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BEER FEST | The 6th Annual Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest Returns on September 18


The Elmhurst Heritage Foundation is pleased to announce the return of the 6th Annual Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest. The Craft Beer Fest takes place on September 18, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on the grounds of the Elmhurst History Museum, located at 120 E. Park Ave. in downtown Elmhurst.

This popular fall event, which was postponed in 2020, is an important fundraiser to support the Elmhurst History Museum’s exhibits and programs as well as educational field trips at the Churchville One-Room Schoolhouse. The 2021 Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest is presented by the Elmhurst Heritage Foundation along with Event Sponsor Pints Elmhurst and many other generous community sponsors.

The day will feature tastings from a selection of more than 100 different craft beers, ciders and hard seltzers from more than 40 craft and microbreweries, with an emphasis on local brewers from the Chicago area. Live music performed by PettyCash and the Moonshine Brothers will add to the festivities, and food from a local vendor will be available for purchase.

Tickets for the Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest are available online at Discounted early bird tickets are available until September 10, 2021, with the general admission at $40. An early entry ticket (12 p.m. entry) is $50. After September 10, general admission is $50 and early entry is $65 and a designated driver is $20. Participants must be 21 years of age or older.

This event takes place outside. Event policies are subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which may include schedule changes and revised fest procedures. CDC guidelines will be followed. Please visit social media pages or for the latest information.

Make plans to take part in one of Elmhurst’s favorite fall traditions. Reserve your tickets for the Elmhurst Craft Beer Fest today. For more information, go to or call the Elmhurst History Museum at 630-833-1457.