Wednesday, September 7, 2016

The Great Big Bacon Picnic 2016

The Great Big Bacon Picnic returns to Brooklyn for 2016. Billed as the first bacon festival in NYC, Great Big Food Events is once again curating an indoor/outdoor gourmet celebration of all things bacon in September!

This year should be greater, as over 100 chefs, restaurants, food trucks, brew masters, mixologists, and culinary experts come together from all over NYC to unleash an endless supply of bacon bites, beer, and spirits in this indoor/outdoor celebration.

Details
What: The Great Big Bacon Picnic
When: 3 Sessions spread across Sept 24-25

  • Saturday, September 24th Brunch Session 12:00pm - 2:30pm
  • Saturday, September 24th Happy Hour Session 5:30pm - 8:00pm
  • Sunday, September 25th Brunch Session 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Where: The Old Pfizer Building, 630 Flushing Ave, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY
How: Tickets

The Porkgasm (Spicy Vietnamese Caramel Glazed Pork Belly) from Sweet Chili 
Guests will be delighted by the scores of bacon purveyors slated to showcase at this festival. As was in the inaugural year, all of the portions are unlimited, including all the top-shelf spirits and craft beer. (there were 34 to choose from last year!)
Yum! Bareburger Candied #bacon slider
w/ maple sriracha and pickled red onion on a pretzel bun
Attendees this time around can choose between General Admission, Early Entry, and VIP tickets. The main differences between the three are simple in that the early entry allows for guests to enter a whole 30min before the rest, along with some exclusive benefits like private areas and a full pour. The VIP ticketholders can enter an hour before the others much like the VIPs but with a t-shirt, a swag bag, and complimentary parking.

Black Pepper #Bacon from Tellers Chophouse
Thick Cut, House Cured, Spicy-Sweet Horseradish Glaze
Lineup
From Traif, BarBacon, Valducci's, P.J. Clarkes, there's really too many to count! Check with Great Big Bacon for their updated list of vendors participating.

Entertainment
Finally, Brooklyn’s High & Mighty Brass Band (that highlighted Bonnaroo, Gov’s Ball, Crawfish Fest, Wanderlust) will be the featured musician slated for the venue.

Miscellaneous
10% of the proceeds go to City Harvest, advocating sustainability and industry best practices.


The Great Big Bacon Picnic

The Old Pfizer Building
630 Flushing Ave
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY

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