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 Bomb

The Baked Potato Express

Bang Cookies

Bespoke Bacon

Big Awesome BBQ

Broncato's Catering

CNY Shaved Ice

Dino's House of Burgers

Eva's European Sweets

Freestyle Confections

Frogger's on the Hill

Glazed & Confused

Jerky Hut

Kiki's Greek Food

Limp Lizard

Ma & Pa


Natural Vibe

Oompa Loompyas

Pascarella Catering


Pressroom Pub

Razzle Dazzle Italian Ice

Ruby Soul Food

Skippy's Ice Cream

Soul Food Ext

Spud Shack


Uncle Rick's Briskets

Worlding's Pleasure

Other Vendors



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







  • 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

  • 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm


  • 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm 

  • 6:30 pm to 8:00 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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