Bacon is fashionable for festival

1st Annual Baconfest (Photo: WISH-TV/Joe Fenton)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Bacon is on menus everywhere these days. It is so popular, Indianapolis is holding its the First Annual Baconfest.

Your Indiana Pork Farmers and WNDE, a local sports radio station, sponsored plenty of bacon dishes at The Crane Bay at 551 West Merrill Street.

The porky festival sold out days before the event on Saturday that ran from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Restaurants including Thunderbird, Drake’s, Union 50, Scarlet Wine and Whiskey Bar and Georgia Reese’s, along with many others, will be bringing their take on bacon-inspired foods to the fest.

1st Annual Baconfest (Photo: WISH-TV/Joe Fenton)
1st Annual Baconfest (Photo: WISH-TV/Joe Fenton)

Tickets allowed for four free vendor food samples and one free drink. Additional food and drinks were available to purchase at the festival.

Watch WISH-TV at at 5 p.m. for a full report.

For more information about Baconfest, go to their website here. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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