Early Bird Tickets Now on Sale for the Third Annual Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest

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July 06, 2017

Early Bird Tickets Now on Sale for the Third Annual Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest


The Elmhurst Heritage Foundation and the Rotary Club of Elmhurst are proud to host the third annual Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest on Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., on the grounds of the Elmhurst History Museum, located at 120 E. Park Ave. in Elmhurst.


The Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest will feature over 50 craft beers from 30 breweries through­out the greater Chicagoland area. For a complete list of breweries and to purchase tickets, please visit the event web site at: www.elmhurstcraftbeerfest.com


Craft Beer Fest Ticket Information

Beer lovers are encouraged to take advantage of Early Bird savings. For a limited time, general admission tickets purchased by September 9 are only $40; Early Entry $50 (12 to 1 p.m.); Designated Driver $20.  For tickets purchased after September 9, General Admission is $50, Early Entry $65. The ticket price includes a souvenir tasting glass, 18 tasting tickets, light snacks, and a chance to win great door prizes. The first 200 attendees will receive a $5 coupon good for food and beverages on the day of the event at participating Elmhurst City Centre bars and eateries.


Barbecue Jim's Smokehouse Food Truck and Brain Freeze Ice Cream will be on site and the Explore Elmhurst Trolley will be the rounds through Elmhurst.  So if you live near a trolley stop, you can leave your car at home!


The Elmhurst Heritage Foundation and Rotary Club of Elmhurst are grateful to the many sponsors who stepped up last year to support the Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest. Sponsorships are still available for the 2017 event, so please visit the fest website for more information.


Interested in volunteering at the 2017 Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest?  We welcome all those aged 21 or older interested in helping us to create an exciting Craft Beer Fest experience and to fill various on-site roles at the fest. Please visit www.elmhurstcraftbeerfest.com for more information.


Funds generated from the Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest will benefit the Elmhurst Heritage Foundation’s support of the Elmhurst History Museum’s exhibits and the Churchville Schoolhouse living history education program plus the Rotary Club of Elmhurst’s many service projects.


Make plans to be there on September 16th for one of the best events of the fall season!  For more information, go to www.elmhurstcraftbeerfest.com or call the Elmhurst History Museum at 630-833-1457.




The Elmhurst Heritage Foundation is a 501C3 nonprofit that stimulates broad-based support for local history, The Elmhurst History Museum, and the Churchville Schoolhouse through advocacy, education, and fundraising.  Through strategic planning, donor development, outreach, and essential fundraising, the Elmhurst Heritage Foundation offers guidance and support to keep history alive for future generations.


The Rotary Club of Elmhurst strives to practice its creed “Service Above Self” by providing financial support to needy individuals and organizations. Members can be found volunteering at local food pantries, cleaning up local parks, or tutoring at an after-school program. Club members have also volunteered their time and traveled across the world to support international initiatives.