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Craft Beer Festival at The Morton Arboretum

Craft Beer Festival


Toast to the trees with our third-annual Craft Beer Festival on Saturday, June 25, 2016. Sip on local favorites and explore new beers from more than 40 breweries while enjoying the beautiful surroundings of The Morton Arboretum. Guest restaurants and Arboretum concessions will be available on-site for purchase. Bring a chair or lie down on a blanket to soak in the summer sun while listening to live music by the feel-good country rock band Summer Son. This event is rain or shine; please come prepared. 

Tickets for this event will go on sale on March 22, 2016. Check back then!


2016 Event Details:

Date: Saturday, June 25, 2016
Time: 1:00-5:00 p.m., Last pour is at 4:45 p.m.
VIP Tickets: $60/members: $70/nonmembers, VIP ticket holders are admitted to event at noon.
General Admission Tickets: $40/members; $50/nonmembers, General Admission ticket holders are admitted to event at 1:00 p.m.
Designated Driver Tickets: $15/person, Designated Driver ticket holders are admitted at 1:00 p.m. If accompanying a VIP ticket holder, the Designated Driver ticket holder will be admitted at noon.
Location: Outdoors near the Visitor Center
*Please Note: This event is for those 21 and over. No one under the age of 21 will be admitted, including infants. No exceptions. 

Your visit helps support our mission of planting and conserving trees and other plants for a greener, healthier, and more beautiful world.


Saturday, June 25, 2016
Visitor Center Lawn

General Admission

1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

VIP early admission

Noon entry

General Admission:

Members $40 advanced purchase, $45 day-of (if available)

Nonmembers $50 advanced purchase, $55 day-of (if available)

Designated Drivers $15


VIP Admission (includes exclusive early access at noon):

Members $60 advanced purchase, $65 day-of (if available)

Nonmembers $70 advanced purchase, $75 day-of (if available)

Designated Drivers $15

VIP ticket allows for early admission at noon and early access to limited release and specialty casks beers. New this year! VIPs will have a meet and greet opportunity with Clint Bautz, co-founder of Lake Effect Brewing Co. and the brewer behind The Morton Arboretum's second beeer, the Champion Wit. 

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