June 24 - 25, 2017

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It's bacon! The Monterey BaconFest showcases all things bacon on June 25-26 at the Monterey County Fair & Event Center

Food & Drink

The vast, oak studded lawns of the Monterey County Fair & Event Center will be transformed into a bacon lover's paradise. Several food vendors will be on-site serving up all sorts of bacon flavored concoctions including Bacon Margaritas and Bacon Bloody Marys. Local celebrity chefs Todd Fisher of Tarpy's Roadhouse and Tony Baker of Montrio will also be showcasing their favorite bacon dishes.


Pair your bacon delights up with some fantastic live music. 2016 performers include Charles Johnson, Delaney Ann and Square One, Red Beans and Rice, WildCard and more. See the full musical line-up here.


General admission passes are $12 when purchased in advance and $15 at the gate. Military and children passes are $7 when purchased in advance and $8 at the gate. Tickets are available on the official Monterey BaconFest website.

Monterey BaconFest Hotels

Several hotels of Monterey and Seaside are all within a short walk or drive of the Monterey County Fair & Event Center. Various campgrounds and campsites are also available within a short distance to the venue.

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