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-FROM $69-

7-10PM

  • Get free rein over Harborside— a stunning oasis on the Jersey City waterfront

  • Indulge in 3 hours of unlimited bacon dishes

  • Chose from 65+ craft beer tastings

  • Enjoy music, games, and ride a bacon seesaw

  • Sample with a commemorative glass


-FROM $89-

6-10pm

Enjoy everything included in GA plus...

  • Enter the venue an hour early through an expedited line

  • Score first dibs on your favorite bacon dishes and beers!


-FROM $109-

6-10pm

Enjoy everything included in GA plus...

  • Enter the venue an hour early through an expedited line

  • Gain exclusive access to a VIP lounge area with indoor/outdoor seating and epic skyline views

  • Get exclusive beers & bacon dishes not available in GA

  • Experience a beer & cheese tasting

  • Enjoy specialty spirits from Corgi Distillery

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The Epic Venue

For one night only, we’re turning Jersey City’s coolest new venue into an oasis of all things delicious. Harborside is a sweeping glass atrium right on the river, that means you can enjoy all the bacon and beer you can handle, while overlooking the Manhattan skyline.

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GETTING THERE

Harborside is located at 210 Hudson St, Jersey City, at the ferry terminal.

 
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Psst…Take the Ferry!

Coming from Manhattan? We highly recommend taking the NY Waterway Ferry— it’s only an 8 minute ride from Downtown, or a 15 minute ride from Midtown and drops you off right at the venue. Get ferry tickets>>

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All-inclusive bacon inspired dishes.

It’s the year of the pig. Let the gluttony begin. For the inaugural Bacon and Beer Classic in Jersey City, we’re bringing out all the stops. Indulge in 3+ hours of bacon heaven. We’re talking decadent dishes like: Kentucky Fried Bacon Bites, Pork Belly Sliders, Chocolate Bacon Cupcakes, Spicy Sriracha Pork Ramen and way more from the best local spots.


All-you-can drink Craft Beer.

Get your iconic tasting cup and sip on 65+ craft beers ranging from hoppy IPAs, to tangy sours, to pale ales and award-winning ambers from the top regional breweries. We’ll even have some spirits and ciders on-site (we see you, non-beer drinkers). Everything’s included in your ticket price make this the open bar to end all open bars.

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Participating Restaurants

With many more TBA!

 

Sands Jerk Hut

Sands Jerk Hut is a Brooklyn based catering company that provides an array of foods that will challenge your palate and provide you with a culinary passport to the Caribbean.  


Queens Bully

Queens Bully (short for Boulevard) was born out of this mutual love for their neighborhood, culture, and ethnicities. Queens Bully serves American BBQ, dishes with global flavors, paired with craft cocktails and local craft beers.

Jase’s BBQ

First class BBQ services infused with Caribbean flavors. They are the home of the BBQ pigtail & jerk fried chicken and specialize in events, catering & much more!

Maricel’s Kitchen

Maricel’s Kitchen brings you the hottest “new” food trend – Filipino Food. The Philippines is the crossroads of Asia and is infused with flavors and dishes from across Asia as wells as flavors from it’s Spanish history, warm climate, and unique geography.

Adrii’s Kitchen

Adrii's Kitchen is a NYC based catering service, specializing in distinctive appetizers, signature dishes, and adding that personal twist. Chef Adrii prides herself in creating food that guests will enjoy, take a picture of, and share with friends all without the effort of ever picking up a pot.

Marcha Cocina

Virgilio de la Cruz and his brother, Fredy, the chefs, opened their 60-seat tapas bar 15 months ago and have won a Michelin recommendation for its new-Latino cooking. The brothers were executive chefs at the Pipa tapas restaurant in ABC Carpet and Home, as well as at Patria and Chicama, two well-regarded downtown Latin restaurants.

Sorry Not Sorry

This popular restaurant, bar, and hookah lounge is located in Forest Hills and promises to bring the party. The Sorry Not Sorry experience has a little of something for everyone, from bar eats to a live DJ. This is one hotspot you would be sorry to miss!

Corfu Grill

Located in the downtown core of Cobourg, owner Giorgios “George” Aspiotis opened Corfu Grill nearly a decade ago. Today, Corfu Grill remains a small, family-run restaurant specializing in Greek and Mediterranean cuisine. They have maintained a steady clientele who come for authentic Greek dishes.

