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Join us at the Brooklyn Mirage—an elusive, open-air sanctuary in the heart of Brooklyn—for the ultimate summer kickoff party celebrating the best things in life: bacon and beer.

Over 50 local restaurants will be serving bold bacon-inspired dishes, and the best local breweries will be pouring over 100 top craft varietals. With incredible live performances, delicious BBQ vibes, and awesome games and contests, this is how you kick off summer in NYC.

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Choose: 1pm or 7pm

  • Party at The Brooklyn Mirage— a breathtaking open-air sanctuary in the heart of Bushwick, Brooklyn
  • Indulge in 3 hours of unlimited bacon-inspired dishes and 100+ craft beers
  • Dance to a range of awesome live performances
  • Ride a bacon see-saw, pose for photo ops & cheer on an epic bacon eating contest
  • Take home a commemorative tasting glass
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Choose: 12PM or 6PM

Everything included in GA plus...

  • Enter the festival an hour early through an expedited line
  • Score first dibs on your favorite bacon dishes and craft beers
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Choose: 12pm or 6pm

Everything included in GA plus...

  • Enter the festival an hour early through an expedited line
  • Gain exclusive access to the Tower—a spiraled terrace with sweeping skyline views of brooklyn/manhattan
  • Feast on an epic pig roast, not available in GA
  • Sip a specialty cocktail and enjoy exclusive craft beers at a private VIP bar
  • Be the judge in a TV Chef Showdown & taste their expert bacon creations
  • Take home a hands-free beer lanyard with your commemorative cup

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The EPIC Venue

For our 6th year in NYC, we’re transforming The Brooklyn Mirage— a sprawling open air complex— into an elusive Bacon and Beer paradise. This famous palm-lined oasis has a giant courtyard, epic sound system, and continuous catwalk offering epic views of the skyline. This is Bacon and Beer like you’ve never seen it before.


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All-inclusive bacon inspired dishes.

It’s the year of the pig. Let the gluttony begin. For the 6th annual 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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2019 Restaurants


Queens Bully

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


Corfu Grill

Offers casual Greek dining in a sliver of Forest Hills. Nestled on the upper level of the popular shopping center on Austin Street, Corfu Grill welcomes couples, families and friends to their petite dining room furnished with charming antique lanterns, barrels, and lovely seaside paintings mounted on classic Grecian blue walls.


Adrii’s Kitchen

Adrii's Kitchen specializes in distinctive appetizers and signature dishes. It originated in 2015 but became established in 2017 by Chef Adrii in the NYC area. A catering service that take food that you already enjoy and gave it, it's own personal twist.



NYC based, yet they will drive to you—STUF'D does it ALL! Whether or not you decide to rent the truck, they will make your event a memorable one. The planning will be flawless, organized, and simple, with the food even more impressive.

Sands Jerk Hut, LLC

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.  

Brooklyn Baked & Fried

Brooklyn Baked & Fried is a mobile catering business operated by a daughter, Nie Blake and mom, Denise James team. Currently doing various events and fairs around NYC!

Dang BBQ

Their Academy Award Worthy Sammich Menu is not for the casual snacker.  These Sandwiches are two handed monsters.  In fact, they're so big they felt they belonged on the big screen. Their menu features hits like "Jurassic Pork", "Brisky Business" and "Farmegeddon".  

Knot Of This World Pretzels

Their vision has always been to create the freshest snack foods using the finest ingredients. The goal is to deliver a product that every customer is proud to consume or share with family and friends.  At Knot of this World, they care about the quality of every pretzel and item available.

What's the dillaz?

An artisanal quesadilla shop serving the LIC Flea and Food Audience. They won People’s Choice at the 2018 Bacon and Beer Classic. You do not want to skip this line!

Cuzin’s Duzin

Cuzin's Duzin is simple.. to bring back your "old school" donut shop with classic flavors and toppings, but with a retro spin! With a growing supportive donut community, The Donutologist plans on making Cuzin's Duzin the fastest growing franchise in America.


Fabipops is a high end dessert catering company based out New York and New Jersey, known for it's unique hand-designs and rich flavors. Fabipops is more than just cake pops today! They have extended our line of dessert to include wedding cakes, custom cakes, cake pops, french macarons, gourmet cookies, and much more.

