Chicago Ale Fest
A celebration of American Craft Beer in the heart of Chicago.
Chicago Ale Fest – Summer Edition
The 2017 Chicago Ale Fest – Summer Edition will take place on Friday, June 23rd and Saturday, June 24th. Located at Butler Field in historic Grant Park, bordered by the Chicago skyline and Lake Michigan, the fest will feature more then 200 beers from over 100 American craft breweries, live music and food from some of Chicago’s favorite food trucks. Join us on Chicago’s front lawn for one of the most anticipated summer craft beer events of the year.
Early Entry – 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
General Admission – 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Early Entry – 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
General Admission – 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Chicago Ale Fest – Winter Edition
The 2018 Chicago Ale Fest – Winter Edition will take place on Saturday, January 27, 2018 in the Aon Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier. The fest will feature more then 150 American Craft Beers, Chicago’s favorite food trucks and a DJ spinning a dvs playlist. Join us at Navy Pier for one of the most anticipated winter beer events of the year.
Early Entry – 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
General Admission – 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Early Entry – 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
General Admission – 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm