2012 Portland Baconfest Info: Pig Roast, Beer, Greasy Slip N Slide, Live Music, Skate Competition, & More

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Portland Baconfest
September 8, 2012 | Noon-10PM

East Burn | 1800 E Burnside | Portland, OR 97214 | 503-236-2876
Admission: $5 + suggested 2 can food donation for Oregon Food Bank
More info: theeastburn.com/baconfest | Pictures and video here

It’s back for the 4th year!

Bigger, Better, Baconier! On Saturday September 8th, it’s time to get your Bacon on!  Live Music featuring Left Coast Country, Hot Tea Cold and more! Vendors will be selling everything you could imagine having to do with the meat candy we know as BACON!

This year’s Baconfest features:

Live Music from Pagan Jug Band, Left Coast Country, Hot Tea Cold and more!

Ultimate Bacon Eating Contest – Each round you will be asked to consume a crazy bacon concoction such as marsmellow Peeps coated in Bacon Salt and ranch, then wrapped in bacon.

Bacon Dance Off – Dance your behind off to some fast paced beats as you consume a slice of bacon every thirty seconds.

Greasy Slip N Slide – Yup.  A giant sliding mat coated in bacon grease.  Farthest ungraceful glider wins.

Triathlon De Pig – Our mini Triathlon will consist of pig consumption combined with stationary swimming, jogging, and exercise biking.  Best time wins.

Prizes include iPods, grills, swag, and more.

Skate Competition

Not only will Bacon Skateboards have a table setup where you can buy boards, hats, shirts, stickers, etc…but they will be holding a skate competition as well with quarter pipes, grind rails, and mini ramps.  Be sure to catch Benji Galloway, Thomas Nichols, Brendan Garcia, Mike Barnes, and many more!

EastBurn will be roasting a whole pig!

As well as a photo booth, contests, beer, food, vendors, shopping, and more.

The event will be held at EastBurn. 18th street will be closed off between Burnside and Ankeny. The event starts at Noon and goes until 9pm. There will be plenty of beer and all of the delicious bacony foods you can eat! Admission is $5 admisson plus a suggested two can food donation to benefit the Oregon Food Bank.

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