SAVE THE DATE. Baconfest MKE 2025 will be back on February 23, 2025!

Huge thanks to all the amazing bacon enthusiasts who contributed to the sizzling success of Baconfest 2024!



2024 Vendors & Sponsors

  Motor Carbliss Faye's PizzaBB's on North Kewaskum Foods Mindy's Liquid Lager Glass Nickel Pizza Frontline Defender ELSIE MAE'S SWEET SHOP

Featured Items

Preview some of the amazing bacon’y treats planned for 2024:

  • Mindy’s Liquid Lunch Lager Sampling
  • Hot Honey Bacon Mac & Cheese
  • Spicy Pork Belly Bites
  • Deviled Eggs
  • Premium Canned Cocktails
  • Bacon Jalapeno Popper Bites
  • Maple Bacon Pecan Pie
  • Bacon, Spinach, Feta Brats
  • Bacon Stuffing Balls
  • Bacon Rice Crispie Treats
  • Buffalo Bacon Boneless Wings
  • Brussels in a Blanket
  • Ready to Pour Old Fashioneds
  • Pork Rinds
  • Cheese Spread, Sauce, Dips, & Aged Cheddar Cheese
  • Baconfat Popcorn
  • Candied Bacon
  • Usinger’s Sausage
  • Bloody Mary Samples with a Bacon Garnish
  • Bacon Double Cheeseburger Pizza
  • Bacon Cookies
  • …and Farmland Patrick Cudahy Bacon!




Check out the write-up for Baconfest 2024  here.

On Milwaukee Article Write Up

See the feature of the Winner of the World Food Championship Golden ticket on WISN here.

Elsie Mae's Golden Ticket

FOX6’s Spencer Tracy talked with Mike Doble and Borna Velic – see the full video here.

Fox 6

FOX6’s Spencer Tracy talked with Pat Nienow from 102.9 THE HOG – see the full video here. 

Fox 6

See the full feature on Fox 6 here. 

Fox 6

World Food Championship

This year BACONFEST MKE was once again an Official Qualifying Event of the World Food Championships. Select restaurants competed to earn a Golden Ticket’ to participate at the World Food Championships in the Bacon World Championship this November – where the winner takes home $100,000!

Congratulations to Elsie Mae’s Sweet Shop who won the 2024 World Food Championship with their Maple Bacon Pecan Pie.

World Food Championship