LAKE GENEVA – Bacon lovers, this is for you. The first Lake Geneva Bacon Fest is scheduled for May 8th at Flat Iron Park, 201 Wrigley Drive.

The festival takes place from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and takes place in rain or shine.

The festival is presented by the Regional News of Lake Geneva and sponsored by the City of Lake Geneva. It features live music and unique bacon creations that are for sale in local restaurants and chefs. Visitors can sample a wide variety of bacon-inspired dishes, treats, and beverages while listening to music by local artists.

The number of attendees allowed at the same time is limited to make room for social distancing.

Face masks are recommended when a person is unable to socially distance themselves and this may be required depending on the regulations in force at the time of the event.

Tickets are $ 5 upfront or $ 10 at the gate. Tickets are grouped by estimated entry time. People should choose their ticket based on their arrival time and once they are at the festival they can stay as long as they want. Tickets and further information can be found at