KSHE 95, Ameristar Casino-Resort-Spa and River City Casino & Hotel present the 2nd Annual Baconfest St. Louis featuring beer, live music, and bacon-inspired menu items from St. Louis area restaurants downtown at Soldier’s Memorial on August 16th!
Baconfest St. Louis is the creation of Team Bacon, St. Louis. Baconfest is a celebration of ‘All-Things BACON’ and will feature vendors showcasing bacon-related treats from many of of St. Louis’ finest restaurants, including Ameristar Casino Resort Spa St. Charles, River City Casino & Hotel, Lucas Park Grille, Tigín Irish Pub, Molly’s In Soulard, Cafe Affton, Joanie’s Pizzeria, Rocket Fizz Soda Pop & Candy Shop, Onesto Pizza & Trattoria, Steve’s Hot Dogs on The Hill.
Also returning is the 2nd annual Bacon Battle competition and the 2nd annual ‘Pardoning of the Pig’ by St. Louis County Executive Charley A. Dooley. The highlight of the event is the creation of a World Record 1,000 pound, 100-foot-long ‘Hog Log’ consisting of 500 pounds of latticed bacon wrapped around 500-pounds of ground Italian sausage cooked in a custom-built 102-foot-long grill. ‘Hog Log’ slices will be available for sale to the public with all proceeds benefiting the USO of Missouri.
The festival runs from 11am – 9 pm, Saturday, Aug. 16th, with an opening ceremony that includes live music by Steve Ewing of The Urge, Lunar Levitation, and Christina J.
For more information about Baconfest 2014, please contact Chief Bacon Officer Matthew Willer at 314-308-2149, or, Candice Coleman, Public Relations Manager, Ameristar Casino Resort Spa St. Charles & River City Casino & Hotel at 314-606-1167 or click here.
And, we can’t celebrate BACON without a song to jam too! 😀