McHenry’s Soberfest is an annual conference put on by the McHenry’s Soberfest Group of Alcoholics Anonymous Northern Illinois Area 20. If you are wanting to talk to someone about yours or a loved one’s drinking or drug use, please see the links to our Friends.
McHenry’s Soberfest has meetings and activities for AA members, Al-Anon members, Alateens, and our guests. There are AA and Al-Anon speakers Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Join us for our Saturday evening banquet and speaker. Even if you don’t register for the banquet, you can still hear all the speakers and dance the night away. There are even shops with recovery related jewelry, clothing, and literature.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday Speakers
Saturday Night Banquet, Speaker, and Dance
AA and Al-Anon Archives
AA and Al-Anon Literature
Recovery Gift Shops
We welcome behavioral health professionals, members of other recovery programs who find strength in AA’s 12 Steps, guests who are interested in recovery programs, and all our family and friends!
The theme of the 31st Annual McHenry’s Soberfest is "A Spiritual Awakening". “A Spiritual Awakening”. “Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to alcoholics, and to practice these principles in all our affairs….” — “Alcoholics Anonymous” (AA’s Big Book) Chapter 5, ‘HOW IT WORKS,’ pg. 60. Our 2020 logo ties into the path of the 12 steps on the third page of Chapter 5 – as the 12th step…