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1st Richmond Bacon Festival

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – Richmond First Bacon Festival is this Sunday, June 9, from noon – 5 p.m. at the 17th Street Farmers’ Market in Richmond’s Shockoe Bottom.

At the festival you can expected to taste bacon-centric dishes from more than 20 of Richmond’s popular restaurants. There will also be a selection of Virginia Craft Beers from Devils Backbone Brewery and Bold Rock Hard Cider.

Sample deep-fried bacon, bacon bloody Marys, shrimp and bacon to bacon maple frozen ice pops.

Bands are scheduled to perform throughout the day at the free festival. Bacon food samples are $3 each and benefits The Enrichmond Foundation.

For more information check out the festival’s Facebook page.

Don’t worry if you don’t like bacon, vegetarian dishes will be available.