CarbondALE Brew Fest


Carbondale Main Street is partnering with the SIU Fermentation Science Institute and Southern Illinois Brewers to present the CarbondALE Brew Fest!  This festival will feature more than 30 brews from all over the US, including ones from local breweries as well as those from Indiana, Missouri, Louisiana, and Pennsylvania.

CarbondALE Brew Fest will be held at the Town Square Pavilion on Friday, May 5th from 6pm-9pm, with early entry for VIP ticket holders, and an after party at Hangar 9 beginning at 9pm. This is rain or shine event!

Limited advance tickets are currently for sale; General Admission tickets are $25 and include a souvenir tasting glass and tastes, VIP tickets are $45, and include a premium (larger) tasting glass, tastes, early entry to the Fest, access to the VIP tent,  and more!  This year, for $100, Platinum VIP ticket holders will also receive an event  tshirt, complimentary lunch and tour of the Fermentation Science Institute earlier in the day.

Pricing will be $30 for General Admission and $50 for VIP at the door.

This year, the event area is expanding to include more food vendors and activities.  The CarbondALE Brew Fest is sure to be a great time, with lots of information from brewers and representatives from more than 30 breweries (a full list, and ticket information can be found at  Several breweries are bringing seasonal craft beers and special releases!

Proceeds will benefit Carbondale Main Street and the SIU Fermentation Science Institute.  To learn more, call 618-529-8040 or visit

For more informtion, please access the flyer.

Contact: Meghan Cole
0ffice:    618-529-8040
Mobile: 618-927-6878


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