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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 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 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

National Bacon Day – December 30, 2022

2023 Bacon Festivals and 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

August 2023

National Bacon Lover’s Day – August 20, 2023

September 2023

International Bacon Day – September 2, 2023

October 2023

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

December 2023

National Bacon Day – December 30, 2023

Previous Events – Awaiting New Dates

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

Bacon & BBQ Fest – Vero Beach, FL

Bacon and Barrel Festival – Nashville, TN

Bacon Bash Texas – Cranfills Gap, TX

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 

Beer and Bacon Fest – Wausau, WI

Bacon and Brews – Madison, WI

Bacon and Brews Festival – Oak Creek, 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

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

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

Indiana Bacon Festival – Delphi, IN

Keystone Bacon and Bourbon Festival – Keystone, CO

Madison’s Bacon Bash – Madison, SD

Memphis Flyer Bacon and Bourbon – Memphis, TN

Mount Pleasant Bacon Fest – Mount Pleasant, WI

NH Bacon and Beer Festival – Merrimack, NH

NJ Baconfest – Medford, NJ

New Glarus Bacon Beer and Cheese – New Glarus, WI

Ozarks Bacon Fest – Springfield, MO

Paul’s Bacon Ride – Baxter, MN

PA Bacon Fest – Easton, PA

Sacramento Bacon Fest – Sacramento CA

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

Toledo Beer and Bacon Fest – Toledo, OH

World Food Championships – Dallas TX

Xtreme Bacon Festival – Fayville, MA

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 November 15, 2022.


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