1.3 Million BitBeans Given Away at PorcFest :
In the early days of Bitcoin, PorcFest offered the first major live market place where you could buy most things with Bitcoin.
For some background on the significance of PorcFest, where Bitcoin got its first significant start, check out:
Bitcoin At Porcfest, Part 1: A Social Experiment
One day was not enough time. Next year will plan for 2 days!
Met some great people and had some excellent conversations!