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 Levi’s Stadium:

Best Cider & Fruit Beer

TW Pitchers
Grapefruit blood orange radler

Best IPA 

Altamont beer work Maui waui

Best Pale Ale & Lager

   Das BRew Kettenraucher

Best Dark Beer 

Six Rivers Brewing
Macadamia nut Porter

 

Best WHEAT Beer 

Faultline Brewing 
dunkelweizen

 

Best Amber or Red

Anderson Valley Boot Amber


Event Details

Date: April 13th, 2019

Session Times: 1PM-5PM

Location: Avaya Stadium

Expected Attendees: 3,500

Questions? Email jenn@cannonballproductions.com

Breweries Provide:

  • (2) 1/2 barrel kegs

    (1) purchased, (1) donated (2 different styles)

  • Jockey Boxes

  • Co2

  • Tap Handles

  • Brutes (If necessary)

  • 10X10 pop-up (if available)

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!!! 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."

We Provide:

  • Booth Space (no fee)

  • Table Cloth

  • Signage

  • 8 ft table

  • Ice

  • Restaurant profile & link on event website

  • Marketing promotions to our 50,000+ Santa Clara email subscribers and 100,000+ social media followers


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.