Activities :: PABaconfest




Info and Merchandise

Swine Swag! Official PA Bacon Fest merchandise can be found in Centre Square at our Merchandise Tent.

New items for 2019! PA Bacon Fest branded dog collars, bandannas, leashes, key chains and magnets. New styles of shirts and sweatshirts, hats and so much more!

At the Information tent you can find raffle entries, our secret menu (new in 2019!), programs & more! 



Centre Square

Culinary Demos

This year we had some amazing recipes cooked up at PA Bacon Fest! Attendees can gather in Centre Square both Saturday & Sunday for extremely entertaining culinary demos! We will have more exciting and fun culinary demos in 2020. Stay tuned for more information.




Mechanical Hog Ride

Saturday AND Sunday – All Day


Nothing is funnier than watching people ride a Giant Pink Pig! $7 to ride Harley the Hog.



Costume Contest

Saturday AND Sunday- 1:30pm

Wear your best most pig or “bacony”  costume and you could win some great prizes!

Prizes will be awarded to the best adult, best child and best dog.

No fee to enter. Register onsite 30 minutes prior to start time.


Hog Calling Contest

Saturday AND Sunday- 2pm

Adults and little squealers can enter (register onsite) for the most raucous event of the day!

Prizes will be awarded to the best adult and best child.

No fee to enter. Register onsite 30 minutes prior to start time.





Bungee Jump and Rock Climbing Wall

Saturday AND Sunday All Day

Take a chance on this 24’ high rock climbing wall with 4 separate climbing routes or check out the stationary bungee jump!

A crowd pleaser for child and adult! $4 per climb or 3 climbs/$10, bungee jump is $8/5 minutes.





Bacon Eating Contest Presented by Sugardale Foods

Saturday – 12:00pm AND Sunday – 12:30pm

Think you can eat 2 pounds of bacon in 5 minutes? Who will be the PA Bacon Fest 2019 bacon eating champion?!

If interested in participating, please check back here in the springtime to fill out a waiver to sign up!

Pig and Wiener Dog Races

Saturday AND Sunday- 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 4pm, 5pm

Listen for the call of the race and hurry down to the kids area to cheer for your favorite pig or pooch! FREE!


Mascot Dash

Saturday – 2pm AND Sunday- 2:30pm

Which Lehigh Valley Mascot is the fastest?! FREE!

Race begins at 2nd and Northampton St.

Photo-op with mascots after the race!