Bacon and Beer Classic - Chicago

Drink up, Pig Out and Party Down

October 12th, 2019; 2:00pm to 5:00pm


The Deal

About The Deal
  • YOUR GA: Admission to Bacon and Beer Classic (2pm-5pm). Party at Soldier Field - Includes 3 hours of unlimited bacon dishes, your choice of 100+ craft beer tastings, live music, games, ride a bacon seesaw and commemorative tasting glass
  • YOUR POWER HOUR: Admission to Bacon and Beer Classic (1pm-5pm). Everything included in GA + enter the festival a full hour hour early and score first dibs on your favorite bacon dishes and beers
  • YOUR VIP: Admission to Bacon and Beer Classic (1pm-5pm). Everything included in GA + enter the festival a full hour early; exclusive bathrooms & stadium seating, specialty VIP dishes & beer, VIP signature cocktail and beer + cheese pairing
What We Love
  • THE BACON: Featuring hand-selected bacon-inspired dishes from from the best local chefs and restaurants like Joy District, Sholado Shaved Ice, Passanante's Home Food Service, Big Fork Brands  and many more
  • THE BEER: Sip on 100+ local and international craft brews from breweries like City Lights Brewing Co, Pipeworks Brewing, Pollyanna Brewing Co, Kinslahger Brewing Co, Church Street Brewing Co and more
  • THE CONTEST: Compete in the Hormel® bacon eating contest with the opportunity to win the ultimate prize - one year's worth of free bacon
  • THE ENTERTAINMENT: Ride a bacon seesaw, get down in the Berghoff Beer Garden, take your chances in a bacon money machine, and so much more
More Information
When & Where: 
Thursday, October 12th, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
*Power Hour & VIP tickets admitted 1 hour earlier
Soldier Field
1410 Museum Campus Dr
Chicago, IL 60605
The Bacon and Beer Classic continues to grow and reinvent itself and is returning to the beautiful Chicago area at historic Soldier Field. Choose from 100+ craft beers from the best local breweries and indulge in some of the most mouth-watering, sweet and savory bacon dishes from the best local chefs and restaurants the area has to offer. And of course the experience wouldn't be complete without some fun, games, and music. Play giant Jenga, bob for bacon and compete in the Hormel® bacon eating contest for the chance to win a year of free bacon. Good beer and bacon is a human right. Get your tickets now!


  • Attendees must be 21+
  • All ticket holders receive a commemorative tasting glass and have access to the game area, photo booth, contests, festival app, and more
  • Each brewery will serve 3 ounce samples of two signature beers
  • Attendees can sample every bacon-infused dish on site
  • The Bacon and Beer Classic is a rain or shine event
  • Online registration is required

Need to Know

Tickets Valid
Expires October 12, 2019 at 5:00 PM CDT
Expiration dates may be extended upon request
Redeeming Vouchers
Step #1:
Purchase this deal from Rush49 and receive a Rush49 E-Ticket with a unique voucher code. You can access your E-Ticket at any time by logging into your Rush49 account or via email. 
Step #2:
  • Click on "Get Tickets"
  • Click on the "Have an Access Key?" link beneath the listed options
  • Enter you Rush49 voucher code and click "Unlock"
  • After you enter your code, your ticket option will be unlocked
  • Select quantity 1, click Continue
  • Complete Buyer Information, click Continue
  • Your registration is now complete and your official Bacon and Beer Classic ticket(s) will be emailed to you as a PDF. Present these tickets on your mobile phone on the day of the event, rather than your original Rush49 voucher(s). Remember to bring a valid ID; this is a 21+ event
  • Enjoy!
Fine Print
  • Bring your printed ticket or be prepared to display it on a mobile device as well as a valid, government issued photo ID. Attendees who do not have their ticket or ID will not be admitted to the event
  • Attendees must be 21+
  • ATMs will be available
  • No pets are allowed
  • Re-entry is not permitted
  • This deal is non-refundable
  • 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
  • No outside food or beverages are permitted
  • Valid only for option purchased 
  • All bags, purses and containers will be searched prior to entry
  • Smoking may be permitted only in designated areas
  • Event security reserve the right to refuse admittance of any item deemed hazardous, inappropriate, offensive or suspicious
  • Beer and Bacon Classic FAQs

Promotional value expires October 12, 2019 at 5:00 PM CDT



The Business

Cannonball Productions is bringing its highly acclaimed, nationally-touring Bacon and Beer Classic to Chicago on Saturday, October 12th. Unlike other food and drink fests, the Classic is known for taking over entire football fields and baseball stadiums, offering attendees a uniquely all-inclusive experience with unbeatable views. Indulge in unlimited bacon dishes, 100+ craft beers from regional breweries, music, games, and more. Bob for bacon, sample beer in a blind taste test and compete in the Hormel® bacon eating contest.

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