BACON FEST FAQ

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are pets allowed on site?

While we love our furry friends, only registered service animals are permitted. 

Is there a parking fee?

Mount Pleasant
Parking for the Mount Pleasant event is free.  Both paved parking lots and grass parking will be utilized.

Lake Geneva
A majority of parking areas throughout Lake Geneva are metered parking however, there are also free lots availability throughout the city.  Please visit cityoflakegeneva.com for a list of free parking lots as well as handicapped accessible parking areas.

I have a question about my tickets, who can I contact?

Will you have more Bacon this year?

An abundance of bacon will be ready for consumption. Vendors are aware of the demand that occurred in 2021. 

How many food vendors do you expect?

Check on the vendors tab for a list of expected vendors both both events.

Are vendors required to serve Bacon?

All vendors are required to have a least one bacon-inspired dish for you to sink your teeth into! 

What kind of music will you have?

Check out the Entertainment tab for our full schedule of entertainment.

What are the prices for food items?

Prices vary based on vendor and item.  Each stand is run individually and prices are determined by each business owner.  There are budget friendly options and well as higher end food items, something for everyone!

What kind of alcohol will you have?

Mount Pleasant
Roma Lodge will be selling beer, wine, seltzers, and mixed drinks at the cash bar on-site.

Lake Geneva
We plan to have beer, wine and hard seltzer. The Walworth County Food Pantry will serve the alcohol and a portion of the proceeds will support their mission.

Will there by any gluten free options?

There will be at least one truck that has indicated they will provide specific gluten free options for the 2022 event, Fork N Fry.  Others may also have singular items as well.  All expected vendors are listed on the Vendors tab of the website.

Can I leave the event and reenter?

If you need to leave the festival grounds you may reenter at anytime during that day so long as you keep the wristband on that  you received when entering originally.

Alcohol is not permitted outside of the festival grounds.

What if it rains?

This event will take place rain or shine.
Festival grounds will only be cleared in instances of severe weather, in which case festival goers will be welcomed back on site once the all clear is given by festival staff/security.

There will be a few covered seating areas available on-site however, the majority of the festival grounds is uncovered.

I plan to consume alcohol. Where can I safely stay overnight?

Lake Geneva and Mount Pleasant have a great list of local hotels and Air BnB’s – check them out on the Lodging tab!

Will you have Bacon Bloody Marys to drink?

Mount Pleasant
Yes!  Roma Lodge will be offering a variety of mixed drinks at the cash bar on-site.

Lake Geneva
Unfortunately, we will not. City ordinance does not allow us to serve spirits in the park.

I’m interested in other events, do you have any?

Yes! We will be hosting several fun, family-friendly events throughout the year.