International Bacon Day

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International Bacon Day
Observances Social gatherings; eating bacon
Date Saturday before US Labor Day
Frequency annual

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, though other factions celebrate Bacon Day on December 30.[1] 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.[2][3]

Bacon Day was conceived in Bedford, Massachusetts in 2000.[4]

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  1. ^ Conlon, Matthew. "Bacon Day Anthem". Retrieved December 23, 2014. 
  2. ^ Kirsch, Mike. "September 5th is International Bacon Day". Retrieved September 7, 2012. 
  3. ^ Fluker, Anjali (August 31, 2012). "Celebrate International Bacon Day in Winter Park with chocolate-covered piggy strips". Orlando Business Journal. Retrieved September 7, 2012. 
  4. ^ Bacon, Natalie (September 5, 2012). "International Bacon Day". Retrieved September 7, 2012. 

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