CUDAHY, Wis. – Visitors to the Wisconsin State Fair Aug. 10 will have the chance to enjoy some Sweet Apple-Wood Smoked bacon, deli hams, salami and pepperoni from Patrick Cudahy. For the 19th year, the deli meat brand will be celebrating Annual Patrick Cudahy Day at the Wisconsin State Fair. The fair runs from Aug. 2 through 12 in West Allis, Wisconsin, a suburb of Milwaukee.

The Patrick Cudahy Pack House mobile tour will be set up in Central Park at the fair from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Aug. 10. Fairgoers can participate in bacon-themed games and receive samples, recipes and coupons. Visitors can try products from Patrick Cudahy, Nathan’s Famous and Eckrich including Patrick Cudahy’s Ham Trio on a Stick, Nathan’s Famous premium beef hot dogs and Eckrich Deli’s Turkey Appetizer.

The company will also sponsor the Thyme for Bacon Tailgate Bake Off! contest where three finalists from last year’s recipe contest will showcase their dishes featuring Patrick Cudahy ham and bacon. The winner from this year’s contest will take home a prize of free bacon and $250.

In addition, for the third year in a row, Patrick Cudahy will host the Chop’d cooking competition from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. on Aug. 10. Local television and radio personalities will help with the competition which will feature three rounds of recipes including an appetizer, main dish and dessert using Patrick Cudahy and Smithfield brands. The winning team will receive one year’s worth of free bacon or deli item.

Patrick Cudahy has served as a primary sponsor of the Wisconsin State Fair since 1999.