Keystone’s 9th Annual Bacon and Bourbon Festival
June 22 @ 1:00 pm - June 23 @ 6:00 pm$20 – $65
Thousands of pounds of America’s favorite meat convene on the River Run Village for two days of pure hog heaven.
The Keystone Bacon and Bourbon Festival – June 22 – 23, 2019 caters, literally, to the entire family. Whether you are a bacon enthusiast or the loved one of a bacon connoisseur, this event is for you. With thousands of pounds of bacon and bacon-inspired cuisine at your fingertips, you won’t want to miss this weekend-long celebration of all things bacon and bourbon. Immerse yourself in River Run Village’s streets lined with culinary creations from Keystone restaurants and beyond making for a mountain festival that will make your mouth water. Bacon paired with free live music ensures you’ll burn some calories so don’t miss a food booth. Tear yourself away from the bacon and dance to the free live music by the O’Connor Brothers Band, King Cardinal, The Sweet Lillies, Katie Glassman & Snapshot and two rockin’ cover bands, Queen Nation and festival favorite, Hell’s Belles. Quench your thirst and experience a variety of bourbons as a part of the Jim Beam Bourbon Tour with the purchase of the “Hungry Hog” package or visit the festival bar and choose from a variety of beers and summer cocktails. The new Camp Bacon is ready for the littlest bacon festivarian and will be stocked with face painting, make and take it crafts along with ample entertainment for the kids. Grab the gang and get ready to say ‘OHHH! Bacon!’ and join in the celebration of all things bacon and bourbon with all your bacon lover friends. Come pig out with us here at Keystone Resort and the Bacon and Bourbon Festival this June 22nd and 23rd!
Jim Beam Bourbon Tour
With the purchase of the “Hungry Hog” package, you get to experience a variety of whiskeys that are sure to delight the palate. Taste bourbon’s and whiskey’s distilled here in Colorado and beyond, this year’s Jim Beam Bourbon Tour participants include Jim Beam, Basil Hayden’s, Knob Creek, Maker’s Mark, Bird Dog Whiskey, Breckenridge Distillery, High West Distillery, Stranahans Single Malt Whiskey, Tincup Mountain Whiskey, Old Camp Whiskey and Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey.
Keystone Bacon and Bourbon Festival Bacon Purveyors:
Berkwood Farms, City Meat Market and Des Moines Bacon Company
Camp Bacon – For Kids at Quaking Aspen Amphitheatre
Camp Bacon is a festival paradise for kids big and small. Come to Camp for kid themed bacon talks, free face painting, make and take it crafts and take a spin through the Cave of Confusion, it truly is a piglet playground. Don’t worry parents, while your kids play, you can enjoy bacon vendors and the festival bar – they are right next door. Camp Bacon is the only educational experience of its kind, bacon 101 if you will, providing instruction in bacon fellowship, bacon preparation and bacon around the campfire. FREE to all kid festival participants. “Enroll” at the Quaking Aspen Amphitheatre prior to each session.
Keystone Bacon and Bourbon Festival Beneficiary:
We give back! The 9th Annual Bacon and Bourbon Festival is a proud supporter of Friends of the Dillon Ranger District a non-profit organization that partners with the Dillon Ranger District by leveraging the power of volunteers to ensure that the National Forest lands, enjoyed by millions of people of each year, are not negatively impacted by their popularity. To volunteer for the festival and support FDRD, sign up HERE!