At 102.9 THE HOG, we love bacon! That’s why we’re soooo excited to announce BACONFEST MILWAUKEE is back for 2023!

102.9 THE HOG and Farmland present the 11th Annual BACONFEST MILWAUKEE on Sunday, February 26th 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’s with Borna and Mandy!

Tickets are on sale now, click here.


Tickets are on sale now! Every ticket includes…

  • Potawatomi Fire Keeper’s Club reward play certificate
  • Bacon sampling, Bacon eating, Bacon tasting, BACON.
  • A Limited Edition Baconfest MKE 2023 item (more details coming soon) and other swag.


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 11a-4p… we’ve got 4 different ticket levels with staggered entry times (V.I.P. at 10:30a / 1st Session at 11a / 2nd V.I.P. at 2p / 2nd Session at 2:30p). Come early and play some slots, Blackjack, Craps or Roulette on their huge casino floor!

What else is going on?
Hang with 102.9 THE HOG in our new indoor HOG Pen… we’ll be making bacon, and 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.

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.