Monterey BaconFest 2018 August 11-12  
                                                                                            Monterey Fairgrounds


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BaconFest will be two days this year...August 11-12, 2018, 11:00am-5:00pm, at The Monterey County Fairgrounds and Event Center, 2004 Fairgrounds Road in Monterey. Music starts at 11:15. 

All the best in Bacon!  Vendors will feature Food made with bacon as the main ingredient.  We will have great craft and product vendors.  The Best in Music will be presented on the Garden Stage with magnificent up and coming bands and local well known performers.  Rock legends Badfinger, Tom Ayres and The Shortcomings as well as Alarma play on Saturday. On Sunday its Americana music legend and Grammy winner Jim Lauderdale, "Illusion - A tribute to Stevie Nicks and Fleetwood Mac," as well as Eric Stephen Bocks and Friends.  Come enjoy a day in the sun with great music and everything bacon. There will even be a BaconBar serving Bacon Margueritas and Bacon Bloody Marys among other bacon embellished drinks.
   This year we will be presenting BaconFest in association with Baker's Bacon, the highest quality of bacon you can find.  The Bacon Stage will feature demonstrations throughout the day.  In addition to featuring Baker's Bacon we will have Tony Baker himself serving up his favorite Bacon dishes. 
   This year, Saturday only, we will have the Ultimate Bacon Experience in the Seaside Room.  Twelve notable chefs will be serving up their best bacon dish and there will also be free flowing beer and bourbon all for $60 in advance and $80 at the gate.  For grounds admission we have kept the ticket price the same as last year.
    All ages are welcome.  This is a family friendly event. Bring your own chairs or a blanket to guarantee a good seat for the music and spend the day.  There will be inflatables for the kids to play on and in. Also Bombita's Car Show with dozens of classic cars.

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