Bacon Events and Festivals

Welcome to the most comprehensive list of the best bacon events, bacon dinners, bacon festivals, bacon cook-offs, educational events, and even special holidays like National Bacon Lovers Day in the U.S.

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

 

two hands holding red beer cups that say Bacon and Beer Classic
The Bacon and Beer Classic Returns in 2021

 

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

2021 Bacon Events and Festivals

April 2021

Sacramento Bacon Fest – April 12-18, 2021, Sacramento CA

Bacon and Bourbon Fest – April 24-25, 2021 – Wellington, FL

 

May 2021

Gulf Coast Beer and Bacon and Chocolate Festival – May 1, 2021, Gulfport, MS

Xtreme Bacon Festival, May 1, 2021, Fayville, MA

Lake Geneva Bacon Fest – May 8, 2021, Lake Geneva, WI

Beer BBQ Bacon Showdown – May 15, 2021, Morristown, NJ

Denver Bacon and Beer Classic – May 22, 2021, Denver, CO

 

June 2021

Zingerman’s Camp Bacon – June 2-6, 2021 – Ann Arbor, MI

New Giarus Bacon Beer and Cheese – June 12, 2021, New Giarus, WI

Keystone Bacon and Bourbon Festival – June 26-27, 2021, Keystone, CO.

 

July 2021

Bacon Bourbon and Brew Festival – July 8-11, 2021, Newport, KY

Bacon and Brews – July 24, 2021, Madison, WI

 

August 2021

Beer Bacon and Bourbon – August 14, 2021, Crown Point, IN

Indiana Bacon Festival – August 28, 2021, Delphi, IN

 

September 2021

International Bacon Day – September 4, 2021

Brattleboro Baconfest 2021 – September 11, 2021, Dummerston, VT

Dewey / Rehoboth Bacon Fest 7.5 – September 24, 2021, Dewey Beach, DE

 

October 2021

NJ Baconfest – October 2 and 3, 2021, Medford, NJ

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

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

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

 

November 2021

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 Events and Festivals

 

February 2022

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

 

2022 Events to Be Announced

St. Pete Beer Bacon and BBQ – January 2022 – dates to be announced, Saint Petersburg, FL

BaCon – Cleveland, TN 

Breckenridge Hogfest – Breckenridge, CO

 

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