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Join us for the first-ever and one-of-a-kind experience -- "The When Pigs Fly Bacon and Beer Fest." Presented by, 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 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.







General Terms

Bring valid, state-issued form of identification. All IDs will be checked at the gate. This guideline cannot be bent in any way shape or form.

Refund Policy

All ticket sales are final, unless event is canceled.'s fee is nonrefundable.

Cancellation Policy

This event is hosted indoors. Our events are held rain, snow or shine. However, there is always the potential for extreme or severe winter weather conditions. Event organizers will do as much as we can to ensure the experience is as safe as possible. In the event of severe weather, the event may be delayed as race officials consult public safety officers. If there is more than a short delay, if conditions persist, or the forecast calls for extreme weather, we reserve the right to alter, postpone or cancel the event. We do not schedule “rain dates”. Any decision to cancel and postpone an event is done as an absolute last resort and is made collectively with local risk management, police, fire & rescue, and medical personnel as appropriate. In such situations, there will be NO REFUNDS as registrants accept any such risk of their entry fee when purchasing tickets.

Age Restriction

The When Pigs Fly Bacon & Beer Fest is a 21+ event. No one under the legal age will be admitted, including minors, children, infants, and babies. No pets allowed.