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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 2022 and 2023 events, sorted according to date.

We’re excited to see many of our favorite baconfest events returning, and look forward to safely connecting in person with bacon lovers and BENSA members in the months ahead! 

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The Bacon and Beer Classic Returns

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

2022 Bacon Festivals and Events

August 2022

Mount Pleasant Bacon Fest – August 5-6, 2022, Mount Pleasant, WI

National Bacon Lover’s Day – August 20, 2022

Beer Bacon and Bourbon – August 20, 2022, Crown Point, IN

Indiana Bacon Festival – August 27, 2022, Delphi, IN

Breckenridge Hogfest – August 26th-28th, 2022, Breckenridge, CO  

September 2022

Bacon and Brews Festival – September 3, 2022, Oak Creek, WI

International Bacon Day – September 3, 2022

Beer and Bacon Fest – September 17, 2022, Wausau, WI

Paul’s Bacon Ride – September 17, 2022, Baxter, MN

October 2022

Bacon, Bourbon and Music Fest – October 1, 2022, Smithfield, VA

Memphis Flyer Bacon and Bourbon – October 7, 2022, Memphis, TN

NJ Baconfest – October 8-9, 2022, Medford, NJ

Bacon Bash Texas – October 15, 2022, Cranfills Gap, TX

Treasure Coast Bacon Fest – October 22-23, 2022, Vero Beach, FL

November 2022

Bacon and Barrel Festival – November 3, 2022, Nashville, TN

PA Bacon Fest – November 5-6, 2022, Easton, PA

World Food Championships – November 7-12, 2022, Dallas TX

December 2022

National Bacon Day – December 30, 2022

2023 Bacon Events

January 2023

Bacon Jam – January 14, 2023, Fort Meyers, FL

February 2023

Craft Brew and Bacon Festival – February 11, 2023, Kennewick, WA

March 2023

Gulf Coast Beer and Bacon Festival – March 4, 2023, Gulfport, MS

Bacon and Bourbon Fest – March 25 and 26, 2023, Wellington, FL

May 2023

BaCon – May 13, 2023, Cleveland, TN

June 2023

Zingerman’s Camp Bacon – date to be announced – Ann Arbor, MI

Previous Events – Awaiting New Dates

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

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 Brews – Madison, WI

Bacon and Wine Pairing – Portland, OR

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

Bacon Fest – Lansing, MI

Baconfest – Genoa, IL

Baconfest Chicago

Baconfest – Dummerston, VT

BaconFest – Milwaukee, WI

BaconFest – Portage, IN

The Bacon Tour – Dallas, TX

Beer BBQ Bacon Showdown – Morristown, NJ

Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival – Des Moines, IA

Boudin and Bacon – Lafayette, LA

Bourbon and Bacon Fest – Kittery, ME

Cave Spring Bacon Fest and Car Show – Rome, GA

Denver Bacon and Beer Classic – Denver, CO

Dewey / Rehoboth Bacon Fest – Dewey Beach, DE

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

Festival of Bacon – Groveland, FL

Fresno County Bacon Festival – Fresno, CA

Keystone Bacon and Bourbon Festival – Keystone, CO

Madison’s Bacon Bash – Madison, SD

NH Bacon and Beer Festival – Merrimack, NH

New Glarus Bacon Beer and Cheese – New Glarus, WI

Ozarks Bacon Fest – Springfield, MO

Sacramento Bacon Fest – Sacramento CA

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

Toledo Beer and Bacon Fest – Toledo, OH

Xtreme Bacon Festival – Fayville, MA

This page was last updated on August 3, 2022.

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


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