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Bacon Festival and Events Directory

Welcome to the largest, most comprehensive list of more than 50 of the best bacon festivals, beer and bacon events, cook-offs, dinners, conventions, educational events, tours, and even special holidays like National Bacon Lovers Day in the U.S.

This directory includes the latest information for bacon fest 2023 and 2024 events, sorted according to date.

We’re excited to connect in person with our favorite community of BENSA members and bacon lovers in the days ahead! 

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We’re constantly updating this directory, so please contact us if you discover new bacon festivals or think we should check out an event.

2023 Bacon Festivals and Events

September 2023

Bacon and Brews Festival – Sept. 2, 2023, Oak Creek, WI

The Bacon Tour – Sept. 2, 2023, Dallas, TX

International Bacon Day – September 2, 2023

Bacon Fest – September 9, 2023, Lansing, MI

BBQ Brews and Bacon – September 16, 2023, Macon, GA

Beer and Bacon Fest – September 16, 2023, Fern Island, Wausau, WI

Port St. Lucie Bacon & BBQ Fest – Sept. 30 – Oct. 1, 2023, Vero Beach, FL

October 2023

Memphis Flyer Bacon and Bourbon – Oct. 6, 2023, Memphis, TN

Bacon Bourbon and Music Fest – October 7, 2023 – Smithfield, VA

Bacon Bash Texas – October 21, 2023 – Cranfills Gap, TX

November 2023

PA Bacon Fest – November 4-5, 2023, Easton, PA

World Food Championships – November 8-12, 2023, Dallas TX

Bacon and Barrel Festival – November 9, 2023, Nashville, TN

December 2023

National Bacon Day – December 30, 2023

2024 Bacon Festivals and Events

January 2024

Bacon Jam – January 13, 2024, Fort Meyers, FL

St. Pete Beer Bacon and BBQ – January 13-14, 2023, Saint Petersburg, FL

February 2024

Craft Brew and Bacon Festival – February 10, 2024, Kennewick, WA

BaconFest – February 25, 2024, Milwaukee, WI

March 2024

Gulf Coast Beer and Bacon Festival – March 2, 2024, Gulfport, MS

Bacon and Bourbon Fest – March 23024, 2024, Wellington, FL

April 2024

Dewey / Rehoboth Bacon Fest – April 19-21, 2024, Dewey Beach, DE

McClure Bacon Fest – April 20, 2024, McClure, PA

August 2024

National Bacon Lover’s Day – August 20, 2024

Previous Events – Awaiting New Dates

Air Capital Bacon, Bourbon and Brews Festival – Wichita, KS

Baconfest – Genoa, IL

BaCon – Cleveland, TN

Bacon and Beer Classic – San Jose, CA

Bacon and Beer Classic – Seattle, WA

Bacon and Beer Classic Twin Cities – Minneapolis, MN

Bacon and Beer Classic – New York, NY

Bacon and Bourbon Bar Crawl – Columbia, SC

Bacon and Bourbon Fest – Altoona, PA 

Bacon and Bourbon Fest – Wellington, FL

Bacon and Brews – Madison, WI

Bacon BBQ Cookoff – Brush Prairie, WA

Bacon, Bourbon and Blues –  Oviedo, FL

Bacon Bourbon and Brew Festival – Newport, KY

Bacon Bourbon and Brews – Reno, NV

Bacon Fest – Kelley’s Island, OH

Baconfest Chicago

Baconfest – Dummerston, VT

BaconFest – Genoa, IL

BaconFest – Portage, IN

Beach, Bacon and Brewfest – Lincoln City, Oregon

Beer BBQ Bacon Showdown – Morristown, NJ

Beer Bacon and Bourbon – Crown Point, IN

Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival – Des Moines, IA

Boudin and Bacon – Lafayette, LA

Bourbon and Bacon Fest – Kittery, ME

Bourbon, Bacon and Brisket – Jennings, LA

Breckenridge Hogfest – Breckenridge, CO  

Cave Spring Bacon Fest and Car Show – Rome, GA

Denver Bacon and Beer Classic – Denver, CO

Denver Beer Co.’s Beer, Bacon, and Coffee Fest – Denver CO

Fresno County Bacon Festival – Fresno, CA

Imagination Bacon – Grand Island, NE

Indiana Bacon Festival – Delphi, IN

Keystone Bacon and Bourbon Festival – Keystone, CO

Lake Geneva Bacon Fest – Mount Pleasant, WI

Madison’s Bacon Bash – Madison, SD

NH Bacon and Beer Festival – Merrimack, NH

NJ Baconfest – Medford, NJ

New Glarus Beer Bacon and Cheese – New Glarus, WI

Night on the Strip – Amarillo, TX

Ozarks Bacon Fest – Springfield, MO

Sacramento Bacon Fest – Sacramento CA

Toledo Beer and Bacon Fest – Toledo, OH

To submit your bacon event, please contact us.

If you need background information about bacon, check out our Fun Bacon Nutrition Facts guide. 

This page was updated on September 2, 2023.


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