It's a festival with beer and bacon – you're welcome!



Francis Bacon and Beer art by Brendan O'Connor
  • Francis Bacon and Beer art by Brendan O'Connor

Francis Bacon and Beer art by Brendan O'Connor

The veggie fests have had their moment in the sun, but now the time has come for an event that pays tribute to the most glorious of meats and tasty craft beers. Restaurants featured at this boozy meat spectacle include 4 Rivers, the Hammered Lamb and Cupcake Crazy. Small plates cost anywhere from $2 to $6 each, and there are more than 30 brews to sample. For everyone’s sake, leave your dog at home – this is a bacon festival, and if your pet eats our food when we’re not looking, we’re gonna pull out your


4-7 p.m. Saturday | Cranes Roost Park, 274 Cranes Roost Blvd., Altamonte Springs | 407-571-8180 | | $35


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