Decatur Craft Beer Festival Returns to Downtown Decatur

March 11, 2024

DCBFest will be taking over Central Park on Saturday, May 11, 2024, 12 - 4 pm.

Decatur Craft Beer Festival (DCBFest) will be taking over Central Park on Saturday, May 11, 2024, from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Jerry Johnson, executive director of the DAAC, explains, “The Arts Council is always excited to host events in our downtown neighborhood and this event is one of our most important fundraisers of the year.”

The event will feature brewers from all over the Central Illinois region serving samples of their own beers. Festivities will include live music, art vendors, food trucks, games, and more. Main Festival Event tickets are $40.

A VIP event will be held on Friday, May 10 from 7-10 pm inside the DAAC. At the VIP event, guests will sample rare and hard to find beers not available at the festival along with delicious hors d'oeuvres and live music... plus admission to the Main Festival on Saturday. VIP tickets are $100.

DCBFest tickets are available HERE.

Brewers interested in participating in the DCBFest can apply by completing our online brewer’s application HERE.

Thank you to our sponsors Hickory Point Bank, First Mid Bank, Land of Lincoln Credit Union, Fuyao Glass, Busey Bank, and Romano Co.

For more information, visit this webpage or contact the Decatur Area Arts Council at 217-423-3189 or



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