UPDATED Friday, May 23, 2014 --- 10:07 a.m.
The World's Largest Brat Fest is underway on Willow Island at the Alliant Energy Center.
Brat Fest runs through May 26th.
Bret Michaels headlines the Grand Stage at 8:30 p.m. Friday.
For more on the music and activities at Brat Fest click HERE.
The record is 209,376 brats consumed in four days. That was set in 2010 and organizers are looking to beat that this year. During Friday's Take Your Brat To Work Day, 19,140 brats were sold.
Posted Monday, May 19, 2014 --- 9:56 a.m.
NBC15 is proud to once again take part in Take Your Brat to Work Day!
This year's TYBTWD is Friday, May 23rd from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on Willow Island.
The event kicks off the World's Largest Brat Fest. Come join us and purchase your brat to-go and start your morning off right!
The TYBTWD Menu:
Johnsonville Brat – $3.00
Johnsonville Chicken Chipotle Montery Jack Brat – $3.00
Field Roast Veggie Italian Sausage with Eggplant and Fennel – $3.00
Oscar Mayer Hot Dog – $2.00
Biking to the Brat thru = Guilt free Brat (Did you know that bicycle commuting burns an average of 540 calories per hour?)
Ride your bike to the Brat thru and Saris will buy your first Brat.
TAKE YOUR BRAT TO WORK DAY – STATS
2007 = 10,200 brats sold
2008 = 12,800 brats sold
2009 = 11,750 brats sold
2010= 15,226 brats sold
2011= 15,400 brats sold
2012 = 18,120 brats sold
2013 = 19,560 brats sold