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


2018 Beer CHamps:

Best Cider & Fruit Beer

Black Bottle Brewery  
Zero To Tooty Fruity Peach Kettle Sour 

Best IPA 

Declaration Brewery's
Electric Silk Oatmeal IPA

Best Pale Ale & Lager  

Odell's Brewing
Colorado Lager

Best Saison

Yampa Valley Brewing Company
Bewitchment Black Saison 

Best Barley Wine Beer 

Blue Moon 
Cognac Barrel Blackberry Barleywine 

Best Overall Beer 

Wibby Brewing  
Double Dunkel  

Honorable Mention

Yampa Valley Brewing Company 
Bewitchment Black Saison 


Event Details

Date: May 11th, 2019

Session Times: 12PM-4PM, 5PM-9PM

Location: Broncos Stadium at Mile High, Denver

Expected Attendees: 5,000

Breweries Provide:

  • (4) 1/2 barrel kegs

    (2) purchased, (2) donated (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 Mile High!!! 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." 

"This was better than GABF! We loved it!"

We Provide:

  • Booth Space (no fee)

  • Table Cloth

  • Signage

  • 8 ft table

  • Ice

  • Restaurant profile & link on event website

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


We will be partnering with a charitable organization, Forage Forward, for this event and are Requesting a 50% keg donation from all breweries. 

The 501(c)(3) non-profit that we will be working with for the event this year is Forage Forward, Inc. It is an organization dedicated to the promotion of sustainable farming and clean water worldwide.

Questions? Email jenn@cannonballproductions.com