Introducing Niagara Region’s great new festival coming this summer!

Hogs n Hops:  Bacon, Beer and Bands.



When?  Friday August 10th & Saturday August 11th

Where?  Meridian Centre – St. Catharines

This is a must-visit weekend this summer;  Mark your calendars and come out to the Meridian Centre for a weekend of all things bacon.



Here are some things you need to know!

Bacon:  yes ….. bacon.  Come and enjoy some tasty bacon-themed delights, from food vendors, to our great demonstrations.  PLUS, the first annual Hogs n Hops Bacon Eating Championships!  For more information on how to register to compete, visit the Contact Page – you can register to compete in advance!

Beer:  We have some amazing Exhibitors lined up to bring you craft beer (and other libations) – sip and savor from the best that Ontario has to offer!  Special features of the Niagara Ale Trail members.    Check out the Exhibitors page for more information.

Bands:  Great lineup of entertainment coming your way!  Friday night features classic rock with Bad to the Bone.  Saturday night features great new country with Southern Belle.  Check out the Event Info page for full details.

Tickets on Sale Now!

Visit site to purchase tickets online Ticketmaster

Advanced Purchase (online) is $25 …. Price at the Gate is $30.

With each admission you will receive:

  • (1) souvenir beer mug
  • (4) complimentary drink tokens (additional can be purchased for $1)
  • Chance to enter and win AMAZING prizes
  • Chance to register for our Bacon Eating Championships (BEC)
  • Free demos and live entertainment

Details on our VIP Packages COMING SOON

Don’t miss out!