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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 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

May 2022

Lake Geneva Bacon Fest – May 14-15, 2022 – Lake Geneva, WI

June 2022

NH Bacon and Beer Festival – June 4, 2022, Merrimack, NH

New Glarus Bacon Beer and Cheese – June 11, 2022, New Giarus, WI

Keystone Bacon and Bourbon Festival – June 25-26, 2022, Keystone, CO

July 2022

Bacon Bourbon and Brew Festival – July 14-17, 2022, Newport, KY

Bacon and Brews – July 23, 2022, Madison, WI

August 2022

National Bacon Lover’s Day – August 20, 2022

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

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

November 2022

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

2022 Events to be Announced

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

Bacon and Barrel Festival, Nashville, 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 Wine Pairing – Portland, OR

Bacon BBQ Cookoff – Brush Prairie, WA

Bacon Bourbon and Brews – Reno, NV

Baconfest Chicago

Baconfest – Dummerston, VT

Bacon Fest – Kelley’s Island, OH

BaconFest – Portage, IN

The Bacon Tour – Dallas, TX

Beer Bacon and Bourbon – Crown Point, IN

Boudin and Bacon – Lafayette, LA

Denver Bacon and Beer Classic – Denver, CO

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

Festival of Bacon – Groveland, FL

Madison’s Bacon Bash – Madison, SD

Ozarks Bacon Fest – Springfield, MO

Sacramento Bacon Fest – Sacramento CA

Treasure Coast Bacon Fest – Vero Beach, FL

Xtreme Bacon Festival – Fayville, MA

Future Bacon Events

BaCon – Cleveland, TN

Bacon and Bourbon Fest – Wellington, FL

Bacon, Bourbon and Blues –  Oviedo, FL

BaconFest – Milwaukee, WI

Bacon Jam – Fort Meyers, FL

Beer BBQ Bacon Showdown – Morristown, NJ

Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival – Des Moines, IA

Bourbon and Bacon Fest – Kittery, ME

Cave Spring Bacon Fest and Car Show – Rome, GA

Craft Brew and Bacon Festival – Kennewick, WA

Dewey / Rehoboth Bacon Fest – Dewey Beach, DE

Gulf Coast Beer and Bacon and Chocolate Festival – Gulfport, MS

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

Zingerman’s Camp Bacon – Ann Arbor, MI

This page was last updated on May 10, 2022 by Eliza Cross.

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


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