Zeppelin Hall

An authentic European style Biergarten, which is a huge restaurant with both indoor and outdoor spaces where hundreds of guests gather under the trees and stars to drink beer, eat and socialize. Biergartens have been an important part of the social lives of Europeans for hundreds of years.

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Miss Holly’s Smokehouse

Our returning champ, Miss Holly, will be cooking up her favorite bacon and pork dishes. This is a booth you do not want to miss!

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Ghost Truck Kitchen

They had one simple mission in mind when they started, to make takeout and delivery better. To them, better meant higher quality ingredients, more creative options, eco-friendly packaging and order ahead technology. So after a year of preparation, planning and property hunting, they have finally found their home and can’t wait to bring you the best takeout food you have ever had!

Southern Recipe Small Batch Pork Rinds

Small batch, carefully crafted and expertly seasoned pork rinds bring your snacking experience into the 21st century with more than just exciting crunch ... it’s an exciting bold flavor. Don't you deserve a protein-packed snack worthy of your bold life?

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Jerkin Chicken LLc

The Mckenzie Family has been running Jerkin Chicken in the metro area for over 20 years. They started out with a simple concept in mind; to provide their customers with an authentic taste of Jamaica; their native island.

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Schmackary’s

Zachary “Schmackary” Schmahl is a born cookie monster. After trying every cookie he could find from the heartland to the big apple, Zach wanted to create something different. Why stop at Chocolate Chip? He saw so many more flavor opportunities for cookies and yet no one was doing it. With that thought in mind, Schmackary’s was born.

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Philly Pretzel Factory

Being “Better” sounds easier than it is. It takes dedication. Risk-taking. A refusal to compromise your principles. And yeah, sometimes that means keeping things simple. From their shape to their recipe, wholesome is how they do things better, every time. It’s not just about what goes into their pretzels. It’s about how you feel when you eat one…or four!

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International Wing Factory

Crispy and juicy wings with flavors described as phenomenal! IWF has been with the Bacon and Beer Classic since our first year in NYC! Returning for their 6th year, you do not want to miss this booth!

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Made From Scratch

Dallas, the ambitious entrepreneur, is now the owner of Made From Scratch, a gourmet dessert company. Dallas prides himself on using the finest ingredients and putting love into every single treat that he makes by hand. His signature-jarred cheesecakes, offered with a variety of toppings, have quickly become the latest craze. Brownie cookies and the newly popular chocolate covered bacon all help make Made From Scratch a success.

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Uncle Tuans Cafe

Uncle Tuans Vietnamese Food Truck delivers the exquisite tastes and savory flavors from the
streets of Saigon right to your neighborhood. The banh mi also known as Vietnamese street
subs are always a great hit. Once you get a taste, you will surely crave it again and again.

Cuzin’s Duzin

Cuzin's Duzin has an established history of 25 years in the mini donut industry. Founder and CEO, Todd The Donutologist, has a passion for making specialty mini donut treats with customized toppings and alcoholic infusions.

 

Participating Breweries

With many more TBA!

 

Hokkaido Brewing

Hokkaido Brewing strives to create unique, and exquisite craft beers with flavors that represent the true nature of Japan. They're countering the tried and weary macro beers with their handcrafted refreshing fruit and full bodied Otaru lines of craft beers. Hokkaido Brewing is proud to use natural fruit and ingredients straight from Japan.

Hackensack Brewing Company

Hackensack Brewing set out as a small-scale micro-brewery that focuses on producing a wide range of fresh, quality beers. Their offerings will run the gamut of a wide scope of styles ranging from classic, time-tested beer styles to unique manifestations of those styles with our own unique twist.

Bolero Snort Brewing

Bolero Snort has made a name for itself by developing exciting, innovative, and unique malt beverages of varying styles with a strong focus on balance and approachability. Bolero has impressed fans and become a mainstay in New Jersey’s rapidly expanding craft brewing boom.

Toms River Brewing

Toms River Brewing has its roots in Rinn Duin Brewery- well known for its UK and Irish-style ales. The Irish are one of the proud heritages making up a large portion of New Jersey’s population, and Toms River is home to the most. Toms River Brewing offers an opportunity to explore beer styles with an expanded natural flavor palate. Raise a glass–we can all be a little Jersey Irish. Slainté!

