Naperville Ale Fest
FAQ

Naperville Ale Fest
Winter

Event Details

WHAT

2018 Naperville Ale Fest – Winter Edition

WHEN

Saturday, February 24, 2018
12:00 to 4:00 pm

WHERE

Frontier Park
3380 Cedar Glade Rd
Naperville, IL 60564

WHY

150+ American craft beers

Naperville Ale Fest
Summer

Event Details

WHAT

2018 Naperville Ale Fest – Summer Edition

WHEN

Friday, July 13, 2018

Early Admission – TBD

General Admission – TBD

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Early Admission – 12:00 to 5:00 pm

General Admission – 1:00 to 5:00 pm

WHERE

Naper Settlement
523 S. Webster St.
Naperville, IL 60540

WHY

200+ American craft beers and 20+ wines.

General Questions

IS THIS A FAMILY EVENT

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.

CAN I BRING WATER

Yes and water will also be available at the fest.

CAN I BRING MY DOG

We love dogs but unfortunately no dogs are allowed into the fest. Plus, dogs shouldn’t drink beer.

CAN I BRING MY OWN BEER

No outside food or drinks are allowed inside the festival.  Once inside the fest water will be provided for drinking and rinsing your glass. The only exception is pretzel necklaces.

CAN I BRING MY OWN CHAIR

There will be picnic tables for seating but if you are particularly attached to your chair you can bring it into the fest.

WILL THERE BE FOOD AVAILABLE

Yes, some of the areas best restaurants, food trucks, and catering companies will be in attendance.

WHAT IF IT RAINS

The Naperville Ale Fest is a rain or shine event. Don’t tell us you’ve never drank in the rain.

WHY ARE THERE DRINK TICKETS

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.

WHERE CAN I PARK

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.

I CAN NO LONGER ATTEND - CAN I RECEIVE A REFUND

All ticket sales are final – no refunds or exchanges.

WILL TICKETS BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT THE GATE

Yes, tickets will be available for purchase at the gate.
General Admission – $60
Designated Driver – $15

IS THE NAPERVILLE ALE FEST WINTER EDITION OUTDOORS

This is an outdoor winter beer fests.  Please dress for the weather.  There are 4 large semi enclosed tents and some completely open  tents.

WHERE CAN I PARK FOR THE NAPERVILLE ALE FEST WINTER EDITION

There will be parking available at Neuqua Valley High School.  (There may be other events going on in the school so spots could be limited) There is a satellite location at Wheaton Salem Church (1852 95th St, Naperville, IL 60564).  Busses will be making loops between the Church parking lot and the fest grounds.

*Please see map for bus pick up and drop off as well as spots that are available to park in (Please park in the commuter lot only)

Tickets to the 2018 Naperville Ale Fest - Winter Edition go on sale Thursday, November 22nd at 10am!!