Regular-priced Baconfest Chicago 2016 tickets go on sale Monday, Feb. 22 at noon. The popular bacon event returns for a seventh year with three sessions spanning two days (Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1) at the UIC Forum.
This year, the festival added a Sunday brunch session. Each session will have its own theme. The Saturday afternoon, Saturday dinner and Sunday brunch themes are “Sweet”, “Smoke” and “Heat”, respectively.
Ticket prices are $103.49 (after ticket fees) for general admission and $205.99 (after ticket fees) for VIP admission. Admission includes unlimited bacon dishes and samples and seven drink tickets redeemable for beer, wine and cocktails. VIP ticket-holders enter an hour earlier.
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