San Diego Bacon Fest Returns With A Weeklong Schedule of Events | 2nd Annual Hormel Black Label Bacon Fest is Back with Bacon Week from August 24-30

August 19, 2014

San. Diego. Bacon. Fest. Need we say more??? The 2nd Annual Hormel Black Label San Diego Bacon Fest returns to America's Finest City the week of August 24-30, this year offering a whole week's worth of porky pleasures, including a bacon beer release party, a special multi-course bacon-inspired feast, and even a bacon film fest on the deck of the historic USS Midway. We have the initial schedule of events so that all the bacon aficionados can ready themselves for a most blissful week of absolute awesomeness. We also have a special promo code only for SanDiegoVille readers to save $10 on GA passes to the grand tasting event - San Diego Bacon Fest.

Be prepared for bacon overload! San Diego Bacon Week kicks off with Bacon Jam on Sunday, August 24 and continues throughout the entire week with special events until one of the best days ever is upon us, International Bacon Day and The Hormel Black Label San Diego Bacon Fest on Saturday, August 30. We'll be discussing that event more as the date approaches and even offering up some tickets for raffle, so stay tuned. Until then, check out the tentative line up of events for the 2014 San Diego Bacon Week!

Sunday, August 24, 12-7pm - Bacon Jam 
Mission Brewery, 1441 L St., 92101
Live music. Buy a beer and get free bacon.

Monday, August 25, 4pm to close - Bacon Dinner
Sublime Tavern, 3790 Via De La Valle #301, 92014
Enjoy small bites such as bacon mac 'n cheese croquettes and bacon and beer cheese fries and entrees like luau pig roast pizza and sisig grilled cheese.

Tuesday, August 26 - Bacon Feast 5 Course Bacon Dinner
The Promiscuous Fork, 3801 Ingraham St., 92109
One of San Diego's hidden gems, The Promiscuous Fork in Crown Point is hosting a dinner that is not to be missed! The menu includes:
  • Course 1 - Jalapeno Poppers w/ Bacon
  • Course 2 - Baked Brie w/ Bacon Jam and Fig Preserve
  • Course 3 - Bacon Wrapped BBQ Shrimp w/ Cauliflower Puree
  • Course 4 - Braised Pork Belly Mac N Cheese
  • Course 5 - Bourbon-Brown Butter Ice Cream w/ Candied Bacon
Tickets are $40 per person and are available online.

Wednesday, August 27, 5:30-9:30pm - Kevin's Bacon Ale Release
Twisted Manzanita Ales, 10151 Prospect Ave., 92071
Twisted Manzanita Ales will be releasing a limited amount of Kevin's Bacon Ale. Buy a beer and get free bacon.

Thursday, August 28, starting at 6:30pm - Baconeers East Village Takeover 
San Diego Bacon Fest is taking over East Village in Downtown San Diego and offering $5 Bacon Plates at 3 delicious locations. Bub's will be serving Mustard-Bourbon Glazed Pork Belly Skewers, The Blind Burro is serving Bacon Ceviche Tostadas and Southpaw is serving Bacon Wrapped Chicken Wings with Carolina Gold BBQ Sauce. Small plates are only $5! Visit all three locations! Make sure you wear your fat pants!

Friday, August 29, 7-10:30pm - International Bacon Film Festival
USS Midway Museum (flight deck), 910 N. Harbor Dr., 92101
Go whole hog at The 2nd Annual International Bacon Film Festival. This love-fest of all thinks pork is presented by Hormel Black Label Bacon as part of the San Diego Bacon Week and sets up shop on the flight deck of the historical USS Midway aircraft carrier. While you check out bacon-inspired short films, enjoy a premium open bar, a live performance by The Routine and sample bacon-themed appetizers. There will also be a motorcycle there that runs on bacon grease. Look at this menu!
  • Maple Glazed Bacon
  • Bacon Popcorn
  • Bacon Cheeseburger Sliders
  • Bacon Mac & Cheese
  • Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs
  • Chocolate Dipped Bacon
Tickets are currently $40 and available online.

Saturday, August 30 - Hormel Black Label Bacon Fest 
Preble Field - NTC Park, Liberty Station, 92106
The crown jewel. El jefe. San Diego's pride and joy. The 2nd Annual Hormel Black Label Bacon Fest is what you've been waiting for - a Bacon Fest of epic proportions. Over 20 eateries serving food with the greatest meat of all time - bacon. Of course bacon pairs well with beer and music so expect over 25 breweries and a few live bands joining in on the porky party! Tickets are all inclusive which means sampling is unlimited! It's the only party in the nation celebrating International Bacon Day. Tickets are $60 for GA and $100 for VIP. SanDiegoVille readers (shhhh...this is our secret!) get $10 off GA tickets by using promo code SDV.

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