Festival of Dark Arts 2022 UPDATE

FodA, Stout Month & LUPULIN ECSTASY 2022 FODA When we do a thing, we do a thing all the way. Which is why we’ve been wrestling for months with the question of whether or not to hold a full-blown, not-by-halves Festival of Dark Arts. We can see enough of the future to know that we…
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A Fort George 4th of July 2021

Fort George Opens Up The Waterfront Rockin’ 4th of July on the Riverwalk If there’s one thing Fort George loves to do, it’s to throw a good party. So much has happened in this last year – with the addition of the new brewery space at The Waterfront and, of course, that whole pandemic thing…
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Festival of Dark Arts & Lovell Auto Co

Unfortunately, the darkest stout festival in the world is going dark for 2021. If you have been to a Festival of Dark Arts, you know it must be experienced to be believed. 3000 of the liveliest stout fans packed onto one city block, overflowing with dark art, darker entertainment, and the darkest collection of beers…
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Festival of Dark Arts 2020 Recap

February has been Stout Month ever since Fort George opened its doors in 2007. Every year new stouts are released throughout the month, including the annual release of the Matryoshka series. Aside from being the darkest month of the year, Stout Month is the yearly signal that Festival of Dark Arts will soon descend upon…
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Fort George Stout Month 2020

29 Days of Darkness February on the Oregon Coast just got a whole lot darker. Stout Month at Fort George lasts a full 29 days in 2020, thanks to the leap year. Stout lovers will have an extra 24 hours to taste an array of unusual stouts, immerse in dark arts, and revel in the…
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Journey to a Land of Lupulin Ecstasy

It’s a mystical realm, where the skies are filled with wonder and fields burst in a glorious green. Tour the grand history of Astoria as you wander the halls of the Flavel Mansion. Expand your hop-perception sipping lupulin delights in the Flavel Garden, with an assortment of fanciful creations from all of the 3-Way IPA…
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Fort George Stout Month 2019

28 Days of Darkness February has always been Stout Month at Fort George. During this dark time of year the tap lists overflow with rich ales, barrel aged Matryoshka bottles are released, and the world’s darkest stout festival washes over Astoria. And while the Festival of Dark Arts has grown in popularity every year (with…
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A Magnanimous Night

The Fort George Magnanimous Mug Awards were handed out on Tuesday, November 27th, with twelve members of the community raising funds for a dozen nonprofits. Altogether, their efforts brought in just under $77,000. With an additional $16,000 added by Fort George, this Benefit Night raised a total of $92,972 for twelve local causes. “It’s such…
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FoDA: A Dark & Stout History

Stout Month has been a yearly event in February ever since Fort George opened. A new logo is commissioned each year. Festival of Dark Arts is just one event held during Fort George’s Stout Month. There are stout releases throughout February, stout & food pairings, and even a Traveling Carnival of Stout arriving at tap…
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