Where can I find parking?

Parking is available on all local streets OR the 5-story parking garage located east of Main Street and south of Curtiss street. You can access the garage via Washington or Curtiss Streets. For more information, see PARKING AND TRANSPORTATION page.

Where is the event held?

In Downtown Downers Grove. Please CLICK HERE for the fest map.

Can I buy advanced tickets?

Pre-Sale on Carnival Tickets
Pre-Sale discounted amusement ride tickets are available. GET PRE-SALE TICKETS

Entertainment & Beer Garden Areas
Daily $5.00 admission can be purchased at either entry point to the Entertainment & Beer Garden Areas. SEE GATE LOCATIONS

What is the appropriate ID to get in?

Those who choose to consume alcoholic beverages will be required to produce proper, valid identification (i.e. state ID, driver’s license or passport).

Does Rotary GroveFest accept credit cards?

Both credit cards and cash will be accepted.

Can I bring my child?

The Rotary Club of Downers Grove Rotary GroveFest is a family event. We encourage attendees to bring their children and families.

Can I bring my pet?

No animals are allowed except service dogs.

When is Last Call?

Taps shut off at 9:45 p.m. Thursday, 10:45 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 9:15 p.m. Sunday.

The festival closes at 10:00 p.m. Thursday, 11:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 9:30 p.m. Sunday.

Is there any food on site?

There will be food vendors in the beer garden area as well as food trucks near the information booth. You can also patronize local restaurants and retailers in the Downtown Downers Grove Business District.

Drinking responsibly…
The Rotary Club of Downers Grove encourages everyone to drink responsibly. The beverages available at this event are best consumed in moderation. Over-consumption of alcohol can affect our bodies, judgement, and perception. It is our responsibility as friends, family, and responsible citizens to watch out for others.
Please remember, DON’T DRINK and DRIVE!

If you need transportation to or from the event, please call one of these cab companies:

  • AM Regional Taxi : 630-971-8888
  • American Taxi : 630-920-9480
  • Alliance Taxi : 630-968-1323
  • Area Taxi : 630-515-0448
  • 303 Taxi : 630-588-0303