Montclair Brewery

The mission of Montclair Brewery is to build a stronger community within the Montclair and greater New Jersey and New York area by offering an exciting place where craft beer devotees and those new to craft beer are welcomed to explore and taste a refreshing and unique selection of brewed on-site craft beers. They are proud to share their African and Caribbean cultures through their unique beers.

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Coney Island Brewing Co.

Coney Island Brewing Company was founded in 2007. Its original location – inside Coney Island USA’s Freakatorium – was known at the time as the “smallest brewery in the world.” When After Hurricane Sandy destroyed the brewery in 2012, a new brewery was built at 1904 Surf Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, just steps away from its original location. The innovation brewery is open year-round, with daily tours, signature events and an ever-rotating list of eight Coney-brewed beers on tap.

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Climax Brewing Company

Born from the dream of a homebrewing fanatic, Climax Brewing Company brewed its first beer, an extra special bitter (ESB), on February 27, 1996. After two years of diligence and hard work, Dave Hoffmann, joined by his dad, Kurt Hoffmann, finally saw their dreams become reality. Climax Brewing Company’s mission is to be the premier brewer of authentic styles of beers and ales in New Jersey, while at the same time, reviving the art of locally-brewed beer.

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Ironbound Hard Cider

Their locally produced hard ciders boast fresh and crisp flavor profiles because (unlike the big cider brands) they use 100% American apples from Mid-Atlantic orchards—the birthplace of many of America’s most beloved apple varieties.

Three 3’s Brewing Co.

Three 3’s Brewing is an independent craft brewery in downtown Hammonton, NJ. Their focus is brewing IPA’s and Saison Style Beers available in their tasting room and distributed all over NJ. Three 3’s welcomes you to enjoy their brews while they share their story and talk beer and the brewing process. Hang out and relax with us!

Raritan Bay Brewing

Raritan Bay Brewing Co. is a family and veteran owned microbrewery in Keansburg NJ- bringing hand crafted brews to the Bayshore. Something for all palates!

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Forgotten Boardwalk Brewing

The 34-year-old Bradley Beach resident is the founder of Forgotten Boardwalk Brewing, which took over the former Flying Fish Brewery building left completely vacant in Cherry Hill. Originally from Wall Township, Jamie said taking the leap to opening up a full-fledged brewery, complete with a boardwalk-themed tasting room seemed like the next logical step for her.

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Cape May BRewing Co.

Cape May Brewing Company began with one simple question: Where’s all the beer down here?? With that in mind, they decided to provide South Jersey with fresh, delicious, local beer to put New Jersey on the map as a craft beer state.


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Champlain Orchards Cidery

Though their orchard is over 100 years old, their cidery is still in its infancy. They first began turning their numerous delicious apples into hard cider in 2011, and it started with a whisper, not a bang. That first year they only produced a scant 246 gallons of cider! Today, they average around 50,000 gallons per year, and growing.

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Sixpoint Brewery

Their philosophy is demonstrated in our formulation. They don’t “reverse-engineer” beers to shoot at established guidelines, like, say, creating a brown ale. Instead, they visualize what a beer could be — how it could taste, smell, look, and feel — and then set out, through a blend of art and science, to create it. Their creativity is not shackled to style guidelines, because style simply has no guidelines. It’s Mad Science.

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Ship Bottom Brewery

Their humble beginnings started in the summer of 1995 in Ship Bottom, NJ. Back then they made their first batch of beer using a home brew kit that consisted of a plastic bucket, large spoon, bottling bucket and some bottle caps. They have been encouraged to start a brewery by family and friends that love their handcrafted ales and finally decided to make their dream become a reality!


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Red Tank Brewing

They are a family owned & operated brewery on the banks of the mighty Navesink River in beautiful downtown Red Bank, NJ.  Red Tank was founded by husband and wife John & Lovina Arcara out of their love for life, family & the finer things.  

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Jersey Cyclone Brewing Company

New craft brewery offering deliciously hand crafted beers located in Somerset, NJ!

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Czig Meister Brewing Company

The commitment to excellence in brewing is forged by their motto "Master Your Craft". The year round and seasonal beers are brewed to traditional old world classic standards. The theme of their brewery is old world crafts. The year round beers are named after these old world crafts.

