Saturday, August 31st
Highland Brewing Company Outdoor Meadow
From maple bacon doughnuts and bacon caramel corn to pork belly creations and bacon infused beer, BaconFest Asheville presented by 105.9 the Mountain is a celebration of all things swine. Chefs from some of Asheville's best restaurants will showcase their culinary creations using bacon or pork and compete in categories including sweet and savory plus "The Most Outrageous Use of Bacon/Pork" and "Best Overall Dish". The best part - you get to be the judge. After sampling dishes to your heart's content, turn in your ballot and help determine which restaurant will be crowned Top Hog.
This family-friendly event also features a good ole' fashioned pig pickin' with local musicians, a pigskin toss contest and other fun games. Tickets are $10 per person, children 12 and under free. Proceeds from ticket sales benefit Blue Ridge Food Ventures.
Event Details:outdoor event is rain or shinecarpooling encrouaged
all guests must have a ticket children 12 and under are free, but still need to reserve "kids ticket" onlinepre-packaged food items and beer will be available for purchase no outside food or beverage allowedNO DOGS ALLOWEDLawn or camping chairs allowed
More about Blue Ridge Food Ventures:
Blue Ridge Food Ventures is a nonprofit food and natural products business incubator, with an 11,000 sq. ft. shared-use commercial kitchen and a natural products manufacturing facility. Launched in 2005 as a job creation initiative by AdvantageWest, the regional economic development partnership serving 23 counties of Western North Carolina, BRFV was the first facility of its kind in North Carolina and is the largest in the Southeast. More than 250 food and natural products businesses have gotten their start at Blue Ridge Food Ventures. More information at www.blueridgefoodventures.org.
Cost: Visit EventBrite.com for pricing.
12 Old Charlotte Highway
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