WEEKEND HAPPENINGS: Portland’s Biggest Halloween Bash, Maine Brewers Fest & A Creepy Jake Gyllenhaal Flick [VIDEO]
The weekend is here grab a can of beer. And some other cool things to do-
The Spirit of Portland Halloween Party:
Join us Halloween night, October 31st from 8 to midnight for a world of desire, madness and sin at The Spirit of Portland Halloween Party, where souls can run wild for one night and rules can be broken!
Come party at Portland’s biggest Halloween event with your favorite radio DJ’s. The freaks will be unleashed taking over Portland and transforming Ocean Gateway with the scariest demons, most lustful vampires, spookiest ghosts and sexiest villains you’ve ever seen.
Two levels of entertainment, costume contests, giveaways and more!
$1,000 in prizes for the costume contest!
Gritty’s Halloween Ale is proud to sponsor the first Spirit of Portland Halloween Party. Gritty’s Halloween Ale, the beer so good it’s scary!
Tickets are $15 in advance online and $20 at the door. 21+ valid ID required. Free parking during the party. No overnight parking.
A percentage of the proceeds from Spirit of Portland will benefit Spirit of Children. Spirit of Children is a program that brings fun and funding to hospitals at Halloween and all year long. They focus on kids hospitals to help to make hospital stays less scary for kids and their families. It was started seven years ago with eleven hospitals in their own backyard and the belief that a great holiday should do great good.
Maine Brewers Festival:
The 21st-annual Maine Brewers Festival will be held on Saturday, November 1st, 2014, as New Englanders come together to celebrate the local Maine craft beer community. The highly anticipated festival will begin on Saturday afternoon with two high-energy sessions.
Festival attendees will receive a complimentary logoed tasting glass (real glass!) with tickets to enjoy 12, 4-oz pours of Maine craft beer. The festival weekend continues to be a highlight to a beer lover’s winter with great food, interesting vendors, fantastic music and prizes to complement some of the best micro brews in the country! It’s an experience that can’t be missed. We hope you’ll join us for fun, friends, and most importantly, great beer!
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