There’s nothing quite like the smell of thousands of pounds of sizzling bacon wafting across the village in a beautiful mountain setting. Take in the delicious smells, tastes and sounds of the Bacon & Bourbon Festival at Keystone Resort, happening next weekend on June 23 & 24 in River Run Village.
Look forward to fun and original bacon dishes, like Bacon Ice Cream, BLTS, Bacon Tacos, Bacon on Pizza, Candied Bacon, Bacon Mac & Cheese, Bacon Bloodies and more! Keystone’s best restaurants serve up all sorts of dishes that include bacon in the most original ways.
This fun festival is as unique as they get, complete with great music to go with the delicious food! Festival favorite cover bands, Hell’s Bells and Lez Zepplin will both be back, rocking out on both days again for the 2018 festival. Take part in one of the Bacon Education Center Events to learn more about the salty goodness we all love so much. You will even have the chance to become a certified “Master Swinelier Certificate” from the Bacon Education Center!
Purchase a Bacon & Bourbon Festival ticket and lodging package from SummitCove Lodging and you’ll save up to 20% on the weekend. There are a number of different ticket packages available depending on how much bacon you plan to enjoy. Yes, this and all of Keystone events are family friendly and there is a ticket package for the kids! The kids ‘Piglet’ Package is for kids 12 and under and includes 3 tasting tickets for bacon cuisine, unlimited bacon strip samplings and 1 lemonade. The one-day ‘Swamplin’ Swine’ Package is good for unlimited bacon strip samplings, 4 tasting tickets and 2 beers or non-alcoholic beverages. If you are going all in, opt for the ‘Hungry Hog’ Pack which gives you 8 tasting tickets, unlimited bacon strips, and access to the Jim Beam Bourbon Tour. All tickets are good for just one-day, so purchase two if you are looking to enjoy the whole weekend. All of the ticket packages also include a commemorative event trucker hat!
Looking to be in the middle of it all? We recommend Jack Pine Lodge, Silver Mill Condos, Buffalo Lodge or Black Bear condos to be closest to the festival. If you want to be away from the village sounds, consider booking a condo outside of the main village for some peace and quiet after the festival ends!