lot more! We have been together for more than 3 years now.

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