Beer, Bloody Mary & Bacon Tasting

Live Music + Food + Games + Raffles

Saturday, September 28, 2019
3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
South St. Louis County Fair Grounds
800 N. Boundary Ave.
Proctor, MN 55810


2019 Beer & Bacon Family Fun!

Mark your calendars for the 2019 Beargrease Beer & Bacon Bash!  Join us on September 28th for the 3rd Annual Beargrease Beer & Bacon Bash! Brewers and local restaurants are going to bring their A-Game – sample their latest creations at this all-ages-tasting-event.

This is the OFFICIAL Kick-Off to Beargrease 2020!! Mushers will be registering, and YES –the-4-legged-furry-athletes will be there too!

Live Music from Moose on the Loose and Four Mile Portage, Human Fooseball,  Games, Bacon Battle with local vendors,  Kids Activities and More! Sign-Up for our newsletter, e-Hike and keep up to date on all the latest news!

Guests can purchase tickets for $30 at the gate and will enjoy samples of local beer and divine bacon-dishes from our regional chefs. All proceeds will benefit the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon–a local non-profit that honors the traditions and heritage of our region along the North Shore of Lake Superior.

Vendors are being updated every day: Bent Paddle Brewing Co., Castle Danger BrewerySouth Shore Brewery, Canal Park Brewing Company, Lake Superior Brewing, New Scenic Café, Lagunitas Chicago TapRoom & Beer Sanctuary, Earth Rider Brewery, Bernick’s, Blacklist Brewing Co., NE Bar & Grill, Fulton Beer, Billy’s.


Thank you to our sponsors: Visit Proctor Tourism, 95 KQDS, AmericInn Duluth South, 98.9 KTCO, My957, #bestwesternplusspiritmountainduluth, KDAL Radio 610AM & 103.9FM, Footprint Promotional Advertising, Visit Duluth

Event Vendors


Call one of our partner hotels (just click their logo for their contact info!) and book your stay for Beer & Bacon! Come on Saturday and stay for Sunday – a perfect time for North Shore leaf-watching! Just mention “Beargrease” when you call in your reservation and receive 15% off your stay!


Ticket Information

Ticket Price: $30

Designated Driver Ticket Price: $15

Kids (ages 5-12): $5.00

Kids under age 5: FREE


Sponsorship Opportunities & Vendor Form

If you are interested in Sponsorship Opportunities or would like to become a vendor, contact Monica at or click here to fill out the vendor form online


If you have purchased tickets online you will not receive a physical ticket prior to the event. Your name will be on a list. All you need to do is show up and present your ID the day of the event. 

Event Sponsors

Visit Proctor
KAT 98.9
Best Western
American Best Value Inn