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.

June 23
Early Entry – 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
General Admission – 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

June 24
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.

Session 1
Early Entry – 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
General Admission – 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Session 2
Early Entry – 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
General Admission – 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

2018 Chicago Ale Fest
Winter – Edition

Saturday, January 27, 2018
Navy Pier Aon Grand Ballroom

2017 Chicago Ale Fest
Summer – Edition

June 23 & 24, 2017
Butler Field – Grant Park

FAQs

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Tickets

Tickets to the 2017 Chicago Ale Fest – Summer Edition go on sale Thursday,
March 23 at 10:00am.

Brewers

The Chicago Ale Fest – Winter Edition will feature over 150 unique American craft beers.
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Tickets to the 2017 Chicago Ale Fest - Summer Edition go on March 23 at 10:00 am!!

Chicago Ale Fest