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Bacon Fest

When: Past Event - Sunday, August 20, 2017
- This page may be updated if the event is repeated.
Where: Fraze Pavilion
695 Lincoln Park Blvd, Dayton, OH 45429 [map it]
Cost: Free Event

Awaken Bacon Nation ~ Everything is Better with Bacon! It’s time to get your chops wet with BaconFest!

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"Everything is Better with Bacon!"

What’s cookin’ this summer at Fraze? Why, only the greatest food item on planet Earth - BACON. Under the hot summer sun, savor the flavor of breakfast’s favorite side item.  The event commemorating pork’s best side is back with more food and dishes that will make you want to kick off the front door. Whether you’re in the crispy bacon or chewy bacon camp, you’ll love this summer festival.

Amongst the many baconlicous delights at this years Bacon Fest, look out for amazing concoctions such as bacon funnel cakes, bacon tacos, candied bacon and bacon wrapped chicken wings.

Bacon Fest will be held Sunday, August 20, 2017 starting at 1:00 PM.


Enjoy FREE music all festival long on the Lincoln Park stage:

1 PM: The Muleskinner Band
3 PM: Buzzard Kings 
5 PM: Spinning Jenny

Restaurants & Menus

  • Amber Rose Restaurant
    Bacon Cheddar Pierogies 2 for $3
    White Cheddar Bacon Mac & Cheese $4
    Apple Wood Smoked Bacon Cheddar French Fries $6 Large
    Maple Bacon Stuffed Porchetta Sandwich $6
  • Archer's Tavern
    Bacon wrapped chili hot dogs (with cheese and onions) $3
    Bacon wrapped peanut butter and jelly hot dogs $3
    Bacon wrapped hot dogs $3
  • Basil's on Market 
    -Baked potato w/ braised pork belly and smoked gouda sauce $3
    -Corn on the cobb $3
    -Basil Fries $3
    -BBQ Ribs $4
    -Corn on Cobb $3
    -Gouda Mac&Cheese $4
    -Donuts w/ Bacon bits and maple syrup $3
    -Pulled pork bowl w/ corn chips. $4
  • Coco's Bistro
    Bacon-rito : Ground beef and bacon,   cheesy rice, smoked garlic enchilada sauce, flour tortilla, tequila lime crema $5
    Bacon Creme Brulee $4
  • The Dock Food & Spirits
    2 Bacon Wrapped Crab Balls topped with Lobster Sauce $4
    Bacon Crab Po Boy Slider $3
    Bacon Cole Slaw $2
    Bacon Parmesan Garlic Fries $2
    Bacon Cheesecake with Chocolate Ganache $4
  • elé Cake Co. Bistro & Wine Bar
    Steamed Buns with Braised Bacon and Hoisin Glazed $4
    Spicy Shrimp and Grit with Fried Green Tomatoes, Bacon and Hollandaise Sauce $5
    White Cupcake with Apple Filling, Cinnamon Buttercream and Applewood Smoked Caramel Candy Bacon $3
  • El Meson
    Fish & Bacon Tacos – Sautéed grouper, bacon, lettuce, tomato, mango salsa 2 for $7
    Burrito Bowl with Beef or Chicken- with rice, black beans, lettuce, sour cream, cheese, and salsa $8
    Chicken or Beef & Bacon Nachos – Homemade corn chips smothered with shredded chicken, bacon, caramelized onion, salsa, and queso blanco $7
    Bacon Empanadas - Filled with bacon, egg, potato, & onion 2 for $7
    Tater Tots with queso blanco $5
    Maduros- Sweet Plantains $5
    Arepa- Sweet Corn Cakes $5
    Churros – Fried donut stick with cinnamon sugar & chocolate drizzle 4 for $6
  • Hickory River Smokehouse
    Chopped brisket mini with bacon and BBQ sauce $3.00
    Bacon Queso Pulled Pork Sandwich……. $5.00
    **Pulled Pork Sandwich topped w/ BBQ Sauce, Queso & Bacon***
    Loaded Pulled Pork Nachos…....$7.00
    **Tortilla Chips, Pulled Pork, Ranch Beans, BBQ Sauce, Queso & Bacon**
  • Giovanni’s
    Chicken Bacon Philly $4
    Meatball Patty Melt w/Bacon 1/2- $3 whole $5
    Chocolate Cannoli's $3
  • Marion's Piazza
    Bacon Pizza Slice $3
    Whole Pies available to go for $15
  • Ritter’s Frozen Custard
    (5) different Sundaes and (4) different Gelatis - all $5
    Small dish of Frozen Custard or Italian Ice - all $3
    Sweetened Bacon Bits can be added to any item! 
  • Roost American
    2 Savory Pancakes with Brown Sugar and Bacon Jam $4
    Roasted Corn Poblano Bacon Salad with Chipotle Creama $3
  • 1776 Grill
    $6 Bacon Stuffed Garlic Toast Grilled Cheese
    $8 1/4# Bacon Cheeseburgers on GTGC
    $8 Pork 'splosion on GTGC
    $3 Garlic Toast Grilled Cheese (GTGC)
    $1 Assorted Chips
  • Sweet-Umms Chocolatier
    Chocolate or White Chocolate Covered Bacon $3 each
    Sweet Potato Bacon Dream Cake $6?
BaconFest is brought to you by the Restaurant Raiders - a monthly foodie group that supports local restaurants once a month by bringing a crowd to their establishment, this hot summer festival will allow you to sample local restaurants as they showcase all of the many ways you can baconate your meal.

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Fraze Pavilion
695 Lincoln Park Blvd
Dayton, OH 45429
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