‘Summit City Baconfest’ postponed

Partly cloudy and colder Thursday

The ‘Summit City Baconfest’  planned for May 20 has been postponed. The following was posted on the event’s website:

Due to a several issues and logistical problems with the event we will have to move The Summit City Baconfest to a date later this fall. We want to only have the best experience for the vendors and attendees. If you have questions regarding this change, please e-mail info@summitcitybaconfest.com.

The event was to be hosted by the hosted by Friends of the Parks in order to raise money to support the parks of Fort Wayne and Allen County.

This is an update to the previously posted article below. 


FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE)  Details of the event which promises ‘Pork for Parks!’ was announced by Friends of the Parks on Friday.

It’s scheduled for Tuesday, May 20 from 5:30 to 8:30, at the Headwaters Park Lincoln Pavilion where fest goers can sample bacon creations from more than a dozen local restaurants. Tickets will be $45 and will include two drinks plus a food sample from each booth. The event is 21 and older. More drink tickets will be available to purchase.

A limited number of $100 VIP tickets will also be available. The VIP ticket holders will have reserved seating, parking and service by staff.

A few bacon creations already listed on the event’s website include bacon peppers stuffed with feta, by Friends Too; bacon cheesecake by Henry’s Restaurant; bacon pizza by 800 Degrees; and bacon and jambalaya soup by Bourbon Street Hideaway. The site will continue to be updated with more restaurants and bacon creations.

Tickets will be available starting Monday, April 28. Get them by calling (260) 427-6000, or by visiting the Parks & Recreation Department at 705 E. State Blvd., Mon through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., or online at www.summitcitybaconfest.com

The money from the event will support the parks of Fort Wayne and Allen County, Indiana, according to the release on the event. It will be hosted by Friends of the Parks, the mission of which is to promote the stewardship and celebration of the scenic, historic, and recreational resources of the parks and public spaces in Fort Wayne and Allen County.

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