Baconfest Chicago 2017 will be on Friday March 31 and Saturday April 1, 2017 at the UIC Forum (725 West Roosevelt).

Friday Dinner - March 31
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM VIP Hour
7:00 PM -10:00 PM General Admission Period

Saturday Lunch – April 1
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM VIP hour
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM General Admission Period

Saturday Dinner – April 1
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM VIP Hour
7:00 PM -10:00 PM General Admission Period

Ticket Pricing

General Admission Tickets
$100 + fees

VIP Tickets
$200 + fees

What do I get?
Ticket prices include unlimited creative bacon dishes from more than 50 chefs, samples from all of our exhibitors at the shift selected as well as seven (7) drink tickets redeemable for paired beer, wine and cocktails from our partners.

Each ticket gives the holder access to Baconfest Chicago during the selected session. VIP ticket holders get access to the VIP Hour for the session selected – one hour of no-line, no-crowd, bacon pleasure – as well as the General Admission period for the shift selected.

Terms and Conditions
All sales are final. Tickets to Baconfest Chicago 2017 are non-refundable.

Tickets are transferrable. Tickets may be transferred by the purchaser using Ticketmaster’s “Transfer Tickets” feature or by giving your tickets to the recipient.

Fees and the UIC Forum apply the following fees to online purchases:

  • Service Fee: $2.25 / ticket
  • Facility Charge: $1.00 / ticket
  • Order Processing Fee: $3.60 / transaction
  • Service Fee Sales Tax: $0.12 / ticket

You can avoid all fees (except the $1 / ticket Facility Charge) by purchasing tickets in person at the UIC Pavilion Box Office (525 South Racine Ave). The UIC Pavilion Box Office is open on Thursdays and Fridays from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.