Holiday Ale Festival
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 - Sunday, December 04, 2011 - 2-10 pm
Pioneer Courthouse Square701 SW Sixth Ave
Portland, OR, USA 97205
The 16th annual Holiday Ale Festival features four-dozen big, bold ales designed to fend off the cold chill of a long winter night. These beers are crafted specifically for the event or are hard-to-fine vintages, helping secure the eventís reputation as one of the nationís preeminent winter beer festivals.
Event hours are 2 to 10 pm Wednesday, 11 am to 10 pm Thursday through Saturday, and 11 am to 5 pm Sunday.
To enter and consumer beer, the purchase of an entry package is required. The general admission package at the door costs $25 and includes the 2011 tasting mug and 8 taster tickets. Advance general admission packages cost $25 and include the tasting mug, 10 taster tickets and expedited entry all 5 days. Advance VIP packages are available for $50 and include the tasting mug, 20 taster tickets, a bottle of water, access to VIP lines and express entry all 5 days. Express re-entry requires a wristband and the 2011 mug, and is subject to the festivalís capacity. Previous yearís mugs will not be filled.
Once inside the festival, a full mug of beer costs 4 tickets tickets, and a 4-ounce taste costs 1 ticket. Additional beer tickets can be purchased for $1 apiece. The Holiday Ale Festival is for ages 21 and over.Cost:
$25 entry packagehttp://www.holidayale.com