It's often said if you don't love bacon, you simply aren't American. Whether you believe that to be true or not the crispy, fatty goodness is a staple on most breakfast plates. If you wish you could eat bacon for breakfast, lunch, & dinner, this free food festival in Vero Beach dedicated to everything bacon will be your chance for some serious bacon bliss.
With savory snacks like bacon mac n' cheese, bacon-wrapped scallops, bacon-wrapped pickles, sandwiches on bacon buns, and thick-cut deep-fried bacon skewers there will be no shortage of bacony bites at this fest for you to feast on. Some may feature bacon as the main star, while others add in bacon to drown something in an extra wave of deliciousness.
The festival will explore the potential of bacon as more than a breakfast staple. You bacon babes will even be able to satisfy your sweet tooth with chocolate-covered bacon, bacon maple cupcakes, bacon burgers on donut buns & more. Who knows what all these vendors will whip up to cover your tongue in bacon bliss.
The drool-worthy festival will spread over 2 days in November at Vero Beach's Riverside Park and will run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16th & 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 17th.
No matter which day you decide to go, admission is FREE — any money you decide to spend will be on vendors. You're not gonna want to forget the stretchy pants for this mouthwatering bacon bash.
An overview of the Treasure Coast Bacon Festival can be seen below. If you're looking for a place to get your bacon fix on the reg, this bar in Miami specializes in everything bacon. If you're looking for more foodie fests to feast at, check out this festival dedicated to everything garlic next year or this massive free chocolate festival coming to Florida in 2020.
Treasure Coast Bacon Fest
Price: Free to attend; any money you decide to spend will be on vendors. You can register that you're going here.
When: Nov. 16th, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Nov. 17th, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Address: Riverside Park — 3001 Riverside Park Dr, Vero Beach, FL 32963
Why You Need To Go: A chance to indulge in all of the bacon, from savory snacks like bacon-wrapped scallops to salty-sweet combos like chocolate-covered bacon. A true American dream, featuring bacon everything.