The blazing heat of summer is finally starting to mellow out, which means it's time to celebrate. The Bacon, Blues & Brews festival is happening in Belton on Friday and Saturday.
You don't have to twist my arm on this. Anything with bacon and brew will have my full attention. Put that together with some blues and I'm all in.
What's the Haps?
The Belton Journal is reporting that the Bacon, Blues & Brews festival happening on both Friday and Saturday at Courthouse Square in Downtown Belton.
Yep! Two days of Bacon, Brews and Blues. The weather on Friday and Saturday should be near perfect for Central Texas standards, with 88 and 91 degrees projected for both days.
What Time Does This Party Start and What are We Drinking?
Events get started on Friday at 5 PM with food trucks serving it up till 7 PM.
Of course what's a Bacon, Brews and Blues festival without the brews? Bold Republic Brewing will be there serving up some of my favorite beers, as will Barrow Brewing and Southern Roots Brewing. Fire Base Brewing Company from Temple and Whitestone Brewery from Cedar Park have also confirmed that they'll be there too.
And yes, brand name domestic options are also available with Miller, Coors, and Bud, along with a wine tent. There's something for everyone at this year's Bacon, Brews and Blues festival.
Let's Crank Up Some Tunes
Let's talk about the music.
According to the press release, the 1st Cavalry Rock Band will be performing, as will The Damn Torpedoes, a Tom Petty tribute band.
Saturday features live music from the 1st Cavalry New Orleans Brass Band, The Blue Louie Band and Texas Flood, a Stevie Ray Vaughn tribute band.
Did I Mention There Would Be Bacon?
The bacon cook-off starts at 11 AM on Saturday, with teams competing with their own bacon inspired dishes. The bacon comes courtesy of H-E-B, with teams competing for the $500 Grand Prize.
What a great two days planned in Downtown Belton. For more information, click HERE.
Bacon, Brews and Blues - what more could you ask for?