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Bacon and beer lovers rejoice! After drawing sold-out crowds across the country, the Bacon and Beer Classic is coming to Minneapolis' Nicollet Island Pavilion on Saturday, April 15th, for the ultimate food and drink experience.

A festival unlike any other, the Classic will feature mouth-watering bacon dishes, unlimited bacon strips, and over 50 craft beers from regional breweries. Guests can also try their hand at giant Jenga, strike a pose in a photo booth, battle it out on the bungee run, brand themselves with bacon and beer-inspired tattoos, compete in a bacon eating contest, and more. The first place winner of the bacon eating contest will take home a year of Hormel® Black Label® bacon and the second place winner will take home a Duff Goldman gift basket from Tylina Foods.

Guests can attend the afternoon session from 12:30pm-3pm, evening session from 4:30pm-7pm, or night session from 8:30pm-11pm. VIP ticket holders are offered half-hour early admission and access to an exclusive cocktail bar.

As always, the Bacon and Beer Classic is all-­inclusive. General Admission tickets are currently selling at $45 and VIP tickets are selling at $55. All tickets include a commemorative tasting glass and access to the Bacon and Beer Classic mobile app for vendor information, special partner discounts, a pavilion map, and more.

Hosted in cities across the country, the Bacon and Beer Classic will travel to over seven destinations this year including Santa Clara’s Levi’s® Stadium, Denver's Mile High Stadium and NYC’s Citi Field. Cannonball Productions works hard to make this national festival feel unique to each city. Along with a variety of charitable organizations, Cannonball Productions is partnering with a local food recovery program to save and donate leftover food.

Visit the website for more information about the festival and buy tickets here.

April 15th, VIP, 12pm, 4pm, 8pm or General Admission 12:30pm, 4:30pm and 8:30pm
$45-$55