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We’re coming for you, Twin Cities. And for our 4th year, we’re bringing out all the stops. Sign-up to get notified the moment a limited number of pre-sale tickets are released. With 30+ local restaurants and over 100 types of local craft beer, this is one party you don’t want to miss.

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All-inclusive bacon inspired dishes.

It’s the year of the pig. Let the gluttony begin. For the 4th Bacon and Beer Classic, 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.

participating restaurants are being announced soon


All-you-can drink Craft Beer.

Get your iconic tasting cup and sip on 100+ 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.

Participating breweries are being announced soon.

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THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS

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Tickets starting at $49

2pm Entry

  • Party in the concourse and on the warning track at CHS Field
  • Indulge in 3 hours of unlimited bacon dishes and craft beer
  • Enjoy music and games
  • Sample with a commemorative glass

TICKETS STARTING AT $69

1PM ENTRY

Everything included in GA plus...

  • Enter the stadium an hour early through an expedited line
  • Score first dibs on your favorite bacon dishes and beers

TICKETS STARTING AT $89

1PM ENTRY

Everything included in GA plus...

  • Enter the stadium an hour early through an expedited line
  • Gain exclusive access to the Securian Club-- an indoor/outdoor lounge overlooking the field
  • Dedicated bathrooms
  • Sip exclusive craft beers not available in GA
  • Enjoy a specialty pork belly tasting
  • Experience a beer and cheese tasting
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THANKS TO OUR 2019 SPONSORS

 
 
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2019 Restaurants

Garage Bar & Bowl

Their mission is to share their sincere hospitality, fresh and unique food and boutique sports bar and bowling environment that is unlike any other. They hope to bring the city of Waconia a friendly place for the community to gather and enjoy.

The Dawg House

Typically, the dog house is not somewhere you wanna end up, a punishment for something you said or did that upset those around you. But in this case, it's exactly where you wanna end up, and you're gonna wanna bring everyone around you.

Fresco’s Catering by Dani

Dani started her catering business after working for corporate restaurant chains. “We’re doing things that get everyone up and moving, like small plate stations for global cuisines, or grilling on-site, which is more interactive.

Big Guys BBQ Roadhouse

Big Guys was dreamed, envisioned, and ultimately came to fruition by Craig (Jethro) Lund, a Hudson Local, that possesses a vision and passion for creating a new, fun and exciting atmosphere, while offering a menu and experience you can not find anywhere else!

Twin Cities 400 Tavern

No place has fresher, better ingredients than Minnesota, and no one loves them more than they do. From locally-sourced meats, cheeses and produce, to homegrown whiskeys and rye, the 400 Tavern showcases the best of the North Country, in the heart of the Twin Cities.

Go Bananas

Go Bananas provides consumers, young & old, an out of this world, gourmet chocolate dipped frozen banana. Go Bananas uses ingredients that provide gluten-free, trans-fat free and natural antioxidants. Their product caters to the child in all of us; those who prefer a sweet treat option, who have special dietary needs and who desire a healthier ice cream alternative that is Dippin’ Delicious!

Public Kitchen + Bar

Located in the heart of Lowertown overlooking Mears Park, PUBLIC kitchen + bar is a New American restaurant serving seasonally-inspired dishes and drinks for lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch. The light-filled dining room seats 180 comfortably, and features floor-to-ceiling windows looking over Mears Park and an open kitchen.


Stray Dog

After 11 years with Bulldog NE, it was time to take the ship a different direction. They still have the same approach to the menu, the beer, and their values, but decided to try to bring in more of the neighborhood and make it their first choice by focusing on the details that their diners look for. They love to meet new people and they are always anxious to hear what makes us their first choice, and why they Stray our way.

Granite City Brewery

They’re on a mission to build and foster a community of beer fans for life. They are passionate about sharing their love of craft with real, craft beer lovers. They’re true to their craft brewery beginnings with a genuine commitment to fresh brewed beer, made from scratch food, and unsurpassed hospitality.

Castle Danger Brewery

Castle Danger beers are all designed with a flavor profile in mind. They may start with a base style, but expand upon it to create something unique. There are hundreds of great beers that are true-to-style available in the beer market. They prefer to use traditional brewing practices to produce unique, flavorful beers. In their minds, this is the only way to approach brewing.

