Try bacon-infused dishes from the best local chefs and restaurants.
Play giant jenga, make pretzel necklaces, strike a pose at our photo booth, brand yourself with bacon and beer-inspired tattoos and more.
Sip craft beer and cider samples from local and regional breweries.
Feel good knowing that we partner with local food rescue organizations and national charities like City Harvest, Citymeals-on-Wheels, Zero Percent and more.
Explore iconic sports stadiums on non-game weekends.
Prove your passion for pork in our Bacon Eating Contest and vote for your favorite bacon-infused dish at the People's Choice Booth.
"One of the most enjoyable and unique beer festivals I've attended and a heart-stopping event in more ways than one." - Derrick Peterman, Edible Magazine
"The aesthetics of being in a professional stadium help highlight what is truly a memorable culinary experience for attendees." - Jesse Lawrence, Forbes
"Bacon in one hand, beer in the other: What could be better? The answer is 'nothing'..." - Bill DeBaun, Time Out
"I loved seeing how creative the chefs got with their dishes. Combine that with great craft beer and good friends--it's the perfect way to spend the day." - Anne Becerra, first female Certified Cicerone in New York City
"It certainly wasn't difficult to sway me to take part in a festival that combines two of the basic food groups...bacon and beer! The added bonus of being a food judge was a dream come true." - Dan Gordon, founder of Gordon Biersch Brewery