DES MOINES, Iowa — Tickets for the 2016 Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival go on sale Thursday afternoon to the general public.
Online sales for the February 20th event begin at 12:10 p.m. and can be purchased here.
The 2016 Baconfest is being held at the Iowa Events Center for the second year in a row and will feature bacon dishes, bacon lectures, bacon competitions, and live entertainment.
Organizers say more than 14,000 tickets will be available for the event.
The theme for 2016’s Baconfest is Body by Bacon – Sweatin’ to the Sizzle. To go along with the theme, bacon-inspired fitness sessions will be part of the event.