What is this all about?

Bacon … Bacon … Bacon

Demonstrations and great bacon-themed delights from our Food Vendors PLUS the Hogs n Hops 1st annual Bacon Eating Championships!

How could you go wrong?


Beer (and other libations)

Sip and Savour some samplings of the finest Ontario Craft Breweries and enjoy some highlights from the Niagara Ale Trail.


Check out the  Exhibitors page for listings.

Live Entertainment

Live Bands and Production Demonstrations take the stage daily for your entertainment.

Bad to the Bone rocks the stage Friday night.

New country sounds from Southern Belle on Saturday.

Event Schedule

Session One:  Friday August 10th   6:00pm to 11:00pm

Make Your Own Bacon Demos

Hogs n Hops Bacon Eating Championship:  Heat 1

Bad to the Bone

Session Two:  Saturday August 11th   12:00pm to 5:00pm

Brewery Demos

Hogs n Hops Bacon Eating Championship:  Heat 2

Food Demos

Hogs n Hops Bacon Eating Championship:  Heat 3

Beer Demos

Hogs n Hops Bacon Eating Championship:  Heat 4

Food Demo

Session Three:  Saturday August 11th   6:00pm to 11:00pm

Bacon Demos

Hogs n Hops Bacon Eating Championships:  FINAL Heat

Southern Belle

…. stay tuned for more updates and details on our amazing prize giveaways!

To request a registration form to enter the Hogs n Hops Bacon Eating Championships visit our Contact page.

Or, download a copy here BEC Form

Where is it?

Location and Directions

Hogs n Hops is being held at the Meridian Centre.

For venue information and directions visit Plan Your Visit to Meridian Centre


Tickets on sale now!  Visit site to book online at 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