Since 2014, the Bacon Bash has raised over $155,000 thanks to sponsors and guests like you. Every dollar of proceeds goes to nonprofits and service projects focused on supporting youth and children in our local and global community.

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.


Raise a glass with VA craft beer and cider. Sample signature bourbon cocktails. Wine and non-alcoholic options served too.

Live music 

Get down with live music by the Sidewalk Slammers.


Have a great time for a good cause! Event proceeds benefit nonprofits and service projects supporting youth and children.


restaurants + Food trucks

bourbon cocktails + Craft beverages















See You There

Virginia Living Museum

524 J Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601