Woodstock Ale Fest

Event Details


Sixth Annual Woodstock Ale Fest


Saturday, October 5, 2019

General Admission

1:00pm to 5:00 pm


The corner of Clay & Newell Streets

Woodstock, IL 60098


To raise funds for Independence Health & Therapy and sample locally produced craft beer.

Commonly Asked Questions

Can I purchase a Designated Driver ticket for someone who is under 21?

This is strictly a 21 and over event no one under the age of 21 will be allowed into the fest.

Are tickets available at the door?

  • General Admission Tickets $40
  • General Admission Designate Driver Tickets $15

I can no longer attend the fest can I get a refund?

All ticket sales are final– no exchanges or refund. (You may give it to a friend to use as long as they have a valid 21+ government issued ID)

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 food and drinks?

No outside food or drinks are allowed inside the festival. Once inside the fest water will be provided for drinking and rinsing your glass. The only exception is pretzel necklaces.

Can I bring in 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 best restaurants will be in attendance.

What if it rains?

The Woodstock Ale Fest is a rain or shine event. Don’t tell us you’ve never drank in the rain. If you have been to Woodstock Ale Fest before – you have drank in the rain.

Where can I park?

Free parking is available in the Woodstock Metra parking lot.

Why are there drink tickets?

This is a regulatory measure to keep in compliance with Illinois liquor laws. Woodstock Ale Fest ticket holders will receive 18 drink tickets. Each drink ticket can be exchanged for a 3oz sample.

Tickets to Woodstock Ale Fest are on sale now!