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        April 6, 2019
Noon - 6pm


          Bottoms Up, Bacon Down


VIP BACON + MAC & CHEESE Session: Noon - 6pm

Bacon and Beer Session: 2pm – 6pm
Beer Session: 3pm - 6pm



75 Craft Beers, Wines, Spirits and Ciders

16 Mac & Cheese Styles
12 Restaurants
Lots and Lots of Bacon!


 What's On The Griddle...
  • Bacon, more bacon, and then some bacon
  • 12 restaurants and Food Trucks will feature awesome BACON dishes. These stations are open until 3pm.  After that – we don’t guarantee anything…..but you never know. Each guest gets a souvenir glass plus 75+ of their favorite craft beers, wine, spirits and ciders.
  • NEW  MAC & CHEESE Pavilion For our VIP Ticket holders.  We’re having a melt down with 16 different MAC & CHEESE’s for you to try at the show.  Try everybody’s favorite dish from CARY'S best food trucks and restaurants. These station are open until 2pm.  After that – we don’t guarantee anything…..but you never know.
  • The Bacon Griddles will be cooking 2 tons of gourmet bacon right on-site.
  • Great Music on The Main Stage All Day
  • A Whole Hog Butchering Demo
  • All of this plus fun foodie exhibits and so much more!


 This event has sold out for 4 years in a row!



Limited Tickets Still Available.


Valid Noon – 6pm. ONLY 500 Tickets Available. The BACON + MAC & CHEESE SESSION offers an exclusive tasting experience. Each guest enjoys all of the benefits outlined, with 2 extra hours of tastings, limited admission, a souvenir glass and mac & cheese, and some surprises.  These tickets are limited and will SELL OUT. Squeal like a pig in a cheese blanket!  Last year’s restaurants……







Valid 2pm – 6pm. Your admission includes a souvenir glass and boundless portions of over 75 craft beers and wines, and all live entertainment. 






 Valid 3pm – 6pm. Admission includes a souvenir glass, 75+ beers, wines, spirits and ciders plus all entertainment. 


KIDS 12 & UNDER ARE FREE. This event is not designed for children. They are welcome but you will find very little of interest to them.

A portion of your ticket admission price goes to a Virginia non-profit: The Spirit of Hope Children’s Foundation.  However, your ticket is not tax-deductible.  Your total admission ticket includes the highlighted dollar amount  plus admission taxes and fees, where applicable. 


*SALE DETAILS: Some events/tickets are not included in the sale. 2 for 1 tickets are 2 tickets for the price of 1 ticket. A limited amount of these tickets will be available for purchase. This price is off of the onsite ticket price (not the discounted sale/advance price). An option will appear on the ticket page that says "2 for 1" - You must select this specific option to get the offer. Once the 2 for 1 offer is gone some tickets will be sold at a discounted rate for a limited time. Sale prices are on NEW ticket orders only. Onsite ticket sales will be available. Onsite ticket prices will be increased to cover all taxes and fees.