WEATHER UPDATE: We have been monitoring the weather forecast and plan to delay our opening to 1:00 p.m. Should our breweries and event staff be ready to go earlier, we will try to open at 12:30. Thank you for your patience and understanding and we look forward to seeing you soon!
The Craft Beer Festival at The Morton Arboretum will feature beers, seltzers, ciders, and meads from more than 30 different local Illinois breweries. Featured at this year’s event is a Centennial beer created by Elmhurst Brewing Co. This small batch saison style beer features Arboretum honey and spicebush from our grounds. Tasting booths will be spread out along Meadow Lake, Frost Hill, and the Conifer Trail. Each ticket purchase includes 20, 3 oz. beer samples, with more than 60 different varieties to choose from. You can use the digital map and program of the festival to explore each brewery and beer.
Ticket purchasers must be 21+ and present a valid I.D. at check-in. All Craft Beer Festival tickets include admission into the Arboretum on Saturday, June 25, 2022.
There is no Designated Driver ticket for this event. Non-drinking and underage guests are able to join ticket holders along the tasting route, but are required to reserve a timed-entry pass before arriving at the Arboretum. General admission is limited due to capacity restrictions, reserve your passes before they are sold out.
Tickets are available every 15 minutes between 12:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. Last call is at 3:45 p.m. and the last pour is at 4:00 p.m. Arboretum grounds will remain open until sunset for those that would like to remain onsite.
Ticket sales for this event cut off at 9:59 a.m. on Saturday, June 25. No tickets will be available for purchase after that time.