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: September 30, 2017

Session Times: 12-4PM, 5PM-9PM

Location: Daley Plaza, Chicago, IL

Expected Attendees: 2,000 total; 1,000 per session

We Provide

  • Stipend per session
  • 10'x10' booth space
  • 8' tables and linen
  • Signage for your booth
  • Hand washing station
  • Electrical needs
  • Cover the cost of the Temporary Food Permit

You Provide

  • 2,000 bite sized bacon/pork samples (cooking can be on-site or in advance)
  • All serving disposables and cooking materials

Questions? Email vendors@cannonballproductions.com