Let your senses feast…

Ticket bearers will be granted entrance into a magical menagerie of dark art and macabre entertainment, all the while surrounded by the boldest collection of stouts ever assembled in one place. You’ll be amazed by iron, glass, ice, and tattoo artistry. Live music, dark art, and roaming artists will delight you. And over 70 rare and unique stouts will tempt all of your senses.

Tickets to Festival of Dark Arts 2021 will go on sale on Black Friday. Come out to Fort George on any day in February and you’ll find tap lists overflowing with dark and delectable beers. Look for more information about the 2021 Festival after tickets go on sale.

Dark Arts Dark Arsenal

Dark Arts Tap List

The Sights & Sounds

Dark Arts Entertainment

Festival of Dark Arts

Saturday, February 15th, 2020
Fort George Brewery
1483 Duane Street, Astoria, OR

Festival of Dark Arts FAQ

Festival FAQ

The Aftermath

Matryoshka Variation Bottle Release
Sunday, February 16th, 2020
Fort George Brewery
1483 Duane Street, Astoria, OR

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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The Matryoshka Series: Dark Beginnings

The day after the world’s darkest beer festival the Fort George block filled up once more in anticipation of the Aftermath – the biggest barrel aged bottle release of the year. Every Sunday after Festival of Dark Arts, stout lovers line the block as they wait their turn to try one of the Northwest’s most…
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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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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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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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Fort George Stout Month 2012

All Stout, all month.  Febuary is a celebration of a beer style that is “not just a strong porter.”  To loosen up the darkest month of the year we brewed up 8 Stouts this year.  Meet the Stouts: Cavatica Stout Spank Stout (Hot Pepper Stout) Mexican Chocolate Stout Polish’s Roasted Walnut Stout Squashed Stout (Butternut…
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Stout Month All February!

10 days down and many more stouts to go, Fort George continues it’s annual Stout Month celebration. To celebrate the darkest of beer and the shortest of months, the Fort brewed up six house stouts, and another ten guest taps were hand picked from all over the region. The popular “blind taster tray” is available…
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