The third annual
Syracuse Bacon Festival
In and around Clinton Square

Saturday, August 17, 2019
Noon to 9:00pm

Free Admission!

Join us for bacon, bacon, bacon and more bacon

We're coming back in August 17 2019 for the 3rd Annual Bacon Festival! Many of the 2018 vendors will be returning to sell their famous bacon creations and you'll find plenty of new baconatarians jumping on the hamwagon this year as well. Spend your day pigging-out on familiar bacon favorites and belly-up with a new tasty creation, too! Admission is FREE!

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Food Vendors

Bacon Me Crazy

BeSpoke Bacon

Big Awesome BBQ

Brancato's Catering

CJ Macy Enterprise LLC

CNY Shaved Ice

Eva's European Sweets

Freestyle Confections

Frogger's on the Hills

Glazed and Confused


It's a Utica Thing

Jerky Hut

Juicy Freeze

Kiki's Authentic Greek Food

Limp Lizard Food Truck

Ma & Pa's Kettle Corn

Macarollin Food Truck

Natural Vibes

Natures Canvas

Pascarella's Bakery & Catering

Peppino's Pizzeria

Pressroom Pub

Razzle Dazzle Italian Ice

Skippy's Ice Cream

Syracha'Cuse Gourmet Sauces

The Bacon Bomb Stand

The Baked Potato Express

The Soul Food Extension

The Spud Shack

Worlding's Pleasure

Other Vendors

Air National Guard

Ashley Lynn Winery

Fidelis Care

Gutter Logic

Green Mountain Energy

HRLMS Creation's Apothecary of Magic


New York National Guard

Onondaga Beverage

Procopio Real Estate



Travel Resorts of America




Stage Sponsor
Activity Zone Sponsor
Official Wine Sponsor
Official Beer
Beverage Cup Sponsor
Corporate Sponsor







  • 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

  • 2:05 pm to 2:20 pm

  • 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

  • 4:20 pm to 5:20 pm 

  • 6:40 pm to 7:10 pm
    The Shakedown Revival

  • 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm


Festival Goer FAQ

Where should I park?
Metered/"Pay and Display" on-street parking is available around Clinton Square. There are also parking garages in the area with various hourly/daily charges.

Can I bring my children?
Of course! Kids like bacon, too! This a family-friendly event with plenty of activities for children to enjoy!
Will restrooms be available?
Yes, there will be portable restrooms on site.
What happens if it's raining?
Rain won't bother us, you can still eat bacon in the rain. However, if the weather deems unsafe conditions for the festival, we will have to take the appropriate action. Please check our facebook page for any notifications.
What else should I know?
You should know that alcohol will be served at this event but only to those who are 21 years of age or older. ID's will be checked!!

Vendor FAQ

How much is the registration fee and what does that include?
The registration fee is $500 for a 15' booth Space or $650 for Food Trucks and electricity. Full payment is required with registration form to reserve your space.

It is up to you to provide all of the equipment you will need at your booth. This includes tables, chairs, tents, lights and/or anything else you may need. Don't forget the bacon!
Are there insurance requirements?
Yes. All food and beverage vendors must provide proof of insurance and have Galaxy Events/City of Syracuse listed as additionally insured. Further details regarding this information will be provided when you register.
What permits are required?
You will need an Onondaga County Health Permit.

You must obtain a City of Syracuse propane permit if you cook with propane.

Additional requirements may apply.
May I sell alcohol at my booth?
No. You may not sell alcohol. Non-alcoholic beverages are permitted as long as they are in a can or a plastic bottle. Glass is not permitted.
May I bring my food truck?
Can you make bacon in your food truck? Yes! Food trucks are welcome to participate!
What else should I know?
This is a free event for the public to attend.

You set your own prices and bring home all the bacon! We do not take a percentage of your sales.

Buy Tickets

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Free Admission!

Vendor Registration

Food Vendor Registration Form

If you sell any food items please use this form. Must have at least 1 bacon item on your menu.

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Merchandise Vendors Registration Form

If you sell NON-Food items please use this form.

Download Form

Restaurant owners!  BBQ masters!  Bacon believers!  Whether it’s bacon mac ‘n cheese, bacon cupcakes or bacon cheesecakes- this event is all about the bacon. We are asking everyone to sell at least one item that features BACON!  Sign up today to be a part of the show!

Crafters, artisans and jewelers are also invited to participate!

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Festival Map

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