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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 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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The Bacon and Beer Classic

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

2024 Bacon Festivals and Events

February 2024

BaconFest – February 25, 2024, Milwaukee, WI

March 2024

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

Bacon and Bourbon Fest – March 23-24, 2024, Wellington, FL

April 2024

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

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

May 2024

Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival – May 4, 2024, Des Moines, IA

BaCon – May 11, 2024, Cleveland, TN

June 2024

NH Bacon and Beer Festival – June 1, 2024, Merrimack, NH

August 2024

National Bacon Lover’s Day – August 20, 2024

Indiana Bacon Festival – August 24, 2024, Delphi, IN

Breckenridge Hogfest – August 30-September 1, 2024, Breckenridge, CO

International Bacon Day – August 31, 2024

November 2024

Downtown Racine Beer and Bacon Walk – November 2, 2024

PA Bacon Fest – November 2-3, 2024, Easton, PA

December 2024

National Bacon Day – December 30, 2024

Previous Events – Awaiting New Dates

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

Bacon and Barrel Festival – Nashville, TN

Bacon and Beer Classic – Various cities

Bacon and Bourbon Bar Crawl – Columbia, SC

Bacon and Bourbon Fest – Altoona, PA 

Bacon and Brews – Madison, WI

Bacon and Brews Festival – Oak Creek, WI

Bacon BBQ Cookoff – Brush Prairie, WA

Bacon Bash Texas – Cranfills Gap, TX

Bacon, Bourbon and Blues –  Oviedo, FL

Bacon Bourbon and Brew Festival – Newport, KY

Bacon Bourbon and Brews – Reno, NV

Bacon Bourbon and Music Fest – Smithfield, VA

Bacon Fest – Kelley’s Island, OH

Bacon Fest – Lansing, MI

Bacon Jam – Fort Meyers, FL

Baconfest Chicago

Baconfest – Dummerston, VT

Baconfest – Genoa, IL

BaconFest – Portage, IN

BBQ Brews and Bacon – Macon, GA

Beach, Bacon and Brewfest – Lincoln City, Oregon

Beer BBQ Bacon Showdown – Morristown, NJ

Beer and Bacon Fest – Fern Island, Wausau, WI

Beer Bacon and Bourbon – Crown Point, IN

Boudin and Bacon – Lafayette, LA

Bourbon and Bacon Fest – Kittery, ME

Bourbon, Bacon and Brisket – Jennings, LA

Cave Spring Bacon Fest and Car Show – Rome, GA

Chicago Bacon Fest – Chicago, IL

Craft Brew and Bacon Festival – Kennewick, WA

Fresno County Bacon Festival – Fresno, CA

Imagination Bacon – Grand Island, NE

Keystone Bacon and Bourbon Festival – Keystone, CO

Lake Geneva Bacon Fest – Mount Pleasant, WI

Memphis Flyer Bacon and Bourbon – Memphis, TN

NJ Baconfest – Medford, NJ

New Glarus Beer Bacon and Cheese – New Glarus, WI

Night on the Strip – Amarillo, TX

Ozarks Bacon Fest – Springfield, MO

Port St. Lucie Bacon & BBQ Fest – Vero Beach, FL

Sacramento Bacon Fest – Sacramento CA

St. Pete Beer Bacon and BBQ – Saint Petersburg, FL

World Food Championships – Dallas TX

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 February 22, 2024.

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