A huge bacon and beer festival is coming to Seattle this April

Mar 6 2020, 6:22 pm

For its seventh year, T-Mobile park is about to be overrun by a multitude of tents of food and beverages. The Bacon and Beer Classic, a multi-city beer and bacon tasting tour, is back at T-Mobile Park on April 25, 2020.


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When you first walk in, you’ll notice that the ballpark has transformed into a bacon and beer haven, with¬†the big screens displaying phrases such as “Wish you were beer,” and “Pig out!”

You’ll also see multiple Instagrammable art installations scattered about, each with its own witty saying and food-themed imagery.


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Make sure to pick up your reusable beer cup, and venture out into the endless array of tents. With over a hundred craft beers to sample, remember to pace yourself and stop by the food tables, too. Over 35 dishes from local Seattle chefs will be available for taste, all of them including bacon.

After each beer, take note of your thoughts and cast a vote to crown the 2020 Bacon and Beer Classic Champion, the best of the lot. In Seattle, the winners for 2019 were the following:

  • Best savory dish: Kin Dee
  • Best sweet dish: Pie Lab
  • Most creative dish: Biscuit & Bean
  • Best overall dish: Cash Brewing Company
  • Best dark beer: Bellevue Brewing Company
  • Best amber: Bad Jimmy’s Brewing Co.
  • Best lager: Ten Pin Brewing
  • Best IPA: Silver Moon Brewing
  • Best Cider: Avid Cider Co.
  • Best Overall Brewery: Bale Breaker Brewing Company.


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Early-Bird tickets are currently available online.

All-inclusive general admission tickets are listed at $75 and include unlimited beer samples and bacon dishes, the chance to participate in a bacon-eating contest, a photo in the photo booth, a ride on a bacon seesaw, a build-your-own pretzel necklace, temporary tattoos, and access to various games and dance parties.

There are also VIP tickets up for sale for $125, which include exclusive access to the VIP dugouts, warning track and pen, a pork belly tasting, three exclusive beers, specialty VIP dishes, a specialty cocktail, a walk-the-bases experience, as well as a build-your-own swag bag, a $50 value.

Pick up your reusable beer cup at registration, and taste an unlimited amount of beers.

Bacon and Beer Classic

When: April 25, 2020
Time: 12 to 10 pm
Where: T-Mobile Park — 1250 1st Avenue, Seattle
Admission: 21+ event
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