This porktacular, two-day festival celebrates all things bacon and features cook-off competitions, pig-themed activities for the entire family, live music, merchandise from local artists, and much more!

Bacon lovers will be in hog heaven while sampling over 30 different bacon-inspired dishes from the region's best local restaurants, food vendors and trucks.

Young and old will squeal with delight over the variety of pig-themed contests including a Pet Costume Parade, Kid's Eating, Pig Wing Eating, Pig

Calling/Impersonation Contests and more! Piggle(s) of all ages will go hog wild for the quirky official Pig Pardon, "When Pigs Fly" as plush pigs are flung from the rooftops, and "When Pigs Float" as plastic pigs float down the Kinnickinnic River.

Bring your piggy bank and browse the marketplace with a bacon-licious twist as over 50 different merchandise vendors share their unique products such as homemade jams, specialty dips and sauces, bacon novelties, gifts, and apparel for all ages! Bacon lovers will go oinkers over the selection of local microbrews and wines while enjoying hours of musical entertainment.

Welcome to Bacon Bash!

September 15-16, 2018

Heritage Park • 232 W. Maple St. • River Falls, WI

Come Celebrate All Things Bacon!
Welcome to Bacon Bash!

The nation's largest FREE bacon festival!

Come Celebrate All Things Bacon!

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Schedule of Events

Sponsors

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Free admission to the public! Free admission to the public!
Event Information
Event Information

Join us at the 6th Annual Bacon Bash

September 15-16, 2018

as we continue to celebrate all things bacon!

 

Check back soon for a detailed Schedule of Events!

 

Thousands of bacon lovers converged on  River Falls from the upper Midwest for the
5th Annual Bacon Bash!

"Porktacular" events included cook-off competitions, pig themed activities for the entire family,
arts & crafts fair, live music, microbrews and more!

2018

Food Vendor Application CLOSED

The 2018 Bacon Bash will feature bacon-licious dishes from a variety of the region’s best local restaurants and food vendors. Check out the vendors and their featured dishes below!

Food Vendors

2018 Food Vendors

Featured Item

 

Babushka’s Polish Foods

Bacon Cheesecake

 

Big Guys BBQ Roadhouse

Candied Bacon basket

 

Bob’s BBQ Emporium

Chicken Fried Pork Belly

with Cream Gravy

 

Croix Valley Foods

Pig Wings

 

Family Fresh Market

Bacon Cream Cheese Wontons

 

Old Southern BBQ

BBQ Bacon Parfait

 

Sara’s Tipsy Pies

Bacon Jam Pie

 

Smokey Treats BBQ

ABT Jalapeño Poppers

 

Snappy Dog Foods

Bacon Wrapped Cajun Shrimp

 

West Wind Supper Club

Bacon Mac n’ Cheese

 

In addition to 30+ bacon-inspired dishes, the 2018 Bacon Bash

will feature unique merchant vendors providing items from

creative confections and fashionable finds to paintings and garden art.

Merchant Vendors

For more information on participation, please contact us.

Stay Tuned!

Craft Beer & Wine Vendors
Thank you 2017 Sponsors! Thank you 2017 Sponsors!
Our Sponsors Help us Pile on the Bacon! Our Sponsors Help us Pile on the Bacon!

Contact us today to become part of the legacy in 2018 for this popular event!  As a sponsor you will have an opportunity to promote your business

to thousands of middle-income, suburban couples and families from the Twin Cities and Western Wisconsin who share a love for bacon!

PLAZA, PAIRING & RECEPTION SPONSOR WELCOME RECEPTION
MEDIA SPONSORS
BACON LOVER SPONSORS
LITTLE PIGGY SPONSORS
BACON BITS SPONSORS

ANGELS PET WORLD

BEST WESTERN CAMPUS PLUS INN

BO'S 'N MINE

BREMER BANK

BYE, GOFF & ROHDE

CERNOHOUS CHEVROLET

CITY OF RIVER FALLS

 

 

Compeer Financial

EDINA REALTY, INC. - RICK VORWALD

FREEMAN DRUG

HUDSON FORD

John J. Morgan Company

Leitch Insurance Agency

 

 

PAGE FAMILY DENTISTRY

PECHACEK'S GENERAL CONTRACTING

RIVER CITY DISPOSAL

RIVER VALLEY BUSINESS CENTER

ROYAL CREDIT UNION

SAJAN

 

Location

Heritage Park & Maple St. Bridge

232 W. Maple Street

River Falls, WI 54022

 

 

(715) 425-2533

 

 

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