New Bern Bacon & Brew Festival 2019

The United Way of Coastal Carolina announces the 5th annual Bacon and Brew Festival in New Bern, NC! We will have live music from two rocking bands – Due East and Saltwater Gold, awesome beer selections, food trucks with bacon-themed menus, heavenly desserts, professional wrestling with the Premier Wrestling Federation, games and so much more! Must be 21+ to attend.  Children and pets are not allowed (service dogs are allowed). This is a rain or shine event.

Proceeds benefit United Way of Coastal Carolina and the programs that are funded by UWCC to improve the lives of individuals and families in Carteret, Craven, Jones and Pamlico Counties.

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Tickets: $10 advance, $15 at the door.  Online tickets are available by clicking on the link above.  Paper tickets (Cash or Check Only) are available at Mitchell Hardware in downtown New Bern and at Sweet Pea’s Cafe, 3515 Trent Road in New Bern. 

Ticket includes admission only, food and beverages are not included.

Location: New Bern Farmer’s Market, 421 S. Front St.

Beer: We will have something for everyone!  Craft beers and more…

Bacon: Kings Restaurant will be serving up mouth-watering bacon specialty items. Island Hopper will have some of your bacon favorites.  Pops & Pucker will be making donuts, nitro coffee and kettle corn on site for your sweet tooth. And last but not least, United Way will have a bacon bar with flavored bacon items!

All beer and food items will be available for purchase, this is not a sampling event.

Entertainment:  We’ll have live music with not one, but two great bands!  Due East and Salt Water Gold will be rocking the house.

due east

salt water gold

We’ll also have professional wrestling demonstrations with the Premier Wrestling Federation!

Vendors: Interested in becoming a vendor? Email Sherwood Crawford at or call 252-637-2460.