COCONUT CREEK, Fla. - Making its debut in the Sunshine State, the 2013 BaconFest Florida (www.baconfestflorida.com), presented by Hormel® Black Label® Bacon and hosted by Chef Todd Fischer from Discovery's Destination America show "United States of Bacon," will take place at 6 p.m. Feb. 23 at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek. This event will feature performances by The Bacon Brothers and The Dan Band with frontman Dan Finnerty, who is most recognized as the wedding singer from Old School. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at Ticketmaster.com. BaconFest has become a highly popular event held annually in cities such as Chicago, New York and Kansas City.
This outdoor concert will be a bacon-lover's paradise, filled with free food sampling from a variety of vendors offering a bacon-inspired twist on fare from 20 South Florida restaurants. Hormel® Black Label® Bacon will be the key ingredient in all of the savory and sweet samplings, Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey and Jack Daniel's No. 7 will be featured as the official beverage sponsors. BaconFest will also feature a chef throw down competition with celebrity judges for the best bacon recipes, as well as a number of fun bacon-related activities, including Harley the Mechanical Pig rides, corn-hole and beer can bowling, and a Harley Davidson exhibit with more than 50 -hogs.- Tickets include all the delicious indulgences you can eat, with drinks available for purchase. Fans can follow all the updates on Twitter via #BaconFestFL.
Culinary participants serving divine bacon goodies include: Bacon Bites, Big City Tavern, Bru's Room Sports Grill, Caffé Luna Rosa, Gimme a Burger, Grind Espresso, Hibiscus Café, Jodi's Cupcakes and More, Kapow! Noodle Bar, La Marquise Desserts, Lime Fresh Mexican Grill, The Melting Pot, Over the Top Culinary Affairs, Red Rock Oasis, Rock -n Roll Ribs, Shooters, Smokey Bones, Susy Pops, Sybarite Pig, The Gypsy Horse, and Ms. Cheezious food truck.
Live entertainment includes a fitting performance by The Bacon Brothers as headliners, featuring Kevin Bacon and his brother Michael, performing some of their greatest hits (start time 9 pm); The Dan Band, a comedy band from L.A. featured in the hit films, Old School, The Hangover and Starsky & Hutch (start time 7 pm); and the popular DJ Zog from Power 96 who will kick off the event at 6 pm.
BaconFest Florida is strictly for guests age 21 and over. Tickets start at $25* and are available at http://www.ticketmaster.com/Baconfest-Florida-tickets/artist/1813999. *Additional fees may apply.
About Seminole Casino Coconut Creek
The all-new Seminole Casino Coconut Creek is South Florida's hottest place to play. With its recent $150 million expansion, the entertainment destination now features 65 table games of live Blackjack, Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker, Let it Ride and Spanish 21 plus a High-Limit area and lounge on a 100,000-square-foot casino floor. The new second floor non-smoking Stax Poker Lounge offers high stakes no-limit action including Texas Hold -em, 7-Card Stud and Omaha Hi Lo tournaments. More than 2,300 Las Vegas-style slots include Wide-Area Progressive Jackpots and Mega Jackpots. Three new restaurants - the upscale NYY Steak, Sorrisi Italian Restaurant and the New York-style 1st Street Deli - join the award winning Fresh Harvest, Nectar Lounge and Sunset Grill. Taking total guest enjoyment to a new level is The Pavilion, a 1,200-seat concert venue, and the revolutionary Player's Club showcasing an innovative and immersive experience eliminating wait times. An environmentally friendly garage with solar energy and green art technology offers 2,400 covered parking spaces. An adjacent transportation hub is outfitted with valet service and a bus lounge for ultimate comfort and guest convenience. Open 24/7, 365 days, Seminole Casino Coconut Creek is located at the corner of U.S. 441 (State Road 7) and Sample Road at 5550 NW 40 Street. For more information, call 954-977-6700, visit us online at www.seminolecasinococonutcreek.com or www.facebook.com/seminolecasinocococreek. Follow us on Twitter @SemCasinoCoCo.
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