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Belton's Bacon, Blues & Brews

The City of Belton and H-E-B plus! are partnering once again for Belton’s Bacon, Blues & Brews, a two-day event that features Texas food, music and craft beer.

The festival will take place near the Historic Bell County Courthouse and will feature live entertainment, adult beverages, and a bacon cook-off where the winning team takes home a cash prize.

The festival will begin with a kickoff party from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 5. It will feature a variety of entertainment, food, and beverages:

  • 1st Cavalry Jazz Band (6-7 p.m.)
  • W.C. Clark (7-9 p.m.)
  • Food Truck Ally
  • Breweries: Bold Republic, Barrows, Bare Arms

On Saturday, the B4 Festival will resume, noon-7 p.m., with more great blues music and brews, but the feature event of the day will be the bacon cook-off where teams will compete with bacon inspired dishes using bacon (20 lbs. per team) donated from Belton’s H-E-B plus! The first place winner will take home a $2,000 cash prize, and have their recipe promoted through the Belton H-E-B plus! Cooking Connection for two weeks after the event. A prize for the People’s Choice will also be presented.

The cook-off is limited to 25 teams, limit four people per team. Registration form is below.

Saturday will also feature:

  • 1st Cavalry Jazz Band (Noon-1 p.m.)
  • Jay White & The Blues Commanders (1 p.m.-4 p.m.)
  • Texas Flood Band (Stevie Ray Vaughan tribute band) (4 p.m.-7 p.m.)
  • Breweries: Bold Republic, Barrows, Bare Arms

Come out and enjoy Belton’s Bacon, Blues, and Brews Festival!

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