Organizers Release More Details on Cedar Rapids Bacon Fest
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Anyone with a craving for some bacon has no further to look than Cedar Rapids.
Saturday, September 28, the City of Five Seasons will add the smell as it hosts its first bacon fest. Those interested can head down to the McGrath Amphitheater along the river at 9 a.m. The event lasts until 2 p.m.
The festival will feature a variety of foods from Eastern Iowa restaurants showcasing bacon. Some examples include bacon cupcakes, BLT pizza and bacon-wrapped wings.
There will also be a bacon eating contest, a hog calling contest and a competition to see who should become Miss Sizzler.
Tickets are $15 in advance at the US Cellular Center box office or $20 at the gate.
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