(JERSEY CITY, NJ) -- On Saturday, October 9th, the pavement at The Lot @ 107 Morgan Street in Jersey City will be lined with local breweries, gourmet bacon dishes, and flavorful Hormel® Black Label® bacon strips. It's the Bacon & Beer Festival and it runs from 11:00am to 5:30pm. A portion of proceeds from all Bacon & Beer events are donated to Forage Forward, a national organization dedicated to supporting local and national non-profit organizations, with a specific focus on social justice, food banks, food sustainability and food education.
Follow along the one-way tasting trail during your semi-private time slot, as you sample 7 bacon entrees, 2 sweet treats, 50+ beers & ciders, oh and PLENTY of bacon-y surprises. Bust out the 'gram for epic photo ops and take home your very own tasting glass. Tickets start at $65 and are available for purchase online.
HOW TO FEST:
* You’ll sign-up for a session with your crew and walk to each booth while spreading out across the lot
* The lot will be filled with your favorite brews and bacon dishes for you to sample and explore
* It’ll be a party with plenty of music, photo ops and games throughout the event
General Admission tickets are $65 per person - Afternoon (11:30am - 2:00pm) and Evening (3:00pm - 5:30pm). Includes 7 Savory Dishes, 2 Sweet Treats, 8+ Bacon Strip Flavors, 50+ Craft Beers & Ciders, Commemorative Tasting Cup, and Free Swag Giveaways.
Power Hour tickets are $85 per person - Afternoon (11:00am - 2:00pm) and Evening (2:30pm - 5:30pm) Includes everything from General Admission plus A Full Can of Beer, Beer Holder Lanyard, Premier Time Slots, Pork Belly Tasting, and 1 Free Hormel® Black Label® Bacon Package (Coupon).
VIP Tickets are available for $115 per person - Afternoon (11:00am - 2:00pm) and Evening (2:30pm - 5:30pm). Includes every in the Power Hour plus Choice of Select Merch (T-Shirt, Tank, or Hat), Free Tote Bag, Dedicated Seating Area With Pretzel Necklace Station, Exclusive VIP Dish, and 3 Free Hormel® Black Label® Bacon Packages (Coupons).
Please note, no refunds unless refund request is made within 24 hours after your purchase.
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING TO THE EVENT? Please bring your printed or mobile ticket and a valid, government issued photo ID. Attendees who do not have their ticket or ID will not be admitted to the event and will not be refunded. Attendees must be 21+
WILL THE EVENT BE CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER? The Bacon and Beer Classic is a rain or shine event. However, in extreme conditions, the organizers reserve the right to cancel the event. If the cancellation occurs prior to the commencement of the event, attendees will be notified of the cancellation by email.
ARE CHILDREN ALLOWED? The Bacon and Beer Classic is a strictly 21+
CAN I BRING MY DOG? Sorry, no pets are allowed. Service animals will be allowed as permitted by federal law.
CAN I RE-ENTER THE FESTIVAL? The Bacon and Beer Classic has a no re-entry policy.
IF I GO TO ONE SESSION, CAN I STAY FOR ANOTHER? Limit one ticket per day per person. At the end of the course, all attendees must exit and not revisit booths.
IS SMOKING ALLOWED? Smoking may be allowed only in designated smoking areas at specific stadiums and venues.
CAN I BRING MY OWN FOOD OR BEVERAGES INTO THE FESTIVAL? No outside food or beverages are permitted. You must dispose of it prior to entrance.