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No-Cover Craft BeerFest E-mail

Saturday June 22, 2019 :: Noon – 4:00 p.m

(1) 5 oz. Taster for $2.00
or (6) 5 oz. Tasters for $10.00

Featuring the following brewers and craft beers:

NOTE: Each drink ticket can be exchanged for a 5oz. tasting. All beer ticket sales are final – no refunds or exchanges.

Alter Hell Hazed Over IPA Kinslahger Chicago Common
Hopular Kid Pale Ale Prohibition Pilsner
Props Pilsner Noon Whistle Hop Prism
Argus Bloodshot Red Revolution Freedom of Press
Golden Prairie Honey Ginger Scallywag Blackbeard’s Revenge Cascadian Dark Ale
Ballast Point Fathom Raisin Sails Double Brown Ale
Grapefruit Sculpin Scorched Earth Foraging Swine
Brickstone Hopskip Hickster
Permanent Vacation Tangled Roots 4188 Pale Ale
Church Street Itascafest Red Lager City of Green
Pilsner Hipster Remix
City Lights Coconut Porter Kit Kupfer
Finch Hardcore Chimera Two Fools Pinehopple Cider
Firestone Walker 805 Ale Two Hound Red IPA
Half Day Warrior Paint Pilsner
Ike & Oak Fallow Fields
Farmhouse Ale (Saison)
Mt. Mea Kea New England IPA


Rotary GroveFest in Downtown Downers Grove, IL
Located in the Beer Garden and Entertainment Areas [ VIEW MAP ]
South Side of Railroad Track, Between Main Street and Forest Avenue

Is this Open to all Ages and Families

YES! However, anyone planning to drink at Craft BeerFest must be 21+ and present a valid government issued ID. If the kids want something fun to do, the Carnival will be open! Enjoy Unlimited Rides all day for just $27!

Can I bring my Dog or other animal?

Rotarians LOVE ANIMALS…..But Unfortunately NO DOGS or other animals are allowed in the Fest. Plus…Dogs shouldn’t drink beer….Especially good Craft Beer.

Can I bring in my own beer?

No outside beer or alcoholic beverages are allowed inside the festival. Water will be provided for rinsing your tasting glass.

Can I bring my own Chair?

YES. However, there will be tables for seating - but if you are particularly attached to your chair, you can bring it into the fest. Especially for staying around for the bands during and following the Craft Beer Event!

Will there be Food Available?

YES…Some Great restaurants and food vendors will be at the Fest for you to get all different kinds of food.

What if it rains?

The Rotary GroveFest Craft BeerFest is a rain or shine event….C’mon…Don’t tell us you’ve never drank in the rain - under a tent, but prayers for sunny skies and a beautiful day!

Why are there Drink Tickets?

One [1] drink ticket per a 5oz. sample.

Where can we park?

Parking is available at the Downers Grove Municipal Garage off of Washington Street. There are other numerous places to park. A number of churches in the area will have festival parking. Get there early to find your spot and get to the Fest!


The Rotary GroveFest Craft BeerFest will take place on Saturday afternoon, June 22nd, from Noon to 4 p.m.. The craft BeerFest will be held in the Rotary GroveFest Platinum Partners Beer Garden and Wenzel Select Properties Entertainment Area just south of the railroad track and west of Main and east of Forest Avenues, just North of the Downers Grove Public Library. The Fest will feature music and food from all the street vendors from Rotary GroveFest.

A portion of the proceeds will help with the Rotary Club of Downers Grove and their donations to local non-for-profits as well as regional and global causes.

The Rotary GroveFest Craft BeerFest is presented by The Rotary Club of Downers Grove and Rotary GroveFest.


To help support the Rotary Club of Downers Grove who gives back to many Not-For-Profits in Downers Grove and the surrounding areas.


There will be over 20 Food Vendors with all kinds of food fare! Come hungry and thirsty and you will love this Rotary GroveFest NO-COVER Craft BeerFest.


There are a number of area hotels that you can call for reservations. We Highly recommend The DoubleTree Hotel in Downers Grove. They are a supporter of this event.

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel & Conference Center Chicago-Downers Grove
2111 Butterfield Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 971-2000

Chicago Marriott Suites in Downers Grove
1500 Opus Pl, Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 852-1500

Holiday Inn Express in Downers Grove
3031 Finley Road Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 810-9500

Red Roof Inn in Downers Grove
1113 Butterfield Road Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 963-4205


As a Community Service organization, the Rotary Club of Downers Grove and the Rotary GroveFest members are committed to supporting the community in which we live and work. The goal of the Rotary GroveFest Craft BeerFest is to showcase craft beer while supporting the Downers Grove community and expanding Rotary GroveFest with another event within the current Community Festival.

A portion of the proceeds will help with donations to our local, regional and international not-for-profits and service projects that the Rotary Club of Downers Grove is active in supporting throughout our over 60 year history.


Are you interested in volunteering at the GroveFest Craft BeerFest?

We welcome all those aged 21 or older interested in helping us create the best festival experience. Volunteers are asked to fill various on-site roles at the event.

Click here to sign up!

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 June 2019 21:17