Thank you to everyone who came out. We had an absolute blast! We're looking forward to having all of our first year folks back next year.
$5 of every reservation from this year went to Honor Flight Northeast Indiana – goal to raise $10,000
Reservations capped at 2000 in 2018
Memorial Coliseum – New Conference Center
Inside the HUGE Sports Lake & Cabin Show
PRESENTED BY: To Be Announced
WOW – Ft. Wayne really likes their beer! During our 2016 show, over $5000 was raised for Honor Flight of Northeast Indiana, THANK YOU!
EVENT RSVP RESERVATIONS (2017 Rates)
General Admission - $35 (Coliseum Box office)
Designated Driver - $19
(Add $10 day of event - buy early)
We sold out last year -
VIP - FIRST 250 ONLY - $55
VIP PACKAGE INCLUDES
- Official event growler
- $20 Cabelas Coupon
- Free access to sport show all weekend
- Extra VIP hour - 5-6 pm
- Fast pass line access at all vendor tables
- 1 FULL micro brew of your choice
- 1 Sample exclusive for VIPS’s from 5-6pm
- Special VIP rest relax area
Let's Party Dueling Pianos
Hubie Ashcraft Band - (Click for more band info)
Yes – the first hour of this event in 2016 was crazy. All logistics have been fixed and resolved for 2017. Believe it or not with over 1300 attendees, there was tons of beer left – 67 cases of 42 different labels.
What's on tap this year - Over 80 beers!
Breweries: (each bringing 3-4 labels each
other Beers at show
Coney Island orange cream ale
Evil Czech voodoo vanilla rye porter
Henrys hard grape
Leinie cranginger shandy
OVER 80 LABELS SO FAR - adding more
NEW IMPROVED FOR 2017
Two Bands will be performing for you
- Early VIP Hour
- 3 times as many bartenders
- 2 times the space (20,000 sq. ft.)
- More breweries (67 cases left over last year)
- MUCH more food for the money
- Pre-pour samples at early rush
- More cash bars (beer tasting included of course)
- Signage for each brewery
- VIP ‘fast pass lines’
- Uber rides
- More games – corn hole, Jenga, cards etc
- Larger dance areas
- Pretzel necklace area
Thank you for the suggestions and keep the ideas coming. Our goal is for this to be the biggest, baddest Beer Baconfest around and the largest Honor Flight fundraiser they have. We want you happy, telling your friends and back each year.
HUGE VALUE – free access to Sport Lake & Cabin show all weekend with Beer Bacon tickets
Yes – this is a huge fundraiser for Honor Flight Northeast Indiana
INCLUDES: All craft beer and food samples, live music, lumberjack show, character artist, play some corn hole, free access ALL WEEKEND to the Sports Lake & Cabin Show, meet WWII Honor Flight Vets and exclusive access to their silent auction. Cash bar and full meals available – extra charge.
Brewery & Restaurant Vendor Application
BREWERY – FOOD Info Flyer 2018
Simply the biggest, baddest, most fun, best value and FIRST Beer & BaconFest in 2017. Over 70 craft micro brews and fine local restaurants showing off their bacon & pork based treats. See the new Coliseum conference center, enjoy the entire Sports Lake & Cabin Show all weekend. Watch the Lumberjack Show. Listen to two live bands. Catch live fish, shoot an air rifle or paddle around our 25,000 gallon lagoon on a kayak. Also, meet WWII & Korean Veterans as they plan their next Honor Flight trip to Washington DC. A HUGE value for a great Friday night.
Silent Auction for a great cause. Bikes, Fishing trips, tents, camping gear, boat rides, beer baskets, Dicks gift certificates and MUCH more.
100% of all silent auction proceeds go direct to Honor Flight. A portion of gate proceeds do as well. Most auction items are donated by our Sport Lake & Cabin Show vendors. Last year the show donated over $5000 to Honor Flight
Yes your registration get you back into the Sport Show all weekend
Beer & Baconfest is Friday night only
Yes you can roam in and out of the Beer & Baconfest AND Sport Lake & Cabin Show all night – free flow
Registration covers all beer and food sampling and entertainment and shows – all included. Purchase of full beers, cocktails and meals are not included
Yes 100% of proceeds of silent auction and part of gate go directly to Honor Flight
Yes registrations can be bought at the door – if not sold out as we cap at 2000. Registrations day of are $5 more so buy in advance and insure a reservation. FIRST 2000 ONLY.
Parking at the Coliseum is extra.