Bacon And Brews is a celebration of the best craft brews and bacon inspired foods in the Midwest. The festival includes unlimited craft beers, ciders and other malt beverages, free entertainment and activities throughout the festival. Some of the area’s top chefs will be preparing and selling amazing bacon-infused dishes during the festival. You must be at least 21 to enter.


Run Strong Madison, Inc. is a local 501(c)3 non-profit organization that raises money through ticket sales and registration fees at events they produce. The money is then used to pay other local charities who provide volunteers for these events. The volunteer’s hours are equal to $8 per hour and that money is given to the charity they represent. If your non-profit organization would like to provide volunteers and receive compensation, please email Robin L Kempfer at


The Retro Specz – Retro rock music from the last 4 decades, playing everything from AC/DC to ZZ Top, including Journey, REO Speedwagon, Pat Benatar, Cheap Trick, The Eagles, Fleetwood Mac and many, many more.