Night and DAY of the Living Ales Return this Halloween

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Now a TWO day, two part festival of craft beer and entertainment for Halloween, Night of the Living Ales returns for its 4th year. An adults-only affair, the event will be followed this year by DAY of the Living Ales, an all-ages friendly Halloween fall/pumpkin beer extravaganza with activities for everyone.

NIGHT of the Living Ales
Friday, October 31, 6pm – Midnight
$20 Entry + 2 tickets at the door or Advance Tix Here
Tickets Good for 1/2 beer, 2 tickets for full beer, 3 tickets for cocktails
7th & E. Burnside
Portland, OR

Another crafty Night of the Living Ales is upon us this Halloween, October 31, featuring the Wanderlust Circus and DJ Pippin, costume contests, a rare craft beer selection, and a full liquor bar sponsored by Jim Beam. Special beers include Pelican Brewery’s bronze medal-winning pear beer, Poire, Burnside Brewing Chocolate Pumpkin Stout, Hi-Wheel Blood Orange, and 2 Towns Cider Cidre Bouche, among others.

From 6pm to Midnight at 7th & E. Burnside under warm covered tents, expect a variety of performances:

Incredible hand balancer Brittany Walsh:

Dynamite juggler Curtis Carlyle:
Cutie pie contortionist Meg Russell:

The world’s premier cowboy clown, Leapin’ Louie Lichtenstein, a record-holding lasso artist and whip cracker who is also completely hilarious:
And your ringmaster for the evening, Mr Creature, who will also bring his amazing Pneumatophone:
Dress up in your funniest, scariest or sexiest costume for three chances to win gift certificates to Burnside Brewing Co. But make sure you have your dancing shoes on to get down to some soulful and funky vinyl spinning by DJ Pippin. You’re also going to want to keep your eyes open for incredible performers from the Wanderlust Circus, and finally your mouth free for tasty beverages from the likes of Hopworks Urban Brewing, Pelican Brewery, Old Town Brewing, Baerlic Brewing, and more!
If a night of drinking and merriment is what you’re looking for, you’re not going to want to miss this party!

DAY of the Living Ales

Saturday November 1st 11am – 6pm

Plastic Cup and 3 tickets $10.  1/2 beer 1 tix, full 2 tix
Extra Tix $2 bucks
7th & E. Burnside
Portland, OR
This may be your last chance to get your fall and pumpkin beer fix, as we have assembled a diverse list of the best and some more obscure pumpkin ales, as well as other delicious fall styles. In addition to terrific beers and ciders, we will have food specials including delicious pumpkin pie in the pub, live bluegrass tunes, and kids activities like face painting and a coloring contest.

Special beers include a Chocolate Pumpkin Stout from Burnside Brewing and exclusives like a Halloween Blood Orange Fizzy Wine from Hi-Wheel and rarities like 10 Barrel Brewing’s Rum barrel-aged Jamaican Me Pumpkin and Pelican’s squash Bochabock.

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Founder of The New School and most frequent contributor Ezra Johnson-Greenough has worked in the craft beer industry for almost 10 years, doing everything from illustrating beer labels to bartending at renowned beer bars and breweries like Belmont Station, Apex, Laurelwood and Upright Brewing. He has also had a hand in creating events like the Portland Fruit Beer Festival, Portland Beer Week, and the Brewing up Cocktails series. He is available for freelance consultation in marketing, events, graphic design and branding. Contact: