7th Annual Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival’s Viva Las Bacon’s General Admission and Table Tickets Sold Out!
All general admission tickets and tables to the 7th Annual Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival – “Viva Las Bacon! What Happens at Baconfest…” are officially sold out. 12,000 tickets were snatched up in 42 minutes in the online only sale through blueribbonbaconfestival.com. Tickets were purchased in 41 states, and from as far away as Brazil, China, Denmark and Puerto Rico.
“In less than 3 minutes (2:57 to be exact) it appeared that all tickets were spoken for, however we are at the mercy of technology and shopping carts…those bacon-lovers who stuck with it were able to purchase their tickets up until the official sold-out time of 42 minutes. “ said Brooks Reynolds, Chair of the Iowa Bacon Board.
Members of the Iowa Bacon Board, organizers of the event, were overjoyed at the response and mindful of those bacon lovers who were unable to purchase tickets. When asked why limit the availability of tickets, Marshall Porter, Chief Bacon Officer, responded “We continue to be committed to growing the Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival at a manageable pace into the future. For those bacon-lovers who didn’t secure tickets during the online only sale, please don’t give up. If you “like” Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival on Facebook and follow @BRBaconfest on Twitter, there will be plenty of opportunities to win tickets through a variety of contests hosted by our bacon-loving sponsors. ”
While general admission tickets and tables are sold out, a small number Bacon Elegance, Blue Ribbon Bacon University and Viva Las Bacon Wedding packages available. Each package includes general admission tickets to the festival.
For more festival or ticket sales information go to www.blueribbonbaconfestival.com, “like” Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival on Facebook, or follow @BRBaconfest on Twitter.