The Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce is presenting the 2nd Annual Beach BACON & Beer Festival on October 12that the Carolina Beach Lake Park. Gates will open at 11:30 am with the winners announced at 4:30 pm. Like last year, the family-friendly Beach, Bacon and Beer Festival will invite selected local and regional restaurants to offer their selected dish that must include BACON. This is a friendly, culinary competition that pits the creativity of local chefs to present the most unique and tasty BACON-inspired offerings. Prizes will be awarded for People’s Choice-Best Bacon Entry and Best Non-Entre/Dessert as well as Best Decorated Tent and Most Enthusiastic Tent.
We have a few more slots remaining for interested Restaurants, Competitive Chefs and Bacon-enthusiasts alike. The deadline for entries is coming up on Friday, September 27th. Just imagine the endless possibilities to showcase your Restaurant or Favorite Bacon-inspired treat.
In addition to the Bacon-inspired culinary competition, we will have Local Breweries and Vineyards to offer their signature brews and grapes for the discerning public to enjoy. The Breweries and Vineyards will compete for the People’s Choice – Best Brew or Grape.
Each participaring restaurant are invited to offer samples and sell larger portions for your culinary enjoyment. In addition to the participating restaurants we will also have the following:
- Domestic Beer Tent
- Non-profit Exhibit Space
- KIdZone with inflatables, face painting, etc.
- We may offer some of the following activities:
- Pig Calling Contest (think Spivey’s Corner Hollerin’ Contest)
- Pig Petting Zoo
- Bacon Costume Contest
- Bacon Eating Contest
- Bacon Grease – a music collective based out of Wilmington will perform all day for all your listening and dancing delights
WHO DOESN’T LIKE BACON? BEACH? BEER? WINE?
REMEMBER – THERE IS NOTHING BETTER THAN BACON & BEER AT THE BEACH!
For more information please call the Chamber at 910-458-8434 or email at [email protected].