Chicago Ale Fest
A celebration of American Craft Beer in the heart of Chicago.
2017 Chicago Ale Fest
Summer – Edition
June 23 & 24, 2017
Butler Field – Grant Park
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 American craft beers, live music and some of Chicago’s favorite food trucks. Join us on Chicago’s front lawn for one of the most anticipated summer craft beer event of the year.
Early Entry: 6:00 – 10:00 pm
General Admission: 7:00 – 10:00 pm
Early Entry: 2:00 – 6:00 pm
General Admission: 3:00 – 6:00 pm
2018 Chicago Ale Fest
Winter – Edition
Saturday, January 27, 2018
Navy Pier Aon Grand Ballroom
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 – with a strong focus on winter seasonals. The fest will also feature some of Chicago’s favorite food trucks and a DJ spinning your favorite hits. Join us at Navy Pier for the largest winter craft beer events in Chicago.
Early Entry: 11:00 – 3:00 pm
General Admission: 12:00 – 3:00 pm
Early Entry: 5:00 – 9:00 pm
General Admission: 6:00 – 9:00 pm