At 102.9 THE HOG, we love bacon! That’s why we’re soooo excited to announce the details of the 9th annual BACONFEST MILWAUKEE!

Wisconsin’s own award-winning Patrick Cudahy presents 102.9 THE HOG’s BACONFEST MILWAUKEE 2020 on Sunday, February 23rd at the Event Center inside Potawatomi Hotel & Casino.

Hundreds of hungry HOG Heads will devour unique bacon creations along with some classic favorites prepared by Southeast Wisconsin’s best restaurants. Plus, appearances by Bob & Brian, Mindy Novotny, and The Afternoon Program with Borna, Mitch and Mandy!


Tickets are on sale now! Every ticket includes…

  • $15 Potawatomi Fire Keeper’s Club reward play certificate
  • Bacon sampling, Bacon eating, Bacon tasting
  • BACONFEST MKE 2020 Pint Glass
  • Chance to win autographed Green Bay Packers memorabilia


Where is BACONFEST MILWAUKEE taking place?
BACONFEST MILWAUKEE returns to the massive Event Center inside Potawatomi Hotel & Casino.

How much bacon do I get to eat?
There will be plenty to fill your belly. Although, we’re not calling it “unlimited” sampling… we’ve got enough tasty treats to satisfy everyone.

Is alcohol available at BACONFEST MILWAUKEE?
Yes! There will be bars serving a wide selection of beers, cocktails and non-alcohol beverages.

How many BACONFEST MILWAUKEE tickets can I purchase?
As many as you’d like…. BTW, we’ve limited the overall capacity of the event to improve crowd flow.

Ok, I’ve got my tickets, what time should I arrive?
The event runs from Noon-4p… we’ve got 3 different ticket levels with staggered entry times (V.I.P. at 11:30a / 1st Session at Noon / 2nd Session at 2p). Come early and play some slots, Blackjack, Craps or Roulette on their huge casino floor!

Get your wristband in advance – get in the door quicker!
Starting Monday, February 3rd… after you purchase and print your ticket, you may stop by THE HOG Studios (map) before the event and redeem your ticket for a wristband. We’re open Monday – Friday 9a-5p. NOTE: it’s your responsibility to not LOSE your wristband before the event!

What else is going on?
Hang with 102.9 THE HOG in our new indoor HOG Pen… we’ll be making bacon, playing bacon games for prizes, and you can snap a pic with Dr. Squealgood at our Selfie Station!

Where do I pork, err- I mean, park at BACONFEST MILWAUKEE?
There is plenty of FREE parking in the structure located next to Potawatomi Hotel & Casino.

Will there be a Coat Rack?
Yes! We recommend you do not leave valuables in your coat pockets. #duh

Can I bring my kids to BACONFEST MILWAUKEE?
Sure! Persons under 21 years of age will be admitted when accompanied by a parent. Children over 2 require a full price ticket.

How do I get my restaurant / business at BACONFEST MILWAUKEE?
Maybe we can squeeze ya in. Send an email to Tyah at

Is bacon allowed on the casino floor?
No. You’ll need to consume any and all bacon before you get your heat on.