Deschutes Brewery, Portland

Below are a couple of beer events on the horizon from Deschutes Brewery.  The Street Fare event is next week in Portland, and looks like a lot of fun: wide variety of food and beer, music, and a great cause: Morrison Child and Family Services.

And—as if you need an excuse to go to Bend—check out the Little Woody Festival (bourbon barrel-aged beer festival) in early September.  Details below...

As always, keep an eye on our events page for details on upcoming beer events!

Deschutes Brewery Street Fare

(Benefiting Morrison Child and Family Services)

WHAT: World-renowned Portland street vendors pair their dishes with Deschutes ales, all to benefit the kids.  Deschutes Brewery is closing down the street in front of their Portland Pub for the first annual Street Fare.  Join us for an evening of street food, live music and craft beer.  This event is open to ALL AGES.


  • Potato Champion Beef gravy and cheddar potatoes Alma NWPA
  • Garden State Meatball sliders Sage Brush Pils
  • Whiffie’s Pies BBQ brisket and Mozzarella Hop in the Dark
  • Grilled Cheese Grill Jalapeno Popper sandwich Green Lakes
  • Ali Baba’s Chicken Kabob Gluten Free-by request
  • Mum’s Garlic Pork Curry Fresh Squeezed IPA
  • Slow and Low Cantonese belly w/ kimchi mayo and fennel pickle Cascade Ale
  • Pyro Pizza Margherita Pizza Twilight Ale
  • Oregon Ice Works Peach/Strawberry Hop Henge
  • Flavour Spot Sausage and Maple Pecan Maibock


WHEN: August 12 / 5-9 pm

WHERE: Deschutes Brewery & Public House, NW 11th Avenue, Portland, OR (Held outside on NW Davis)

COST: $5(entry fee, first food and beer taster); $4(additional taster tickets); $25 (sampler includes entry and 7 tasters).  Tickets available at the gate and at  For more information, call Deschutes Brewery at 503-296-4906.

Little Woody Festival

(Barrels, beers, and bourbon have a rendezvous in Bend Oregon)

The finest in bourbon and barrel-aged beers from some of the Northwest’s most popular breweries will be featured at the two-day Little Woody Festival in beautiful Bend, Oregon.  Originally created to celebrate one of the region’s cultural hallmarks—craft beer—this unique event provides a rare opportunity for visitors to enjoy beers aged in wine barrels, whiskey barrels and oak barrels, a process which uniquely flavors and intensifies the beer.  This year’s festival will also feature regional bourbons.

WHAT: Little Woody Festival

WHEN: Friday, September 3, 5-10 pm & Saturday, September 4, noon-10pm

WHERE: Des Chutes Historical Museum in Downtown Bend, Oregon

COST: $6 admission includes commemorative glass; tasting packages are also available. A portion of the event proceeds will benefit the Deschutes Historical Society.


CONTACT: Lay It Out Events, 541-323-0964

About Lay It Out Events Lay It Out Events is a full service event production company. In addition to producing Northwest Community Bend WinterFest presented by Mt. Bachelor, Balloons Over Bend. The Bite of Bend, and The Little Woody, Lay It Out Events provides event production services and is available for contract events. Lay It Out Events has produced The Mentor Fundraiser, The Black and White Gala for Art Central, Wine By The River, Maragas Winery special events and special events for The Source Weekly.  For more information please visit, or call 541-323-0964.