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


2018 Bacon Champs:

Best Sweet Dish:

Milk & Cake's 

Chocolate Brownie Bacon Ice Cream 

Best Savory Dish:

Max's Wine Dive's 

Pineapple and Guava Braised Pork Belly

PEOPLE'S CHOICE:


Habit Doughnut Dispensary

Bacon Brioche Donut Hole

Best Overall Dish:

First Draft Taproom + Kitchen's

Tomato Basil Risotto w/ Pork Belly  

Best Sweet, Honorable Mention:

Lucky Mary's Baking Company

 Peanut Butter & Chocolate Brownie w/ a Pretzel & Beer Candied Bacon

Best Savory, Honorable Mention:

Oskar Blues/ Grill & Brew

Pork Belly Nugz

STAFFS' CHOICE:


Cloud Nine Catering

Grown Up Mac and Cheese

Best Overall, Honorable Mention:

Bad Daddy's Burger Bar 

Bacon Cheeseburger on Steroids Slider


Event Details

Date: May 11, 2019

Session Times: 12PM-4PM, 5PM-9PM

Location: Broncos Stadium at Mile High, Denver, CO

Expected Attendees: 5,000 people (2,500 per session)

You Provide

  • 2,500 bacon/pork samples per session (cooking can be on-site or in advance)

  • Staffing for your booth

  • Any cooking or heating equipment necessary

  • All serving disposables and utensils

  • Social media promotion to let your fans know you’ll be at the Classic!

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

  • $500 stipend per session ($1,000 total)

  • 10'x10' booth space

  • 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+ Denver email subscribers and 100,000+ social media followers


Questions? Email jenn@cannonballproductions.com