About the Bacon and Beer Classic

The Bacon and Beer Classic is a nationally-touring food and drink festival that brings thousands of bacon and craft beer enthusiasts together in the most iconic sports stadiums.

Compete With Local BREWERIES In Front Of Acclaimed Judges

"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


Media Exposure



Event Details

Date: October 12th, 2019

One Session: 1PM-5PM

Location: Solider Field, Chicago, IL

Expected Attendees: 3,000+

Questions? Email jenn@cannonballproductions.com

Breweries Provide:

  • (2) 1/2 barrel kegs

    Purchased by Bacon and Beer Classic (2 different styles)

  • Jockey Boxes

  • Co2

  • Tap Handles

  • Brutes (If necessary)

  • 10X10 pop-up (if available)

2018 Attendee Reviews:


"What an outstanding event. I have attended hundreds of beer festivals and without a doubt, this is by far the best I have ever attended." 

"Don't stop doing this festival at Soldier Field!!! We love the venue, the food and of course, all of the beer selections."

"This event was the best one I’ve attended. The food and drink selections were like none other - great experience and we’re already saving to come back next year."

We Provide:

  • Booth Space (no fee)

  • Table Cloth

  • Signage

  • 8 ft table

  • Unlimited Ice

  • Restaurant profile & link on event website

  • Marketing promotions to our 50,000+ Chicago email subscribers and 100,000+ social media followers