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BACooN RIDE Spotlight: Waukee Post Party at Mickey’s

Mickey’s Irish Pub in Waukee is the official Finish Line Post Party!

For your last bacon stop on your PassPORK, Mickey’s will be featuring Amy’s Pumpkin Caramel BACON Bars!  They will also be serving up Tacos, Nachos and BACON Queso Burgers along with Cold Beer and Barcardi, Hornitos & Titos drink specials!  Bags and games will be around for fun.

Mickey’s will be featuring three live bands this year:

2-6pm Blake Lubinos (Inside)
5-9pm Jimmy the Weasel (Outside)
8-Midnight Brother Trucker (Inside)!

Mickey’s has plenty of parking and is within walking or biking distance to Centennial Park in Waukee.  On the Saturday of the event we will be opening at 7am in case you need a quick Bloody Mary to get your day started off on the right!

3 Bands to Rock Mickey’s BACooN RIDE TR3S Post Party in Waukee!

You don’t have to ride to party with us!  All bacon lovers are invited – If you didn’t ride, join the party!  Your Last Bacon Stop will have Cheesy BACON Bites! Mediterranean Fresh will be out with Gyros, etc. Mickey’s Waukee Booth will have Burgers & Chicken with Bacon, Turkey Bacon Wraps, Pulled Pork, Bacon Mac & Cheese, Kettle Chips and Cole Slaw.  Mickey’s will be serving up Cold Tall boys and the Iowa Beer Bus will be out with all Iowa Craft Brews!

Host: Mickey’s Irish Pub (Inside & Outdoor Parking Lot)
Outdoor Post-Party Entertainment: Becker (7pm-11pm), Riddle Me This (2pm-6pm)
Inside Mickey’s Post-Party Mickey’s: Joel Dangerous Band (8pm – Midnight)

Mickey’s parking lot will be fenced in for live bands for the post party! The last stop for BACooN RIDE this year is Mickey’s Irish Pub in Waukee and Becker will be one of the bands playing the after party!

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Riddle Me This will also be playing the outdoor after party at Mickeys!

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Inside Mickey’s will also have the Joel Dangerous Band. They played last year indoors and were great!

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The Iowa Beer Bus will have cold Iowa Craft Beers on tap!

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Waukee to Host a Weekend Full of Activities for BACooN RIDE

The City of Waukee will play a special part in the inaugural BACooN RIDE with Centennial Park as home base for the 2014 ride with camping, entertainment and parking available to registered riders. Bacon lovers will enjoy plenty of fun activities and bacon to make them feel right at home.

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Friday, June 27

  • Camping in Centennial Park Friday, June 27 and Saturday, June 28 for registered riders
  • Friday night beverage garden at Centennial Park from 5:00-11:00 p.m. with live band “The Swing Crew” from 7:00-11:00 p.m.
  • Peace Tree Brewery will be on hand with “Ranger Games” in the beverage garden, along with attendees’ choice of a host of other brews including Miller, Coors, Mike’s Hard Lemonade, New Belgium and more
  • A series of photo opportunities with people-sized pig cut-outs will be available on the beverage garden “red carpet”
  • The team from Star 102.5 will be on hand to keep the fun going from 5:00-7:00 p.m.
  • Food vendors will keep your mouth watering with delicious food from Hotel Pattee, Hy-Vee, Brewer Family Farms, Local Yocals and Honey Badger BBQ

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Saturday, June 27

  • Camping in Centennial Park Friday, June 27 and Saturday, June 28 for registered riders
  • Saturday morning breakfast at Centennial Park from 6:00-10:00 a.m. featuring a bacon and egg breakfast taco from the Iowa Egg Council and the Waukee Fire Department, with coffee and juice provided by the Waukee Downtown Triangle businesses
  • Country station NASH FM 97.3 will host music, games, prizes and giveaways from 7:00-9:00 a.m. at Centennial Park
  • A Saturday night “after party” hosted by Mickey’s Irish Pub Waukee in Mickey’s parking lot featuring band, “Lesson 7” and “Monkey Monkey Monkey” from 5:30-midnight.
  • Guru Barbecue, local Yokels and bacon wrapped hot dogs for food.
  • A shuttle will transport campers from Centennial Park to Mickey’s and back throughout the evening.


BACooN RIDE Spotlight: Waukee, Iowa

Waukee’s Centennial Park is your home base for the 2014 BACooN RIDE with camping, entertainment and parking available to registered riders. Bacon lovers will have plenty of fun activities and bacon to make them feel right at home.

Camping will be available to all registered riders in Centennial Park on Friday, June 27 and Saturday, June 28. Because Centennial Park was used as the main campground on RAGBRAI in 2006, the city of Waukee is ready to fulfill the needs of riders and campers, including those with tents, buses or RVs. Camping will be free to registered participants and there will be no electric hook-ups for buses or RVs.

Starting Friday night, riders and community members will be able to quench their thirst at a beverage garden in Centennial Park from 5:00-11:00 p.m. The band “Swing Crew” will keep the fun alive from 7:00-11:00 p.m.

On Saturday morning, the Waukee Fire Department and the Iowa Egg Council will provide riders with an extra boost of protein with a bacon and egg breakfast taco in Centennial Park from 6:00-10:00 a.m.  And after the BACooN RIDE is over, the fun will continue at Mickey’s Irish Pub in Waukee where band LESSON 7 will entertain and beverages will be plentiful.

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Mickey’s Irish Pub to Host BACooN RIDE Saturday’s Post-Party in Waukee

After riding 71 miles on the BACooN RIDE, you’ll return back to Waukee in time for the Post-Party at Mickey’s Irish Pub in Waukee featuring a street party in the Mickey’s parking lot.  The band Lesson7 will be the featured band along with a beer garden and some great food vendors including RAGBRAI-favorite Mr. Pork Chop as well as more baconny-goodness!

Mickey’s is the ending point of the BACooN RIDE and is walking distance from the campground in Centennial Park.  Waukee will also provide shuttles between Mickey’s and the campgrounds at Centennial Park.

Mickey’s is a known as one of the top cycling establishment in Central Iowa catering to the Raccoon River Valley Trail’s bike traffic.  The outdoor beer garden will be open from 5:30pm-10:30pm in addition to Mickey’s indoor pub.  Mickey’s will also have a band inside.

Lesson7 is a creative combination of Rock, Hip-Hop, Pop, and Soul. Created in the cold winter of 2009, Lesson7 has endured the elements and has continuously written ground-breaking music that has created a fusion of genres all its own. With melodic vocals layered over powerful grooves in conjunction with precise lyrical delivery, Lesson7’s music is cutting edge and explosive, yet warm and soulful. The show is an entertaining roller-coaster of energy and heart- not to be missed.