Savannah Bacon Fest
Friday, September 2 from 4-10pm
Saturday, September 3 from 10am-10pm
Live Performances from:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
COME PIG OUT AT THE SAVANNAH BACON FESTIVAL
SAVANNAH, Ga – The 3rd annual Bacon Festival is back! Join us on September 2&3 to taste yummy bacon creations and listen to live music.
“This year we are honoring national Bacon Day in style. We are excited to bring out local band favorites Thomas Claxton & the Myth and My Maiden Name. We will introduce a new band to River Street called Dr. Bacon,” said Victoria Smith, Executive Director of the SWA.
Thomas Claxton & the Myth will take the Rousakis Riverfront Arbor Stage on Friday from 7-10pm. My Maiden Name will perform Saturday from 5-7pm. Headlining the 2016 Bacon Festival is Dr. Bacon out of Asheville, NC. Dr. Bacon begins at 7:30pm.
“Bacon lovers rejoice, in addition to bacon sampling there will be plenty of activities for the family to enjoy from toy piggy derbies to arts and crafts vendors,” added Smith.
Enjoy mouthwatering bacon creations from your favorite local restaurants including bacon hush puppies and barbeque bacon burgers from Tondees Tavern, bacon wrapped shrimp and bacon brownies from Bayou Café, cherry glazed bacon on a stick from Wet Willies, and loaded baked potato bacon dogs from Naked Dog. Find more bacon items served up from local favorites: Cheesecake Market, Chocolate by Adam Turoni, Leopold’s Ice Cream, Savannah Rae’s Popcorn and more.
“Foodies can take a break from sampling to enjoy Game Day entertainment throughout the weekend, on multiple flat screen TV’s. The Savannah Waterfront Association and our sponsor Southern Eagle will host college football games for diehard fans,” said Smith.
The Savannah Bacon Fest will kick-off on Friday, September 2 from 4-10pm with First Friday fireworks sponsored by Wet Willie’s Savannah at 9:30pm. The festivities will continue on Saturday, September 3 from 10am-10pm.
This event is hosted by Savannah Waterfront Association and proudly sponsored by Southern Eagle Distributing, Wet Willie’s Savannah, Capital A Productions, Travel Host Savannah, Savannah Coca-Cola, WSAV-News 3, Yancey Rents, Yancey Power Systems, Amazing Event Rentals, Creative Approach and Alpha Media.
The Savannah Waterfront Association is a 501 (c) (3) organization responsible for providing free festivals and events for the public in the River Street area. For more information visit riverstreetsavannah.com.
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