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 Restaurants 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


90% of attendees come for the participating restaurants

79% discovered a new restaurant that they will seek out in the future

Event Details

Date: October 12, 2019

Session Times: 1PM-5PM

Location: Chicago, IL

Expected Attendees: 4,000

Social Media Takeover

  • Want to take over the Bacon and Beer Classic Instagram for a day to feature all things bacon in your restaurant?

    • Reach out to Alyssa at social@cannonballproductions.com

  • Do you want your dish to be featured on social media?

    • Send a photo to Alyssa at social@cannonballproductions.com to have your dish featured pre-event. We will tag your restaurant!

We Provide

  • Stipend $850

  • 10'x10' booth space (unless you are bringing your food truck)

  • (2) 8' tables and linen

  • Signage for your booth

  • Hand washing station

  • Electrical needs

  • Restaurant profile & link on event website

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

You Provide

  • 4,000 bacon/pork samples per session (cooking can be on-site or in advance)

  • All serving disposables and cooking materials

BEST DISHEs/Judges picks FROM 2019


Pulled Pork Tacos

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Bacon Mac N Cheese


Bacon Sliders


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Bacon cinnamon rolls


BACON-wrapped jalapeno poppers

Questions? Email Jenn@cannonballproductions.com