You'll never go too long without a good beer fest in Chicago, thanks to Chicago Ale Fest. With both winter and summer renditions, drink up the best craft beers in the greater Chicago area every six months.
Head to the Aon Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier for the winter edition of the 2017 Chicago Ale Fest. The event features more than 150 different craft brews, Chicago's favorite food trucks and a DJ spinning an all-vinyl set.
The 2017 Chicago Ale Fest - Summer Edition is held at Grant Park's Butler Field. The festival features more than 200 craft beers from more than 100 breweries. Take in the skyline whicle knocking back drafts from 4 Hands Brewing, Southern Tier, Marz Brewing, Rogue and more. Each ticket includes 20 3oz samples. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Grant Park Conservatory.
|Venue name:||Butler Field, Grant Park||Contact:|
100 S Lake Shore Dr
|Cross street:||between Monroe and Jackson Sts|
|Transport:||El stop: Red to Jackson; Brown, Green, Orange, Pink, Purple (rush hrs) to Adams. Bus: 1, 3, 4, 6.|
|Price:||GA $50, early entry $60, designated driver $20-25|