Community Events

Monterey BaconFest

Event Date: Jun 24, 2017 at 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Venue: Monterey County Fair & Event Center
Location: 2004 Fairground Road
Monterey, CA 93940

Monterey BaconFest

For the third year the Monterey BaconFest will be held at the Monterey County Fair and Events Center. This year the Festival will be one day, Saturday June 24 th , from 11:00am to 6:00pm. Come out and enjoy a magnificent day on the oak studded grounds.

In addition to bacon centered fare, BaconFest will feature musical acts including The Medflys, Tom Ayres and Message of Love, Comedian Chicago Steve Barkley, Delaney Ann and Square One and Operation Rock.

This year Bombitas Car Club will be presenting a car show all day long. There will be demonstrations on the Baker’s Bacon Stage including the making of bacon based dishes and a presentation of how a whole pig (minus the blood and guts) is turned into the meat you buy at the store.

There will be food vendors featuring over 35 different bacon dishes as well as craft vendors. There will be inflatables for the kids to enjoy including bounce houses and slides.There is a full bar for those over 21 which, in addition to the usual fare, will have bacon themed drinksincluding the ever popular Bacon Bloody Mary.

More information is available at Tickets are $7-$12 in advance and are available on the website as well as at the gate. Kids five and under are free to this family event. This year we have brought back the popular family ticket that allows entry of two parents and up to four kids for $30 in advance. Remember this year BaconFest is only one day so if you aren’t there on Saturday June 24 th you will have to wait another year to enjoy these bacon delicacies.