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 2021 and 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 in 2021

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

2021 Bacon Events and Festivals

October 2021

Bacon Bash Texas – October 16, 2021, Cranfills Gap, TX

Boudin and Bacon – October 16, 2021, Lafayette, LA

Ozarks Bacon Fest – October 16, 2021, Springfield, MO

Treasure Coast Bacon Fest – October 23-24, 2021, Vero Beach, FL

November 2021

PA Bacon Fest – Nov. 6-7, 2021, Easton, PA

World Food Championships – November 5-9, 2021, Dallas, TX

December 2021

National Bacon Day – December 30, 2021

2021 Dates to be Announced

Baconfest Chicago

Bacon and Barrel Festival, Nashville, TN

2022 Bacon Festivals and Events

January 2022

Bacon Jam – January 15, 2022, Fort Meyers, FL

St. Pete Beer Bacon and BBQ – January 15-16, 2022, Saint Petersburg, FL

February 2022

Craft Brew and Bacon Festival – February 19, 2022, Kennewick, WA

March 2022

Gulf Coast Beer and Bacon and Chocolate Festival – March 5, 2022, Gulfport, MS

Bacon and Bourbon Fest – March 26-27, 2022, Wellington, FL

April 2022

BaCon – April 6, 2022, Cleveland, TN

Dewey / Rehoboth Bacon Fest – April 22-24, 2022, Dewey Beach, DE

May 2022

Lake Geneva Bacon Fest –  date coming soon – Lake Geneva, WI

June 2022

Zingerman’s Camp Bacon – dates coming soon – Ann Arbor, MI

July 2022

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

August 2022

National Bacon Lover’s Day – August 20, 2022

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

September 2022

International Bacon Day – September 3, 2022

October 2022

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

December 2022

National Bacon Day – December 30, 2022

2022 Events to be Announced

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 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 Brews – Reno, NV

Bacon Bourbon and Brew Festival – Newport, KY

Bacon, Bourbon and Music Fest – Smithfield, VA

Baconfest – Dummerston, VT

Bacon Fest – Kelley’s Island, OH

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 and Keystone, CO

Cave Spring Bacon Fest and Car Show – Rome, GA

Denver Bacon and Beer Classic – Denver, CO

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

Festival of Bacon – Groveland, FL

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

NH Bacon and Beer Festival – Merrimack, NH

NJ Baconfest – Medford, NJ

New Glarus Bacon Beer and Cheese – New Giarus, WI

Paul’s Bacon Ride – Baxter, MN

Sacramento Bacon Fest – Sacramento CA

Xtreme Bacon Festival – Fayville, MA

Zingerman’s Camp Bacon – Ann Arbor, MI

This page was last updated on September 27, 2021 by Eliza Cross.

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