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Meat & Greet – BaconFest 2011

Written by Patti on March 16th, 2011

Good Morning Darlings!

Our good buddy, Caren West, just let me in on a super event for all you bacon lovers.


Wake up and smell the Bacon Fest!

Beer, Bacon, Bands, a Silent Auction, Shenanigans and More

All Proceeds Benefiting Dad’s Garage Theatre in Inman Park

Tickets On Sale Now

Atlanta, Georgia (March 10, 2011)— Bacon lovers, rejoice! BaconFest, the wildly popular annual event benefiting Dad’s Garage, is scheduled to descend upon the thriving mid-size theatre’s home turf in Inman Park on Saturday, March 26, 2011 from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. Slated to be twice the size and with more porcine-themed festivities than ever before, all proceeds will benefit Dad’s Garage; a nonprofit theatre that engages, cultivates and inspires artists and audiences alike by producing innovative, scripted and improvised works that are recognized locally, nationally and internationally for being undeniably awesome. Tickets start at $25 and are on sale now for ages 21 and up at

Founded in 1995, the kitschy festival has become a fixture in the Atlanta community, attracting more and more bacon, beer and music lovers every year. For five straight hours, BaconFesters can enjoy copious amounts of delicious bacon compliments of Vortex Bar & Grill, cold beer, nonstop entertainment and an expansive silent auction. Past games include: Hunt an Improviser (a.k.a. hurling water balloons at improvisers), X-rated face painting, consultations with Dr. Boobies, and Hobo Wine Tastings. Live music performances at this year’s event include local artists: Mike LaSage and the Stumbling Troubadours, the Young Orchids, Darling Norman and more. The entertainment will also include the coronation of this year’s official Bacon King and Queen.

New to this year, BaconFest will offer a special “Go Whole Hog!” VIP ticket option that gives festival goers exclusive access to a whole pig roasted by the critically acclaimed BBQ masters at P’cheen International Bistro & Pub and delicious brews by Georgia’s own Wild Heaven Craft Beers. Additionally, Whynatte, Condesa Coffee, King of Pops, and Diesel Filling Station are just a few of the local businesses that have jumped on board to provide tastings and special offerings for attendees.

Dad’s Garage is offering three ticket options for the 2011 BaconFest:

– Portioned Porking ($25 online, $35 phone/door): Admission to the festival, a fistful of game tickets, and three cups full of beer, bacon or both.

– Bottomless Bacon ($50 online, $60 phone/door): Admission to the festival, unlimited game playing, and unlimited beer and bacon.

– Go Whole Hog!: Still not enough swine? For $50 more, attendees can upgrade from ‘Bottomless Bacon’ and ham it up with some serious style by getting access to whole pig roasted to perfection by P’cheen, several kegs of delicious high gravity beer courtesy of Wild Haven Craft Beers, and some exotically flavored bacon. Whole Hoggers also get a special bacon bib to keep the cracklins off their shirts!

BaconFest will held outside in the parking lots of Dad’s Garage Theatre in Inman Park at 280 Elizabeth Street, Suite C-101. The event will be held no matter rain or shine for ages 21 and up. Attendees are encouraged to take MARTA. For more information, directions or to purchase tickets visit or call 404.523.3141.

About Dad’s Garage Theatre Company:
Founded in 1995, Dad’s Garage Theatre Company has grown from a small volunteer led organization to a thriving mid-size theatre led by professional artistic and administrative staff that includes over 300 volunteers and performers. Each Year, Dad’s Garage entertains more than 30,000 people at the two-theatre facility in Inman Park, public events across the state, and at improv festivals across the continent. In addition to outrageous original productions, Dad’s Garage produces improv shows 52 weeks per year, educates young improvisers in a year-round high school outreach program, and facilitates onsite classes and workshops for the general public. Dad’s Garage is committed to elevating the awareness of the arts in the Atlanta community through the production of original theatrical works, education, and the creative outlets found through improvisation.

xoxo, Patti

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1 Comments so far ↓

  1. Melanie says:

    Mmmmm….bacon is love!