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Bacon Bash 2020


We’re bringing back the Bacon!

97.1 FM The Drive and the National Pork Board presents the 4th Annual Chicago Bacon Bash taking place Saturday, January 25th from Noon to 3pm at The Waterford Banquet and Conference Center in Elmhurst.

Come dig into a veritable pork-a-palooza of delectable treats! Enjoy bacon and other pork-inspired dishes from some of the best restaurants in the Chicagoland area including:


Plus, plenty of beer, several full bars, and FREE parking!

General admission tickets are $50. V.I.P.I.G. tickets are $70 and gets you in an hour early along with a limited edition, commemorative Bacon Bash t-shirt!

It’s Chicago’s Bacon Bash 2020 cured by the National Pork Board and 97.1 FM The Drive – Chicago’s Classic Rock!


Click here for pork recipes and information on the National Pork Board’s mission focusing on preparation and nutrition.


Thank you to these additional sponsors:


Click here for official rules.