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Big Bite Bacon Fest at San Diego County Fair

Big Bite Bacon Fest at San Diego County Fair

June 16th, 2013  – Father’s Day  – Big Bite Bacon Fest at the San Diego Fair

Bacon is a beautiful cut of meat and the folks from the Big Bite Bacon Fest are putting on one big bacon festival.  If you and your Father are looking for something delicious to do on Father’s Day, this may be your best bet.  You will get to taste bacon based dishes from some of the best Chefs, restaurants and competitive cooks in San Diego.  There will also be craft beer tasting, and a competition for the bacon makers.

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Tickets are $55 and includes the tastings and will take place at the San Diego Fairgrounds. The price of admission also covers your admission to the San Diego Fair. There are two four hour sessions for the event, this was done to control crowds and provide a better experience. Your choices are from 11:00-3:00 or 4:30-8:30. If you are a big balla and have extra money, you can get VIP Tickets for $80 which will get you more time and a lounge.

http://www.bigbitebaconfest.com/

Big Bite Bacon Fest San Diego June 16, 2013 – Father’s Day

The Following information is from their FAQ Section

http://www.bigbitebaconfest.com/#!festivalinfo/c18bc

​Where is the Big Bite Bacon Fest being held?

Big Bite Bacon Fest will take place at the Del Mar Fairgrounds during the San Diego County Fair in the Arena on Sunday, June 16, 2013. Directions: http://www.sdfair.com/index.php?fuseaction=maps.home

How do I get there?

Skydiving, paddleboat, lawn chair with a million balloons, but this way is probably safer….

SD County Fair Parking & Directions

How much does parking onsite cost?

The San Diego County Fair has a great deal for parking!!

• General parking is $10 per car (cash only)

• Preferred Parking and Motorhome/RV is $20 (cash only)

• Motorcycle parking is $10

**No same day in/out privileges

 

​How much will it cost to get into the Big Bite Bacon Fest?

General admission (2 and under FREE): $55​

Includes:

• Entry into the Big Bite Bacon Fest for unlimited tastings of the best bacon-y foods to cross your pallet

• Entry into the San Diego County Fair​

• Entertainment within the event​

• Samples of favorite craft beers from some of the top breweries in San Diego that complement our favorite protein, bacon!

VIP (Very Important Porklover): $80​

Includes:

• Entry into the Big Bite Bacon Fest ONE HOUR EARLIER than the general public

• EARLY access to unlimited tastings of the best bacon-y foods to cross your pallet​

• EARLY access to samples of favorite craft beer from some of the top breweries in San Diego that complement our favorite protein, bacon!

• Entry into the San Diego County Fair​

• The best seat in the house to experience the day’s entertainment within the event​​

• Sweet Swag O’ Swine Bag​

• Private lounge​

• Private bar

 

Are kids allowed to the Big Bite Bacon Fest?

Of course. If you opt to bring the “Bacon Bits”, they will still need an admission ticket to enter (2 and under Free).

 

I see that there are two “sessions” to choose from… What’s this all about?

Being that there are so many bacon lovers out there, we wanted keep the sessions to an intimate level where you won’t feel like you’re in a stampede of people trying to capture a piece of that most talked about bacon item!

 

Can I leave the event once I enter?

We don’t understand why you would want to leave, but you will be wrist banded for in and out privileges during your session.

 

Can I bring food and drinks in that I purchased at the Fair?

Yes, Yes, Yes

 

What kind of entertainment will be going on during the Big Bite Bacon Fest?

Details will be coming soon so you will need to use your imagination on these…

• Opening Ceremony, including the raising of the Bacon Flag and singing of the Bacon Anthem (session TBD)​

• The Bacon Wedding (session TBD)​

• The Big Daddy Bacon Beauty Pageant (session TBD)​

• Awards Ceremony to close out the second session

 

 

 

About Tom Holmberg

Tom grew up in a cultural diverse neighborhood and a culturally diverse family, so he has learned to appreciate all types of food. "I am not a Chef, nor do I play one on T.V., but I have learned to appreciate food from years of eating and cooking." Tom also spent 10 years in the restaurant industry in various roles, from Prep Cook to server.

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