One of New York State's largest bacon festivals is back during the summer of 2022. Get ready to celebrate the Smithfield Bacon Festival in Syracuse.

The annual festival returns to Clinton Square in Downtown Syracuse Friday August 12th and Saturday August 13th from noon to 10PM both days.

The Smithfield Bacon Festival will feature dozens of vendors serving bacon-inspired treats. These vendors will be required to have items that contain bacon on their menus, such as bacon burgers, bacon mac n’ cheese, bacon-wrapped scallops, and bacon sundaes."

Other attractions during the festival include non-stop music played by local musicians, an activity zone, wine slushies, ice-cold beer, and even a photo booth. Here's a look at the entertainment for the weekend:

- 12:00pm: Just Joe
- 4:00pm: Steven Cali
- 5:30 pm: Joe Driscoll
- 6:30pm: 80’s Dance Party with Paulie from Total Eclipse of the 80’s
- 6:45pm: Super 400
- 8:30pm: Hard Promises

- 1:00pm: John McConnell
- 2:15pm: Mr. Monkey
- 3:35pm: Brownskin Band
- 6:45pm: The Old Main
- 8:35pm: Skunk City

Here's a look as of July 20th 2022 of food vendors:

Ashley Lynn Winery's Double Dipped Chocolate Covered Bacon

(The) Angry Pig BBQ

(The) Bacon Bomb

Baked Potato Express

Brancato's Catering and Sicilian Breeze Italian Ice

Erma's Island (Salt City Market vendor)

Hot Stuff Sauce

It's A Utica Thing!

It's Cookie Season

Ippolito's Street Food

Jerky Hut

Johnny Gee's BBQ and Catering

Kiki's Authentic Greek Food

Limp Lizard/Walking Taco Food Truck

Macarollin' Food Truck

Miss Prissy's

Mr. Squeeze Lemonade

Peppino's Pizzeria

R & R Take Out

Skippy's Sweet Treats

(The) Soul Food Extension

Winnie's Soul Delicious"

Admission is free. You can learn more online here.

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