This is strictly a 21 and over event – so leave the little ones at home. Everyone entering the fest must present a valid government issued ID.
We love dogs but unfortunately no dogs are allowed into the fest. Plus, dogs shouldn’t drink beer.
No outside food or drinks are allowed inside the festival – this includes bottled water. Once inside the fest water will be provided for drinking and rinsing your glass. The only exception is pretzel necklaces.
There will be picnic tables for seating but if you are particularly attached to your chair you can bring it into the fest.
Yes, some of the areas best restaurant and catering companies will be in attendance.
The Naperville Ale Fest is a rain or shine event. Don’t tell us you’ve never drank in the rain.
This is a regulatory measure to keep in compliance with Illinois liquor laws. Naperville Ale Fest ticket holders will receive 18 drink tickets. Each drink ticket can be exchanged for a 3oz sample. Additional drink tickets are available for $0.50 per ticket. Additional samples are limited to 10 tickets for a total of 30 oz.
Parking is available at the Naperville Municipal Lot, Naperville Central High School Lot, and at the city garage at Washington & Chicago – these lots are free so get there early if you plan on parking in one.
All ticket sales are final – no refunds or exchanges.
Yes, tickets will be available for purchase at the gate.
General Admission – $50
Designated Driver – $15