ST. LOUIS – Bacon lovers will unite this weekend in downtown St. Louis.

Baconfest St. Louis will run from 11 a.m. until 9 p.m. at Soldiers' Memorial.

This year the highlight of the event will be a world record-breaking 1,000-pound hog log, which is bacon wrapped in sausage, wrapped in bacon. This year's is twice the size as last year's hog log.

There will also be other bacon inspired dishes, beer and live music.

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