Bernie’s Wines and Liquors’ Bacon and Beer Festival is the region’s original bacon and beer event and will again bring many delicious bacon dishes and craft beers together. The event will feature 20+ local restaurants that will showcase numerous bacon dishes. The event will also offer samples of approximately 100 different craft beers.  All samples are included in the price of admission.

Saturday, March 4

Scheels Arena
5225 31st Ave S, Fargo, ND 58104

The festival’s mission is to bring together the region’s top eateries, pork purveyors, and specialty craft brews in a one-day salute to the ultimate culinary match made in hog heaven. Patrons are invited to sample over 100+ craft beers and watch the area’s top 25 restaurants compete to take home the festival’s Squealer Award.

Event Info

20+ bacon samples

100+ beer varieties

Cloverdale bacon eating contest

Live entertainment

Mechanical pig riding


Ages 21+ Welcome

VIP Session Entry: 4:30pm

GA Session Entry: 6:00pm

Event concludes: 9:00pm

Past Photos


VIP Session starts at 4:30 pm. General Admission Session starts at 6 pm. Event ends at 9 pm.

  • $75/ + fees
    • 90 minute early entry
    • Bacon samples (while supplies last)
    • Beer samples
    • Bloody mary bar
    • BLT bar
    • Event bottle opener
    • Commemorative pint
    • Live entertainment
    • Limited Availability
  • $35/ + Fees
    • Event entry
    • Bacon samples (while supplies last)
    • Beer samples
    • Commemorative pint
    • Live entertainment