Calling all bacon lovers! The Cedar Rapids BaconFest is back for yet another year of deliciousness, bringing even more of the best bacon dishes in Iowa to NewBo City Market.

Just follow the alluring smell of bacon on Saturday, September 24 to NewBo City Market from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. and sample some tasty bacon.

Live music will be provided by country-rock band Boot Jack, and they'll also be door prizes, a bacon eating contest and a pig call contest. Soo-ee!

You can get your presale tickets for BaconFest 2016 right now through Wednesday, July 20. Just use the presale code: BACON16 and get tickets for $15. General admission tickets go on-sale Thursday, July 21 for $20 and will be available through Your ticket purchase will also get you $10 in Bacon Bucks to sample dishes at the event. Dishes will be available for 2, 3, or 5 Bacon Bucks. Happy sampling!


WHEN: Saturday, September 24 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

WHERE: NewBo City Market
1100 3rd St. SE, Cedar Rapids

PRICE: $15 PRESALE, $20 General Admission ($10 Bacon Bucks included with ticket purchase) Get your tickets here.