2017 Bacon Festival

Get Ready Bacon Lovers And Mark Your Calendars Now!!

Florence Main Street is bringing the Bacon Festival to Downtown Florence Saturday, September 9th!! This day full of Bacon, Brews, Football, Music and Fun will include several new events and a tasty partnership!

The .5k Pig and Swig Fun Run

Registration – 8:00am ~ Run Begins – 8:30am
Each runner must swig and eat bacon at the start and the half way point of the race.
Each runner will receive a participation medal.
Cash prize awarded for best costume. (Have Fun and Get Creative!)
Click Here For Registration Form


The Downtown Bacon Crawl

Florence Main Street invites you to the 3rd Annual Downtown Bacon Crawl, Saturday, September 9th, 2017 from 10:00am until 2:00pm. Participating businesses will have delicious bacon
related food samples (for ticket holders only!) to enjoy while they shop hop through downtown. (while supplies last) Tickets for the Bacon Crawl are available online (click the 2017 Bacon Crawl button on side of page) or at the Main Street office, 301 North Pine Street, Monday – Friday, 8am until 5pm. Tickets are $10 at the office and $11 online. Tickets will only be sold IN ADVANCE (no day of tickets will be available).
Since tickets are limited, this event will sell out quickly, so you’ll want to get your tickets as soon as possible!


Alabama Craft Beer Festival

1:00pm – 5:00pm
Penny Beer Garden 2017 – Sample the best beers brewed in the
state of Alabama as well as visit with the brewers themselves.
For more information about this event and to purchase tickets,
now on sale, visit their webpage.



BBQ Cook-Off

Judging begin at 2:00pm.
Tickets for BBQ Block Battle Tasting will be available for purchase
the day of the event at 3:00pm. Tickets are $10 Limited number of tickets available.

Entry Form



Be sure to follow this event for updates and exciting new things added to the event as our planning progresses. We’re so excited!

Florence Main Street
301 North Pine Street
Florence, AL 35630

Business hours:
Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm

America’s Main Street Contest

Florence Main Street has the chance to win $25,000! All it takes is one click to vote for #DowntownFlorence to win. You can vote once a day, now through April 23rd. We ask that you please take two seconds to vote and then share with your friends! Think of all the amazing things we could do for our downtown!

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