“Since 2014, with help from sponsors and guests like you, the Bacon Bash has raised over $155,000 with the net proceeds supporting charities and service projects focused on needs right here in the local community.”

About this event

Kick off your summer with the tastiest event of the season! The Rotary Club of Warwick at City Center welcomes you to our signature annual charity event hosted at the Virginia Living Museum. 

The Bacon Bash features a variety of bacon-themed dishes from some of the area’s favorite restaurants and food trucks. Don’t miss the signature bourbon cocktail battle, local craft beer and cider, wine and non-alcoholic beverages, plus live music from the Sidewalk Slammers. Vote for your favorites to decide the annual “People’s Choice Award.” 

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What To Expect


Enjoy bacon-themed bites from local restaurants competing to win your vote!


Visit four pour stations with VA craft beer and cider offerings in addition to Bud Light.


Sample signature bourbon cocktails. Wine, soda, and water served too.

Live Band

Get down with live music by the Sidewalk Slammers.


restaurants + Food trucks

bourbon cocktails + Craft beverages















See You There

Virginia Living Museum

524 J Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601