Bob's BBQ Emporium

Family owned and operated since 2010. Bob's BBQ Emporium is located 21 miles west of Madison, Wisconsin on US highway 14 in Arena, Wisconsin, USA


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Smokin’jacks bbq catering

Smokin’ Jack’s Rib Shack specializes in down home, Southern-style barbecue. Combined with their homemade side orders, you will enjoy a meal that can’t be beat.

BREWERIES

More to be announced!

56 Brewing

56Brewing is a Microbrewery and Tap Room in Northeast Minneapolis. They’re a collaborative group of beer enthusiasts who value the city, the community, the people and the establishments as a place to work, live, bike, connect, play, grow and have fun.

Broken Clock Brewing Cooperative

At Broken Clock Brewing, they believe that being a brew cooperative is bigger than just brewing great beer. They aspire to make a difference by empowering people, inspiring passion, and fostering collaboration in their community.

Bank Brewing Co

It was on a hunting trip to Hendricks where the dream of a destination brewery was born. The name Bank Brewing was derived from the building that now houses their taproom, an old bank that sits on Main street.

Pryes Brewing Company

Masterfully Crafted & Thoughtfully Designed, Pryes Brewing takes its time to focus on brewing one batch at a time. The 6,000 sq. ft. taproom offers guests the choice to enjoy riverside views on the patio!

city lights brewing company

With an incredible excitement, a humbling recognition of the historical significance of the West Side Water Works campus, an acute recognition of Milwaukee's legacy of brewing expertise and a proud sense of stewardship to respect the lore of yesterday and meet challenges of tomorrow, they proudly announce that 4 Brothers will open a craft brewery utilizing two of these iconic campus buildings and re-launch as "The City Lights Brewing Company." 

DESTIHL Brewery

DESTIHL is an independent, privately-owned company, and their plan is simple:
to continue raising the bar whenever and wherever possible. They were founded on the promise of supporting flavor and boycotting bland!



Duluth Brewhouse

From sidewalk shovelers to Lake Superior surfers-everyone who loves adventure will enjoy a beer brewed with an uncompromising dedication to quality. It’s what Duluth drinks.


Omni Brewing Co

They believe craft beer has the power to bring all kinds of people together.  They strive daily to create a something-amazing-for-everyone collection of thoughtful, handcrafted brews.  They are all beer and no pretense.


Granite City Brewery

They’re on a mission to build and foster a community of beer fans for life. They are passionate about sharing their love of craft with real, craft beer lovers. They’re true to their craft brewery beginnings with a genuine commitment to fresh brewed beer, made from scratch food, and unsurpassed hospitality.

Tin Whiskers Brewing Company

Tin Whiskers is on a mission to make Artfully Engineered Beers, and is the perfect place for beer-nerds and non-nerds alike. They bring their electrical engineering background into the brewery with their beer names,  their scientific approach to the brewing process, and their branding -- including circuit board flight holders.


Stacked Deck Brewing Co

Their wide range of meticulously crafted beers is guaranteed to please even the fussiest of palettes. Whether you’re looking for a hop-heavy IPA, a rich-and-creamy stout or a drink-all-day lager. So go ahead, take a gamble on any one (or three!) of their beers…they’re willing to bet you’ll be impressed. Stacked Deck Brewing—beer well suited.


Little Thistle Brewing Co

Rochester has many rich cultures from all over the world, right here in the middle of the corn fields of Minnesota. It’s a unique place that just keeps getting better, and they’re lucky to call Rochester home. They’re proud to be adding a gathering place to this fun, vibrant community!


Canal Park Brewing Company

Canal Park Brewing Company is a locally owned family venture. They’ve successfully owned and operated many business in the Twin Ports and the surrounding area for over fifty years. They salute those who’ve master the art of craft beer ad they’ve passed on these rich traditions from one generation tot he next.


Roma Restaurant & Brewery

Located in Willernie, MN. Willernie is located on the SouthEast side of White Bear Lake and is next to Mahtomedi. Willernie was originally "Wildwood Manor" and home of one of the most popular lakefront waterparks in Minnesota. It is a charming small town full of locally owned businesses.


Castle Danger Brewery

They have been brewing dangerously good ales on the North Shore of Lake Superior since 2011. After out-growing our 3-bbl brewhouse in Castle Danger, they opened a new location in downtown Two Harbors in 2014 with a 30-bbl brewing system, canning line, and year-round taproom overlooking Lake Superior.