NIAGARA FALLS – The summer will sizzle a little more when bacon moves to the top of the menu at the new Boots, Brews and Bacon Festival in Seneca Square in front of the Seneca Niagara Casino, from 4 to 11 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday There’s free admission and free parking.
The family event at Third and Old Falls streets is a celebration of country and southern rock, partnered with a barbecue contest, family games and retail vendors and bacon – lots of it.
Every food station that participates in the inaugaral event must have a bacon item on their menu with a prize awarded to the festival’s “Best Bacon Dish.” Food vendors can also compete in the festivals BBQ contest with prizes for the best sauce, best BBQ chicken, best pulled pork, best ribs, and fan favorite.
Winners will be announced at 6 p.m. Saturday.
To go along with the food, there will be beer in the event’s beer tent.
More information is online at www.festivalatthefalls.com.