An entire event dedicated to how amazing and delicious bacon is? Well, you’re in luck. Welcome to Baconfest, an entire weekend dedicated to nothing but the world’s best meat. Get your tickets to the Bacon Fest Beer Festival today while they are still available.

Where is the event located?

Planning on going to the Bacon Fest Beer Festival? The first thing you’re going to need to do is to find directions from your starting location. The event is held at Dell’Osso Family Farm, 501 Manthey Road in Lathrop, California. You can find the quickest route using MapQuest or Google Maps. Be sure to get your tickets to the Bacon Fest Beer Festival and leave for the event a little early to plan for traffic delays, crowds, and other issues that may arise. You don’t want anything standing between you and that delicious bacon!

When will the event be held?

The days that the event is held changes each year but is typically held during September. In the year 2017, Baconfest will be on Saturday, September 9th and Sunday, September 10th. The gates are open from 9 am to 5 pm and the festival concludes at 6 pm each day. Tickets to the Bacon Fest Beer Festival are still available, get them now.

How much do Tickets for the Bacon Fest Beer Festival Cost?

You must purchase tickets to the Bacon Fest Beer Festival to get into Baconfest. Guests can purchase a 1-day or a 2-day pass for the event. The costs for 2017 are:

  • Adult (15 years and up): $25
  • Child (6 years and up): $12.50
  • Adult 2-day: $35
  • Child 2-day: $22.50

Children under the age of 6 get in free. Baconfest allows you to purchase tickets to the event in advance using major credit and debit cards. You can also purchase tickets the day of the event at the gate. Parking is always free for the festival.

What type of food and drinks are available?

First and foremost: bacon. Obviously, right? The festival has a thing called Bacon Alley and it consists of multiple vendors selling various bacon dishes. You can purchase the food with credit or debit cards and cash. There is also beer available for anyone over the age of 21. The beer is purchased using a ticketing system and costs between $5 to $6 depending on the size. Anyone who wants to drink beer must have on a wristband, which will be placed on your wrist after showing the staff your identification card.

What events will be happening during the festival?

Over the course of the weekend, there will be plenty of different events happening. There are events designed towards adult and a lot that are geared towards families. Here is a list of some of the special events you can find at the festival:

  • Amateur chef cooking contests
  • Professional chef cooking contests
  • Bacon eating contests
  • Comedy show
  • Multiple bands
  • Pig races

What type of events are educational?

You can’t go to Baconfest without learning more about bacon! There are several events happening during the weekend to give you all the facts you need to know – and have fun while you’re doing it. Every day from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, there are educational shows held at the Sysco’s stage. This year the shows will cover:

  • Everything Is Better With Bacon – a show that focuses on getting kids excited about cooking
  • Makin’ Bacon – Learn about the different types of cuts and how to prepare them
  • Bringing Home the Bacon – Watch a champion from “Chopped” prepare a dish with bacon
  • Save You Bacon – A segment showing how to prepare a quick 30-minute meal using bacon

What other attractions are available?

There are several of areas designed for the young and old:

  • Cool Down Zone: Chill out and relax after spending so much time walking around in the heat
  • Arts and Crafts: Purchase handmade gifts
  • Wine Pavilion: Enjoy a nice, cold glass of wine
  • Car Show: Classic vehicles on display with prizes for the best car in each class
  • Express Train – take a ride through the festival

What entertainment is available for children?

After trudging through the festival, your kids may start to get bored or fussy. Luckily, there is a lot of free fun for the children. It’s called Kiddieland and it features:

  • Mini Ferris Wheel
  • Play Land
  • Spinning Pumpkins
  • Flying Swings
  • Tire Pyramid
  • Rollercoaster
  • Pedal Car Speedway

We’ll See You There

As you can see, there are plenty of fun events to attend! This amazing event only comes once a year so get your tickets to the Bacon Fest Beer Festival and make sure you don’t miss out. Since the festival is held in rain or shine, you will want to prepare in advance for rainy weather. Keep an umbrella or raincoat in your car if you want to continue your fest experience in case of rain.

Strap that pig nose on your face and get your fest on!