La Bella Torte

A dessert truck specializing in Italian Pastries. Started by Joe and AnnMarie Glaser after finding themselves out of work. Now they bring to all who desire cakes a mobile pastry shop complete with cannoli, banana nutella cakes, rosemary olive oil cakes and much more!

The Fried Kitchen

The Fried Kitchen is all about fresh nutrition- it's in their blood. They make sure all their gets the good stuff, local & organic food cultivated by farmers.


They see a Bacon-Infused Hamburger as the secret ingredient in their customers’ next backyard barbecue. They work closely with their extended family of quality purveyors to ensure the most delicious, succulent experience, each and every time their customers bite into a BacoBurger!


They are a family-owned restaurant group, founded in 2010. Their mission is to create fresh, creative and healthy meals that excite the
mind, heart and palate. Their menu, farm, local partners and community
roots are what make them different and with over 19 locations (and counting), they are committed to connecting people to real food.

Jase's BBQ LLC

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!



Executive Chef Tiltz Sports Bar & Arcade

Owner/ Operator Star Studded Events & Catering



Beer glorious beer.

Mill House Brewing

They opened doors on Mill Street in the Fall of 2013 and can’t remember much since, except that starting, running and growing MHBC has been awesome!

Toast Ale

Join the rev-ALE-ution! They’re global, but they brew local. Local breweries. Local bakeries. Supporting local food organizations to end food waste .

1947 Indian Craft Beer

They set out to create a beer that would really compliment Indian cuisine and help them celebrate the culture, and they ended up with a beer that not only does that, but it tastes so good it's appealing to beer drinkers everywhere! 

Lagunitas Brewing Co

Lagunitas beers are available in 20-ish countries and growing. And whether supporting local communities by turning beer into money for the cause, or simply fueling stories and songs with IPA and other fine ales, they’ve learned one thing (aside for how to cook a turkey)… Wherever you go: beer speaks, people mumble.

Piels Beer

“Piels is for the people”. Established in 1883, they are NY oldest craft lager and official “Good Drinking Beer”.

Coney Island Brewery

With 8 house-brewed beers on tap that rotate regularly, there’s always something new to try. Depending on the season, you might catch some of their limited release, specialty styles, like SuperFreak, our Kettle Corn Cream Ale and Cotton Candy Kölsch on tap and in small-batch cans.  

Firestone Walker

Funny how brothers settle things the old fashioned way. Try brothers-in-law. Who own a brewery together. David, AKA The Lion, and Adam, AKA The Bear, may battle, epically at times, but at least neither ever forget it's for the love of beer


Sixpoint was founded in 2004 (they like to say it was born at the dawn of civilization, though that’s a story for another time…) in the rough and tumble neighborhood of Red Hook, BKLYN. It was essentially a cult brewery — draft-only, mysterious, cryptic…

Five Boroughs Brewing Co

Five Boroughs Brewing Co. is part of this evolving landscape, creating great beer while focusing on quality, community, and authenticity. Five Boroughs embraces a culture of craft brewing that cares just as much about the product inside the glass as the people who drink it.

The Owls' Brew

After years in the tea and cocktail biz, they’d learned that you can have it all - clean ingredients, delicious flavors, and a spike or two.  It’s all about balance, after all. Meet their Boozy Teas- A blend of organic tea and botanicals, and spiked with a malt base. 

Victory Brewing Company

Victory Brewing Company is a craft brewery headquartered in Downingtown, PA. Founded by childhood friends, Bill Covaleski and Ron Barchet, Victory officially opened its doors in February of 1996. Victory’s second state of the art brewery opened in February of 2014 in Parkesburg, PA.

Southern Tier

Since opening, Southern Tier immediately garnered regional attention and demand quickly outgrew what their modest facility could handle. In 2009 a new 20,000-sq-ft building was added to the property. In this new facility, the small brewery was able to grow and offer the product both nationally and internationally, while still satisfying its loyal local fans.

DuClaw Brewing Co.

They consider the art of beer making sacred. With more than 30 distinguished microbrews, ranging from Double IPAs to Barley Wines to Sours and beyond, they deliver on what they promise. If the label says Double IPA, then a Double IPA is what you’re drinking – and a damn good one, too!

Highway Manor Brewing

Located in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, Highway Manor is coming back to to the Classic for a second year! #tastemyplace


As the founder of the craft movement in the backyard of the world's largest brewer, they began hand-brewing authentic beers in 1991 and continue the commitment today as the largest locally-owned independent craft brewery in Missouri.


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