The inaugural Pennsylvania Bacon Festival, presented by America Loves Bacon, brings over 30,000 samples of bacon to XFINITY Live! Philadelphia on Saturday, October 4 beginning at 1 p.m.
Tickets start at $25 and can be purchased at www.pennsylvaniabaconfestival.com/tickets.html
The culinary event will be a fun bacon themed block party mixed with a full scale festival experience. Dozens of the area’s top restaurants, food trucks, and specialty vendors will be on site to celebrate this food tradition.
In addition to the thousands of bacon samples, the one-of-a-kind event features full sized bacon cuisines, bacon eating contests, bacon cooking demonstrations. Everything from Bacon on a Stick, Bacon Sliders, meals, desserts, bacon candles, and jam will be on display and available for sampling or purchase.
Festivities also include the 2014 Pennsylvania Bacon-off, as participating chef’s will show off their skills in the three categories of appetizers, entrées, and desserts.
Live music will be performed on the Outdoor Live! stage by the following local bands, The Get Real Gang, Commonwealth Choir, The Lawsuits, Pasadena, Velvet Tones, Philbilly, and John McNutt.
For more information visit, www.pennsylvaniabaconfestival.com or www.xfinitylive.com.
XFINITY Live! Philadelphia is a dining and entertainment district centered in the heart of the South Philadelphia Sports Complex. The one-of-a-kind venue features over a dozen restaurant and entertainment choices, including six main venues: Broad Street Bullies Pub, PBR Bar & Grill (Professional Bull Riders), Philly MarketPlace, Spectrum Grill, Victory Beer Hall and the first-ever NBC Sports Arena. XFINITY Live! is a joint partnership between Philadelphia-based Comcast-Spectacor and Baltimore-based The Cordish Companies.