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JR's SouthPork Ranch at the Iowa State Fairgrounds. Rock Island Ave, Des Moines, IA
Parking is free and available by the Varied Industries building or the Midway parking lot at the Iowa State Faigrounds.
Each table ticket can be scanned 8 times. All other tickets can only be scanned once. You may provide hardcopy or softcopy for those attendees at your table.
General Admission ticket holders will receive two food vouchers upon entry and VIP ticket holders will receive 5 food vouchers. You can use your bacon bucks to purchase bacon inspired dishes and drinks throughout the venue. Credit cards are accepted and an ATM is available onsite.
Yes. You’ll receive a wristband upon entry which will allow re-entry.
The Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival is a 21+ year old event only.
Fanny packs or purses 6" or smaller. If your bag is larger than 6" it must be clear.
No weapons. No smoking. No chairs. No umbrellas.