We are just weeks away from one of the most delicious events that occurs annually in Cedar Rapids. Of course we're talking about Thomas Dostal Developers BaconFest, coming back to NewBo City Market September 26th.  Did you realize you can get in more or less free?  Tickets right now are $20, which goes up at the door.  However, if you stop by area Hawkeye Convenience Stores, you can grab a $5 off coupon, making entry just $15.  Just $15, and you get to sample tons of delicious bacon creations, from well over a dozen bacon vendors.  And even better, as we get closer to the event, more and more delicious details keep coming out.  We know there will be brown sugar bacon wrapped pineapple, bacon wrapped jalepeno poppers, bacon long johns, and plenty more dishes yet to be named.  This easily will be the best BaconFest yet.  But lets cut to the chase... how do you get into BaconFest for free?

The moment you get in the door, you get $15 back in Bacon Bucks.  These Bacon Bucks will be used to get the delicious bacon samples, which will range from $2 to $3 to $5.  So if you get you ticket now for $20, and get the $5 off, then get the $15 in Bacon Bucks back at the door, voila... it's pretty much free to get in. How can you possibly pass it up, whether you just kinda like bacon, or are addicted to it.  Plus there'll be plenty of ice cold Leinenkugels, and the fantastic band 8 Seconds will be playing.

Did you get your tickets yet?  Click here to make that happen.

Chris Carson

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