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GroveFest Craft BeerFest E-mail



Saturday June 23, 2018
Noon – 4:00 p.m
No admission fee!
[3] 5 oz. Tasters for $5.00

Featuring more than 20 different craft beers from local crafters such as:

  • Alter Brewing
  • Church Street Brewing Company
  • Emmet’s Brewing Company
  • Noon Whistle Brewing
  • Revolution Brewing
  • Skeleton Key Brewing Company
  • …and more!


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


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


Sample lots of local craft beers in 3, 5oz. services for $5.00, each flight.


This is a a unique, NO COVER, craft beer event.

With your $5.00 you will receive a3 tickets for each of the 5 oz. serving. Tickets will only be sold at the event. No presales.


Is this Open to all Ages and Families

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. The Carnival is having Unlimited Rides for $25. The kids can ride the rides from Noon – 5 pm while you enjoy the Craft beer!

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 the good Craft Beer.

Can I bring in my own 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.

Can I bring my own Chair?

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 after 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! 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 place 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 24th, from Noon to 4 p.m.. The craft BeerFest will be held in the Rotary GroveFest Beer Garden and 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 and regional and global not-for profits.

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


There will be over 20 Food Vendors with all kinds of Food Fare! Come Hungry and thirsty and you will love this GroveFest 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!

*To stay in compliance with Illinois liquor law the Rotary GroveFest Craft BeerFest will be a ticketed event. Festival participants will receive 18 drink tickets each. Each drink ticket can be exchanged for a 3oz. All ticket sales are final – no refunds or exchanges.sample.

Last Updated on Thursday, 14 June 2018 16:05