Get Answers To Frequently Asked Questions

Our summer concert series kicks off on Thursday, June 13th At CD&ME Frankfort, IL.

Event dates are:
Thursday, June 13th – CD&ME
July 20th – Venue 1012

Please refer to the homepage for event location details and direction links

Tickets can be purchased on the homepage

Tickets once sold to the general public will become available 24hr after a ticket is sold. Free tickets are available by pressing “Get Tickets” next to the event of your choice.

Due to safety concerns, outside food and beverages are not allowed in the event

Vet Fest 141 Foundation will donate up to 1 ticket for every ticket sold to a Active Duty Military, Police , Fire Department and First Responders! As tickets are purchased, free tickets will become available for an Active Duty Military, Veterans, Police & Fire Department!

Free tickets are available to Veterans, Active Duty Military, Police & Fire Department

No, Vet Fest is open to the public for all to attend. Get your tickets here: https://vetfest141.org

You can contact our Sponsorship team at chrisskilnik@vetfest141.org or 708-705-2469. For more information on sponsorship, click here: https://vetfest141.org/sponsorship-opportunities/

If you would like to have a booth at Vet Fest, please contact Chris Skilnik: chrisskilnik@vetfest141.org

Chairs and lawn blankets are allowed for our July 20th Event – Oswego, IL.

Yes! Umbrellas are allowed for our July 20th Event – Oswego, IL.

June 13th – CD&ME Frankfort – 21 & over only
July 20th- Venue 1012 Oswego – All Ages
Ages 12 and under are free for our July 20th event in Oswego, IL.

For each concert ticket purchased we give a concert TICKET away for FREE to Military , Police and Fire Dept. There is a cost , we have to pay for the costs of bringing in the artists and giving half of the house away for free, we need financial support to help produce the concert event , the donations go to help offset those costs.

We also give to Folds of Honor , Wounded Warriors , R.I.P. Medical debt , Chicago Food Pantry , Local food Pantry, Local School Districts , Free Christmas Trees and Free Steak dinners.

We have another program called , Buy One For A Vet , this is a tab , when donations come in , we run a tab . That tab allows a qualified free Concert Ticket Recipient to a FREE beverage and a burger ( Depending on the amenities at the Venue ) . Effectively , a qualified recipient can attend the Concert for free and have a beverage and burger for free.

Vet Fest It’s a Concert series to Honor those who serve, it’s Our way of saying “THANK YOU”.

Yes! All donations can be tax deductible. Vet Fest 141 Foundation is a 501c3.
Click Here For Vet Fest 141 IRS Determination Letter

Table reservations & reserved seating will be available for the following events:

June 13 – CD&ME Frankfort

Please contact CD&ME for details:

Police & Fire: Badge/Shield accepted
Military: Military ID (DD Form 2, 2065, 1173 CAC – Common Access Card, Discharge Papers, DD Form 214, VA ID, State ID Listing Veteran, etc)