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 AT USTA in queens:

Best Cider & Fruit Beer

Ace Cider

Best IPA 

Sloop Brewing Co.
Juice Bomb

Best Pale Ale & Lager  

 Five Boroughs Brewing Co.

Best Dark Beer

DuClaw Brewing Co.
Sweet Baby Jesus


Best Barley Wheat/amber Beer 

Harlem Brew
Harlem Renaissance Wit


Best Overall Beer 

 Kings County Brewers Collective


People’s Choice



Staff’s Choice

Southern Tier Brewing Co
Pumking Beer

Event Details

Date: Saturday, June 8th

Session Times: 12PM-4PM, 6PM-10PM

Location: The Brooklyn Mirage

Expected Attendees: 8,000

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)


We Provide:

  • Booth Space (no fee)

  • Table Cloth

  • Signage

  • 8 ft table

  • Ice

  • Restaurant profile & link on event website

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

Questions? Email

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.