When Pigs Fly Bacon & Beer Fest

Windsor Locks, Connecticut 06096 United States

Join us for the first-ever and one-of-a-kind experience -- "The When Pigs Fly Bacon and Beer Fest." Presented by CTBeer.com, this event will be like a field trip for adults who loves bacon and beer. We're taking over New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, CT; after hours, this event will feature specialty beers from several local craft breweries, all served up with savory bacon hors d'oeuvres amidst a sea of vintage aircraft.

Begin your discovery today! The New England Air Museum is a hidden gem in CT and the largest aviation museum in the Northeast, housing 80 historic aircraft and their stories. Get your tickets today and enjoy a sip and slab in this unique venue. 


WHAT DOES MY TICKET INCLUDE? Tickets are $79+ fee each and include samples of beer and bacon throughout the event and after-hours museum access (7 pm to 10 pm), including self-guided tours and exhibits and access to brewery reps to talk beer. Passed bacon hors d'oeuvres to be provided by Bourassa Catering and Events (while supplies last, 7 pm-9 pm). Additional food items will be available and sold separately. Tickets will not be sold at the door and are non-refundable. Proceeds benefit The New England Air Museum.


PARKING: Limited parking is available directly on-site at the New England Air Museum and the surrounding lots on a first-come, first-served basis (map).

TRANSPORTATION: We ask that you please prepare accordingly and enjoy the beer fest safely by designating a driver, using ride-shares, or calling a taxi in advance.

COVID-19 Safety Guidelines and Protocols:
This event is held indoors. We will adhere to the current State of CT’s COVID safety guidelines and protocols. For more information, please see the latest guidance at ct.gov/coronavirus on vaccinations, mask-wearing, and social distancing.

Our policies are in place for the health and safety of our attendees, staff, and vendors and will continue to be reviewed and updated on an ongoing basis. Thank you for being so cooperative as we look to get back to in-person events safely.



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  • Fat Orange Cat Brewing Company 
  • Great Falls Brewing Company
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  • New England Brewing Company
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  • OEC Brewing Company
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  • Skygazer Brewing Company 
  • Taylor Brooke Brewing Company
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  • WeHa Brewing & Roasting Company
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Event Dates

04/23/2022 07:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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