The first year Easton hosted Bacon Fest, it sold out of bacon by 11:30 a.m.
The second year, all the bacon was gobbled up by 1 p.m. And that was with a crowd estimated at 17,000 people.
This year, the free festival will mark its third year by covering two days, Nov. 8-9.
And after Fest 300 named Bacon Fest as one of the top 300 festivals in the world in May, organizers are preparing for a crowd of 50,000. At a news conference Wednesday, Easton Farmers’ Market Manager Megan McBride says they expect guests to go through 30,000 pounds of bacon.
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