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Sunday, September 15, 2019

I Love Bacon, Butter, Beer and Bourbon Fest

After a long season of strolling farmers markets, cutting up heirloom tomatoes, and showing off your beach body, you may long for something a little bit more...substantial. You’ll find that and then some at the absolute artery clogging, utterly hedonistic I Love Bacon, Butter, Beer and Bourbon Fest.

You’ll be able to binge on the American Heart Association’s Most Wanted List in high fashion, with local restaurants and food trucks turning out to serve up decadent treats. Indulge in bacon and butter in all their most iconic forms, like warm lobster rolls, bacon mac and cheese, and bacon topped burgers. You’ll also be able to try more far-out creations at the festival as well: good luck telling your doctor about the fried butter, or chocolate dipped bacon! 

If you don’t find yourself totally stuffed, you’ll be welcome to join the Caramel Butterscotch Rolled Ice Cream Eating Contest or the Chocolate Donut Eating Challenge and see if you have what it takes to become a champion. For those who find their stomachs filled, there will be live music from local bands, a Wipe Out challenge, and a mechanical bull to ride (OK, maybe not on a full stomach!) The event is totally family friendly and attendees can also visit the nearby Walt Whitman Shops, perhaps to buy pants with an elastic waistband after a full day of indulgence. 

I Love Bacon, Butter, Beer and Bourbon Fest takes place on September 14th and 15th from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, rain or shine. Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for kids and can be purchased in person or online. A VIP ticket package is also available for $25 that includes free beer, bacon wrapped hotdog, and souvenir tote bag with admission. Tickets to bull rides and Wipe Out Challenge are additional. Parking is available on-site for free but come in early, as the event will be crowded!