Bacon and Beer Classic returns to Seattle for 6th year


This weekend, the Mariners are on the road, but their home, T-Mobile Park, hosts the 6th Annual Bacon and Beer Classic, a festival of food and brew. Thirty local restaurants will serve up dishes that feature bacon alongside 100 different beers from breweries near and far. Check out the list of participating breweries.

Ticket prices vary, and there are several options from which to choose,  but whatever level you opt for, it’s an all-inclusive experience: sample as much food and beer as you like, within reason of course. There are two sessions: afternoon and evening.

For more information and tickets, visit the official website.

Here’s more info from the event organizers:


Seattle, Washington – Back for its 6th year in a row, the Bacon and Beer Classic will take over T-Mobile Park on Saturday, May 4th with even more bacon-inspired dishes, creative craft beers, on-site activations, and contests than ever before. This ultimate food and drink festival has taken over professional sports stadiums and infatuated fans across the country since 2014. This all-inclusive festival is a unique experience that offers unlimited tastes of dishes prepared by local chefs and unlimited sips of regional beers & ciders. Snap pics in the Hormel® Black Label Bacon photo booth, compete in a bacon eating contest, challenge your friends to a game of flip cup, and take home a commemorative tasting glass.

Over 30 local restaurants will serve up original savory dishes and desserts that give bacon a whole new meaning. Enjoy tasting samples from Seattle food gurus includingWarthog Barbecue Pit, Kigo Kitchen, A Southern Soul, Biscuit & Bean, and many more. Satisfy your adventurous foodie palate with dishes like maple bacon donuts, bacon tomato grilled cheese, bacon wrapped jalapeño peppers, and chocolate bacon cupcakes. While devouring all this bacon goodness, sip on over 100+ beers and ciders from breweries like Broken Clock Brewing Cooperative, Silver Moon, Bad Jimmy’s, Elysian, and Fremont. Vote for your favorite restaurant and brewery using the Bacon and Beer Classic app and the winners will be crowned at the end of the day.

As always, tickets are all-inclusive, which means guests can sample bacon and beer throughout the field and concourse without ever taking out their wallets. Choose from three ticket types: General Admission, Power Hour, or VIP. General Admission tickets begin at $69 and top out at $125 for the Afternoon VIP session. There will be two sessions, afternoon from 1pm – 4pm and evening from 7pm – 10pm. VIP and Power Hour ticket holders will get to enter Safeco Field an hour early through an expedited line. With the revamped VIP tickets this year, guests will be able to walk the bases, hit up the Mariner’s batting cages, and take a professional tour of the stadium. Those VIP tickets continue to offer the same features as last year, including a pork belly tasting, donut wall, exclusive lounge on the warning track & dugouts and access to private bathrooms. Merch will be available for purchase on site, including some new t-shirt and hat designs.

For tickets and more information visit www.baconandbeerclassic. com


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  1. Kendall: I understand this was in the press release, but it’s a pet peeve of mine: the apostrophe in “the Mariners’ batting cages…”

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