Event Details

WHAT

The Third Annual Naperville Winter Ale Fest

WHEN

Saturday, February 27, 2016
12:00 to 4:00 pm

Gates open at 11:30 am

WHERE

Frontier Park

3380 Cedar Glade Road
Naperville, IL 60564
(Rt. 59 & 95th Street behind Neuqua Valley High School)

WHY

Illinois’s only full scale outdoor winter craft beer festival

General Questions

WHERE CAN I PARK

Satellite parking is available at Wheatland Salem Church. Shuttles buses will run a consecutive loop between the church and the fest.
Wheatland Salem Church
1852 W. 95th Street
Naperville, IL 60564

Limited public parking is also  available at Neuqua Valley High School.
Neuqua Valley High School
2360 95th Street
Naperville, IL 60564

Parking Map

WILL TICKETS BE AVAILABLE AT THE GATE

Yes, general admission tickets will be available for $50 and designated driver tickets for $20 at the gate.

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 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 – this includes bottled water. 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 favorite food trucks will be in attendance.

WHAT IF IT SNOWS

We live in Chicago and every winter it snows. Don’t tell us you’ve never drank in the snow.

WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO GET TO THE FEST

Hovercraft is the most effective way to get to the fest. However, if you don’t have a hovercraft we recommend having a friend drop you off and pick you up.

I AM COMING IN FROM OUT OF TOWN – WHERE SHOULD I STAY

The Courtyard Marriott Naperville is the official hotel of the Naperville Winter Ale Fest. Click here to book your room.

WHY ARE THERE DRINK TICKETS

This is a regulatory measure to keep in compliance with Illinois liquor laws. Naperville Winter Ale Fest ticket holders will receive 18 drink tickets. Each drink ticket can be exchanged for a 3oz sample. Additional drink tickets are available for $0.50 per ticket.

I CAN NO LONGER ATTEND – CAN I RECEIVE A REFUND

All ticket sales are final – no returns or exchanges.