The 815 Ale Fest is back for 2024 at the  Tebala Event Center off of Newburg Rd. in Rockford on Saturday, February 3rd – presented by 95.3 The Bull and Anderson Toyota!

Last year’s event SOLD OUT, so do not delay on securing your tickets in advance down below!

Sample new brews, special releases, and trusty faves from our 2024 brewers: Lena Brewing, Firestone Walker, Urban Forest, MORE Brewing, Hairy Cow Brewing, Prairie Street, Hop District, Revolution Brewing, New Belgium, Bells, Galena Brewing Co., Carbliss, Pecatonica, and many more still to be announced!

Eats: Soak up all of the samples with smash burgers, chicken nuggz, curds, and waffle fries from Sizz N Fizz!

Plus: Live music from Dead Man’s Hand, beer gear from Unstated Apparel, high-fives and hugs from Hammy, free parking, and more!


VIP (SOLD OUT) $60 per ticket- noon-1pm; early access with limited edition pours, an exclusive VIP hat, tasting glass and a pretzel necklace. **VIP Pre-Party at Oscar’s Pub & Grill from 4-6pm on Friday, February 2nd to pick up your VIP hat and Ale Fest swag**

General Admission $40 per ticket- 1-4pm; tasting glass and pretzel necklace as well as access to all breweries.

Designated Driver $10 per ticket- Includes lunch ticket. (No alcohol is served to this ticket holder)

All of the fun made possible by Mid-West Family Northern Illinois and Anderson Toyota, plus special thanks to Lonnie’s Stonecrafters, Iconic Energy, Local 23 Plumbers & Pipefitters, Lonnie’s Carpetmax, Chiro One Wellness Center and more!

This is a 21+ event only.

Questions? Contact: Katy Chadwick at 815-874-7861 ext 1006#  or