December 4th - December 8th, 2019 | Pioneer Courthouse Square | Portland, Oregon
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The 2019 Holiday Ale Festival.
Our gift to you.

The 24th Annual Holiday Ale Festival will be held Dec. 4th - Dec. 8th, 2019. Experience 50+ exclusive beers and ciders on tap in a heated tent under the city's lighted tree. 'Tis the holiday season and beer lovers rejoice. We offer this humble gift... the gift of great beer... to the beer lovers of Portland and beyond. Come start your own holiday tradition.

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Fest Facts

50+ Incredible Brews created just for Winter Beer Lovers.

  • Many beers specially released just for the festival, including Old Saint Chongo, Cranberry de Table and HOLLA-Day Ale
  • At least 16 Limited Release Tappings
  • Vintage Belgian Bottles at the Exclusive Sunday Beer Brunch
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The Beers

The Exclusive Sunday Beer Brunch...

  • Sunday, December 2nd, 11am - 1pm, Upstairs Sky Bar - $TBD+TPF
  • At least 4 special draft beers not at the regular fest, plus multiple large format bottles.
  • Over 40 European-style delicacies, including pastries, cheeses, fruit, grilled croissant sandwiches and much more.
  • Sunday Brunch tickets will go on sale in late October (follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates)!
Brunch Details
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Welcome to the 2019 Holiday Ale Festival!

Each year the Holiday Ale Festival teams up with dozens of breweries to procure exclusive beers for a joyous five-day celebration. As a result, this quintessential Portland event has earned a reputation as the premier outdoor winter beer tasting venue on the West Coast.

Held in the heart of downtown Portland, the Holiday Ale Festival keeps attendees warm and dry under a large clear top tent that covers Pioneer Courthouse Square while allowing for views of the city lights. Gas heaters create a cozy ambience under the boughs of one of the region's largest decorated Christmas trees.

More than 50 breweries are featured at this year's event, all of which are bringing beers created to bring joy to all the beer fans. These aren't beers you'll find in the supermarket - the brewers have put together special recipes, collaborations and blends just for their fans and will be releasing them at the Holiday Ale Festival. From Belgians and barrel aged creations or Ciders, IPA's and Hazy's or Stouts and Sours, these beers are often the result of long term planning and showcase the creative prowess of the brewers, which means you are assured to get something new and exciting to try!

From December 4th through December 8th, 2019, make plans to come meet up with some friends and share in the tasting of these exclusive beers and celebrate the season. We look forward to seeing you all at the Holiday Ale Festival...Cheers!



Cheers to Our Sponsors!


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A Few Snapshots From the Festival

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