4PM - 9PM
When? August 17th 4PM-9PM. You can enter and exit any time up until close.
Where? In downtown Joliet on Chicago/Van Buren Streets
Where Is Parking? There are numerous parking areas throughout downtown Joliet. Parking is available on downtown streets/lots, public parking garages on Ottawa & Scott Streets.
Where Is The Nearest Train Service? The METRA Rock Island line makes regular stops in Joliet at Union Station in downtown Joliet. Union Station is less than ½ mile from the festival grounds
How Much Are Tickets? Tickets can be purchased online or on the day of the Festival. The festival is Rain or Shine. All tickets are non refundable. There are a three types of tickets. Please visit "Tickets" page for a description of each type.
Can I upgrade to VIP tickets once inside the event? Yes, as long as we have remaining tickets they can be purchased the day of the event.
Can I purchase additional samples? Yes, you can purchase an additional 5 samples for $10.00.
Do I need an ID? Yes. Picture I.D. is required to enter the craft beer area. No one under the age of 21 will be admitted into the craft beer area.
Do I need to print my ticket and bring to the festival? You can either print your ticket or present the digital version of the ticket on your mobile device. We will not have a list of ticket purchaser names at the festival entry gate; therefore you must present a ticket to be granted admission to the festival.
What if I lose or break my glass? You will need to contact a staff member and purchase a replacement glass.
Will There Be Live Music? Yes! There will be multiple bands playing live music. See our Live Music Lineup page for details.
Will There Be Food? There will be food available for purchase from vendors throughout the fest.
Will There Be Drinks available outside of the Craft Beer Area? Yes. Soft Drinks, Water and Budweiser Beer will be available.
Can I bring my own food and drink? No. Outside food and beverage will not be allowed into the event. After all, we are going to provide plenty of opportunities to try great food and drink while you’re here!
Where Do All The Proceeds Go? All of the net proceeds of the Craft Brew Area go the Joliet Park Foundation. The Joliet Park Foundation is currently in the process raising funds to start a financial assistance program to allow area residents that are unable to afford quality recreation programs due to a financial hardship the opportunity to enroll in programs.
Will there be Rinse Stations On-Site? There will be rinse stations conveniently located throughout the festival grounds.
Is this a rain or shine event? Yes, Tickets are non-refundable under normal weather circumstances, and the festival will take place rain or shine
Are Chiledren Allowed at the Festival? Yes, Children are allowed into the general festival grounds, but they are not allowed in the Craft Beer Area.
Are Pets Allowed? Pets are not allowed within the festival grounds.
Is the Festival ADA Accessible? The festival grounds are handicap accessible including restroom facilities.
How can my company become a sponsor? Please use our contact us form on the home page to reach out to us.