PORTLAND -- The Holiday Ale Festival has returned to Pioneer Courthouse Square Park for the 16th year.
The festival runs from Wednesday through Sunday under tents with gas heaters. Along with the beer sampling, there also is a root beer garden, coat check, light foods and merchandise.
The $25 admission includes a required tasting mug and tickets for eight tastings.
The festival runs from 2 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.