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|International Bacon Day
||Saturday before US Labor Day
||Social gatherings; eating bacon
International Bacon Day or Bacon Day is an unofficial observance held on the Saturday before Labor Day in the United States. (Labor Day is traditionally the first Monday of September). Bacon day celebrations typically include social gatherings during which participants create and consume dishes containing bacon, including bacon-themed breakfasts, lunches, dinners, desserts, and drinks.
Bacon Day was conceived in Bedford, Massachusetts in 2000 by the residents of the Crag.
See also 
Further reading 
- "2nd Annual Bacon Day Celebrates Bacon’s Appeal", National Pork Board Magazine, Tuesday, August 4, 2009
- September 5th: International Bacon Day, Bacon Jew Blog
- September 5th is International Bacon Day, Bacon Today
- International Bacon Day Blog
- International Bacon Day!, Gone-Ta-Pott.com
- Royal Bacon Society
- Happy Bacon Day, The Daily Pork
- Table Conversations: Evan Salim Tampa Tribune, September 3, 2009
- "A new wave of cured-pork mania", The Globe and Mail, Toronto, Canada, Thursday, August 27, 2009
- "International Bacon Day", the Daily Dish, Toronto Life Magazine, Thursday, August 27, 2009
- "One Slice is Never Enough: More Bacon to Feed Your Jones", New Times Broward-Palm Beach, Friday, August 14, 2009
- "Would You Like A Little Bacon In That Martini?" "All Things Considered," NPR, July 25, 2010