Queens foodies and beer connoisseurs can look forward to a salty and sudsy bonanza coming to Flushing this fall.
The Bacon and Beer Classic will take over the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Sept. 29 and feature bacon-inspired dishes and brews from over 40 local eateries and breweries. Tickets are all-inclusive and begin at $65.
The annual food festival gives attendees the opportunity to taste test dishes inspired by the cured meat from some of the best local chefs. Queens restaurants slated to participate include Forest Hills’ Queens Bully and Whitestone’s Jagerhaus.
Ticket holders can also sample beers from breweries including Port Jeff Brewing, Crossroads Brewing Company, Brewdog and Oyster Bay Brewing Company. Attendees can also explore the USTA National Tennis Center in Queens, home of the U.S. Open, and enjoy live music, lawn games and an eating contest.
The event will be split into two sessions: 1 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 10 p.m. Those who purchase Power Hour or VIP tickets will gain one extra hour of tastings. VIP ticket holder can also access exclusive craft beer tastings, dishes and USTA’s Premium Show Court.
Attendees must be 21 years old and over. Learn more by visiting the Bacon and Beer Classic website.