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Jughandle Brewing Co.

Jughandle Brewing Co. is owned by three friends - Pete Artherholt and Mike Skudera of Tinton Falls and Chris Hanigan of Red Bank. Jughandle Brewing Co. started to take form in the fall of 2014.


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Oskar Blues Brewery

In 2002, in the funky little town of Lyons, Colorado, they shattered craft beer convention by stuffing our voluminously hopped mutha of a brew, Dale’s Pale Ale, into a portable, crushable, infinitely recyclable can.


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Cigar City Brewing

Cigar City Brewing’s ales and lagers bring to mind the sun and citrus for which Florida is known, while taking cues from the cigar industry upon which Tampa was built. Behind all of Cigar City Brewing’s liquid is the philosophy that quality is achieved by giving first rate ingredients to first rate people in a space where they are free to pursue their passion.


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Departed Soles Brewing Co

Departed Soles Brewing Company opened its doors in the Powerhouse Arts District in Downtown Jersey City in the summer of 2015. While the brewery produces all sorts of Craft Beer, it is proud to be New Jersey's first Craft Brewery offering Craft Beer with 100% Gluten Free ingredients that can compete on the palate with traditional ales!


Cypress Brewing CO

Cypress Brewing is a 20 BBL micro brewery located in Edison, NJ.  They take great pride in their brews and have spent nearly two decades honing their craft before bringing their product to market.  They hope you’ll stop by their brewery for a tour of their facility and to check our their beers on tap in our tasting room.  Their lineup constantly changes, so check back often!


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Alementary Brewing Co.

The Alementary is Northern New Jersey's premiere microbrewery. They're open to the public on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Their beer is available for consumption on-premise, in take-away growlers, and at regional bars and restaurants.


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902 Brewing Company

Starting with a 3 gallon pot and a home brewing kit, the idea of 902 Brewing Company fermented into a business in August of 2012.   Originally brew-stablished in Hoboken, NJ, 902 pays tribute to the apartment where they took it to the next level. From that tiny apartment, 902 has gypsy brewed their way to a much larger warehouse in Jersey City, with a full build out in process.


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Blue Moon Brewing

The story begins in the Sandlot Brewery at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado, at the beginning of the 1995 baseball season. After earning his Ph.D. in brewing from the University of Brussels, Founder Keith Villa returned stateside with the goal of brewing well-crafted beers inspired by Belgian styles, with a refreshing twist. Amongst the many beers one fan favorite emerged, in true baseball fashion they called it ‘Bellyslide Wit’. Someone said, “A beer this good only comes around once in a blue moon,” and thus Blue Moon® Belgian White Belgian-Style Wheat Ale was born.

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Leinenkugel

In May 1867, the Leinenkugel family brewery was founded in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin by Jacob Leinenkugel. He was a family man driven by an iron work ethic, and he knew that his German family heritage would play an integral part of his brewery’s success. Today, the sixth generation of Leinenkugels continues to brew some of the same family-inspired recipes that Jacob poured his heart and soul into. Over the years, their family has grown and so has the brewery, but their history and heritage remain at the forefront.

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Terrapin Beer Company

Terrapin’s mission is to create unique experiences through the passionate brewing of the finest quality craft beers. Whether you’re joining them for a brewery tour at their tasting room, drinking a Hopsecutioner at your favorite watering hole, sipping some Up-Hi on your back porch, or enjoying a RecreationAle after a long day on the trail, they hope you appreciate the dedication they’ve put in for 14 years (and counting!)

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Untied

UNTIED is far from traditional. Their beers are creative and experimental. There is surely something for everyone, you just have to be willing to try new and unique approaches to craft beers. Their taproom is  UNTIED, a modern casual experience where guests are UNTIED from work and the daily grind and can enjoy brews with family, friends, colleagues....relax, have fun, be happy!

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NJ Beer Co.

NJ Beer Co. is dedicated to crafting quality beer for all; from the occasional beer drinker to the beer aficionado. They believe that good products come from good people and they strive to do their very best for the community and for their customers. NJ Beer Co. believes they can provide happiness through doing what they love and they believe that good beer can make good times great.

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Neshaminy Creek

Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company is a new local craft beer brewery located in Croydon, PA. Yes, they do use Neshaminy Creek water in all their brews!


 

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