THE FESTIVAL OF DARKNESS 2019
Nighty Night Release Party & Celebration of Dark Beer
Darkness is coming. And with it, one hellacious party.
Lost Forty Brewing's biggest, baddest, boldest 3 Barrel-Aged 2019 batch of Nighty Night Imperial Stout makes it's limited debut Oct. 26th. The return of its most anticipated, most limited barrel-aged beer deserves a celebration as dark and dank as it's rich, boozy body.
Gather your ripped plaid shirts, your chainsaws, your axes, your boots, your best post-zombie-apocalypse look and join the Lost Forty Brewing Festival of Darkness: Nighty Night 2019 Release Party.
Celebrate the shorter days ahead with the first limited release of Nighty Night 2019 alongside 20+ local and regional breweries pouring samples of their selections for Lost Forty Brewing's dark beer garden, Annual Zombie Lumberjack costume contest, Live Music by award-winning musicians, cash prizes for best dressed zombies, a tasty lineup of central Arkansas food trucks, zombie makeup artists, and of course... beer.
Lost Forty Brewing is thrilled to bring you the ultimate celebration of the official beginning of dark beer season. Take advantage of the Halloween season, and get those costumes ready!
CLICK HERE for updates throughout the next several months including food truck, band, and brewery announcements, giveaways, and more!
June 14th - October 25th
• Early Bird Tickets $20
• VIP Tickets $30
Oct. 26th (Day of Festival)
• General Admission $25
• No VIP Available for purchase at the door
OWN A BREWERY that wants to participate?
Go here: https://www.thefestivalofdarkness.com/brewery/
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
••• 4:00pm = VIP ENTRY. VERY IMPORTANT ZOMBIES have an hour to sample VIP pours from all breweries, early access to Nighty Night and merch sales
••• 5:00pm = Bring out your undead! FEST IS ON!
Garden of Darkness opens with 20+ local and regional breweries on hand to pour samples of their dark beer selection for the celebration. Each brewery will pour until they are out. Get there early!
– Nighty Night Imperial Stout 2019 Sales Tent Opens
Only 50 cases available for purchase at this event. This beer is extremely limited and will not be available in the market until mid-November. First come, first sold.
– Visit the Lost Forty Pop-Up Shop tent for all NEW Fall & Winter Dry Goods
– Eat local food from the trucks or in the taproom
••• 5:30pm - 7:30pm: LIVE music from local and regional acts - TBA
••• 7:30pm: Winners of the Nighty Night Rider and Costume Contest Announced
••• 7:45pm: LIVE music from local and regional acts - TBA
••• 8:30pm: Last Call and Cheers!
• WHAT DO I WEAR?
Lost Forty Brewing encourages everyone to dress in attire inspired by 'the undead'. They will be posting links all week to inspire your best Zombie Lumberjack look. Makeup artists will be on-site for touch ups or for adding a little extra blood.
• AGES 21 AND UP ONLY
Duh - this is a beer event that features lots of sampling, large scale games, and after dark activities and is not open to anyone under 21 years of age.
• DO I NEED AN I.D.
Duh - this is a beer event. Our friendly law enforcement officials really, really like it when we ensure everyone is of legal drinking age. You will be given a wristband at the event entrance when you present your ID and event ticket.
• WHERE MAY I PARK MY HEARSE, BROOM, WHIP, OR OTHER VEHICLE?
Our neighbors have generously offered up their parking lots for this event. Our lot will be closed since it is the location of the festivities, but parking will be available in the CED lot across the street, at Sherwin Williams (adjacent to our lot), at Winnelson Electric, and surrounding streets. As always, we recommend UBER'ing in to avoid the hassle of parking, and so that you may imbibe and ride responsibly.
• WHAT IS THE GARDEN OF DARKNESS?
This year our friends from 20+ breweries have generously agreed to pour samples of a dark beer selection and favorites from their fall lineup to celebrate with us.