September 17, 2016 – Brattleboro Baconfest!

Hog Jog at Baconfest!  (9:00 a.m.)

Hog Jog joggingThe 5K and 10K race kicks off at the Guilford Fairgrounds on Weatherhead Hollow Rd in Guilford, Vt. and winds its way through the back roads of Guilford.  Golden Hog trophies will be awarded to the top three female and male winners in each race. 

All runners receive a “I Run for Bacon” T-shirt.  This is a family-friendly event, so whether you’re a serious runner or just want to have fun this is the race for you!  To register click here!

The Golden Hog Trophy!
The Golden Hog Trophy!

Event Location:  Guilford Fairgrounds, Weatherhead Hollow Road, Guilford, Vermont
For more information:  Contact the Brattleboro Area Chamber of Commerce at (802) 254-4565 or


Brattleboro Baconfest – Bacon, Blues + Brews  (11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)

baconfestBacon, blues and brews will be featured at this third annual family-friendly festival!  Local vendors will showcase their mouthwatering bacon recipes, Brattleboro’s own Whetstone Station will pour their craft beer, and the Mark Manley band will provide the Blues.  This event is sure to sizzle!

baconfestEvent location:  Guilford Fairgrounds, Weatherhead Hollow Road, Guilford, Vermont
For more information:  Visit or contact the event sponsor, WKVT radio, at (802) 254-2343


 A Side of Bacon:  Footloose! (4:00 p.m.)

footloose-feetWho doesn’t love a Kevin Bacon movie!  The daylong bacon celebration is capped off with the screening of a Kevin Bacon film at the newly restored Latchis Theatre in beautiful downtown Brattleboro.  This year the family-friendly film Footloose will play on the silver screen!


Kevin at consessions at LatchisEvent location:  Latchis Theatre, 50 Main Street, Brattleboro, Vermont
For more information:  Contact the Latchis Theatre at (802) 254-6300 or



Brattleboro Wants You Kevin Bacon!

Kevin BaconWe can’t have a Baconfest without Kevin Bacon!   Saturday, September 17, 2016 is a celebration of all things bacon in greater Brattleboro, VT and we want Kevin Bacon to join in the fun!  Our goal is to get Kevin’s attention, so help us get the ball rolling by posting, liking, sharing, tweeting . . . .  #KevinBaconComeToBrattleboro #Brattleboro #VT

Brattleboro, VT Wants You Kevin Bacon is a social media campaign spearheaded by the Brattleboro Area Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the Latchis Hotel and Theatre.

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin wants Kevin!  Click here to see you else does!