Schedule of Events

Chef Demos to Chef Challenges, to all-inclusive bacon dishes and craft barrel beverages; our line-up is like Bacon. Deliciously awesome.  

Chef Demos to Chef Challenges, to all-inclusive bacon dishes, craft barrel beverages, and live music and Jenga tournaments....our line-up is like Bacon. Deliciously awesome. 

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The 2016 Schedule of Events:

12:00 Gates open for Early Admission and VIP Ticket Holders

12:30 - 1:00 CULINARY STAGE: Live Chef Demo with Ashley and Bill from MasterChef Season 7 featuring their apple wood smoked bacon cups: One sweet (filled with avocado bourbon chocolate mousse) and one savory (filled with gourmet BLT salad and local made goat cheese). 

1:00 Gates open for Bacon Lovers, and General Admission Ticket Holders

1:00 - 3:00 Sign ups for the 2 person Giant Jenga Tournament in the Game Zone (near the MAIN STAGE)! 2 person Jenga team tournament hosted by Vavi Sport and Social Club. Winners receive 2 FREE passes to Bacon & Barrels 2017!

1:00 INFO BOOTH: People's Choice Voting begins at the Bacon & Barrels Info Booth (Vote for your favorite Restaurant and Mixologist!). The Info Booth is located next to the Silver Springs Water station.

2:30 - 3:00 CULINARY STAGE: Live Mixology Demo with Chris Cheng of barleymash featuring his Bourbon, Habanero Infused Mango Cordial, Lemon and Ginger Beer

3:00 MAIN STAGE: Live performance by The Spazmatics!

3:00 GAME ZONE (near the Main Stage) Giant Jenga Tournament Begins! 

3:15 - 3:45 CULINARY STAGE: Live Mixology Demo with Florent Restaurant & Lounge 

4:00 INFO BOOTH: People's Choice Voting Ends

4:00 - 4:30 CULINARY STAGE: Live Chef Demo with Firefly Restaurant and Bar at The Dana On Mission Bay featuring their House Cured Pork Belly Pastrami and Lacto Fermented BrusselsKraut, Rye Crostini, Mustard Jus.

4:30 MAIN STAGE: Jefe de Porko & People's Choice Winners Announced

5:00 Festival Closes, Bacon coma commences