Fest Info :: PABaconfest

Fest Info


November 3 & 4, 2018

10 am – 6 pm

Easton, PA



Located in historic Easton PA, the PA Bacon Fest has grown into one of the region’s most popular events. With 150+ vendors, 20+ musical acts, and several stages, the two-day festival attracts more than 80,000 attendees. In 2014 PA Bacon Fest was named one of the TOP 300 Festivals in the world by FEST300.com!!  And locally, twice voted Best Culinary Event in Lehigh Valley Style magazine’s Best of the Lehigh Valley contest and a Townie Award for best special event in the state by Pennsylvania Downtown Center. The Fest is held Rain or Shine!

Our Purpose

Presented by the 501(c)(3) non-profit Greater Easton Development Partnership (GEDP). The GEDP is a volunteer driven, non-profit entity focused on Easton’s economic well-being, historical integrity, programmatic development, vibrant culture and urban hospitality.

$2 Suggested donation benefits these GEDP programs; Easton Main Street Initiative, Easton Ambassadors, Easton Farmers’ Market, Easton Public Market and Easton Out Loud. Donors receive a raffle ticket, click here for more information. > pabaconfest.com/raffle

Our History

PA Bacon Fest grew out of the Easton Farmers’ Market, America’s oldest continuous open-air market, est. 1752. Food vendors who source locally and incorporate organic, all-natural, artisan and pasture-raised products will be given top vending priority in our farm-to-table area.

In 2014 PA Bacon Fest was named one of the TOP 300 Festivals in the world by FEST300.com!!
Awarded a Townie Award from Pennsylvania Downtown Center.
Voted Best Culinary Event in Lehigh Valley Style magazine’s Best of the Lehigh Valley 2015 contest.

baconfest2015kkruppewebres-195Our Attractions

Pig roast, pig racing, hog calling, non-stop live music, kids’ events and of course fabulous food. Did we mention Bacon?!

Our Audience

This family-friendly event has attracted pig-loving attendees from beyond the confines of
the Lehigh Valley in Pennsylvania to New York and Philly regionally, and as far north as the
New England states, as far south as Florida, and as far west as Oregon nationally.

Our Reach

PA Bacon Fest is advertised on a local, regional and national level. Festival staff seek to improve its media campaign by researching editorial calendars, suggesting unique story ideas, and producing creative, compelling media kits and promotional materials.

PA Bacon Fest 2018 Fact Sheet

Coming Soon!


For GPS Purposes, please use 325 Northampton St, Easton, PA which is the location of the Easton Public Market located within the festival grounds. Follow this link for parking directions. > pabaconfest.com/parking-directions

Information Booth

Please visit our information booth located in Centre Square to purchase some sweet swine swag souvenirs and pick up a program!

PA Bacon Fest Rules

  • No pets or smoking in tented areas, except at designated locations.
  • By attending the festival, you consent to be photographed and for your image to be used in such materials.
  • No drones (or unmanned aerial vehicles) on or over the festival or surrounding area. It is illegal to fly UAVs / Drones over crowds of people. For more information follow this link: https://www.faa.gov/uas/faqs/
  • Please follow this link for all festival rules. >pabaconfest.com/bacon-rules