97.1 FM The Drive’s Bacon Bash is BACK!
Hip Hip HOG-RAY, Chicago’s Bacon Bash returns!

Come dig into a veritable pork-a-palooza of delectable treats! Bacon and pork-inspired dishes from some of the best restaurants and chefs in the Chicagoland area including: Eddie Merlot’s, Michael Jordan’s Restaurant, Katie O’ Reilly’s Food Carnival, Whisk, Ronero, Pork & Mindy’s, Green St. Grille, Son of a Butcher, McWethy’s Tavern, Lee N’ Eddies, Rack House Tavern, Famous Dave’s,Two Fat Guys, McQ’s Bar & Grill, Adobe Gila’s, Connie’s Pizza, Cupcakes for Courage, Simply Appetizers, and more to be announced!

There will be plenty of beer, several full bars, and FREE parking! In addition, you can bring home a professional photograph as a souvenir from Bacon Bash 2018, complimentary of House of Events. AND enjoy a live acoustical performance from The Acoustic Generation.

General admission tickets are $50. V.I.P.I.G. tickets are $70 and gets you in an hour early, an exclusive tasting and demonstration with celebrity chef Katie O’ Reilly and a limited edition, commemorative Bacon Bash t-shirt!

It’s Chicago’s Bacon Bash 2018
Cured by 97.1 The Drive – Chicago’s Classic Rock!

Courtesy of These Featured Restaurants and Sponsors!






All guests must be 21+ with a valid government issued ID that will be checked by security prior to entrance. If you are not 21 and purchase a ticket, you will not be allowed into the event. General Admission tickets will have access to the venue starting at 12pm. V.I.P.I.G. Admission tickets will have access to the venue starting at 11am. Beverages will be available for purchase (cash only). A valid ticket with scan-able QR code is required by all guests to enter the event. Please PRINT your ticket and bring it to the event. No outside food or beverage may be brought into the event. Sorry- No refunds. If you are unable to attend, you may transfer your ticket to someone else.