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Taste Competition BBQ!!

Venice Airport Festival Grounds A Good Time For A Good Cause Free Parking / Free Admisssion!

A Good Time For A Good Cause
Venice Airport Festival Grounds
Free Parking/Free Admission!

MARCH 27 & 28, 2020

Fri 5pm-9pm | Sat 10am-6pm

Major Sponsors
Produced By & Benefiting
Media Partners

Volunteer!

Join the fun and help raise funds. All monies raised go to charity! Click here to volunteer today or click Below to donate!

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Pro BBQ Contest

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Chili Cook-Off

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An Afternoon of Bluegrass

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Classic Car Show

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Kids Corral

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Sporting Clays

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TGIF Party

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Welcome To The Bash!

The Suncoast BBQ & Bluegrass Bash is Southwest Florida’s marquee barbecue and bluegrass event attracting tens of thousands of folks every year. Venice plays host to elite barbecue cook teams and award-winning bluegrass bands from all over the United States. If you have never tasted award-winning barbecue or heard toe-tapping bluegrass music, you are in for a treat!

The event starts Thursday night with the Kick-off party featuring the Battle of the Burgers. On Friday morning there is the annual Sporting Clays Tournament followed by the TGIF Party at 5 PM with a classic car show, a fish fry dinner and live music by the Swing Bridge bluegrass band and friends. Saturday is a full day of BBQ, Bluegrass & Brew! We promise you'll have a lot of fun and you won't go home hungry!

See Complete Event Schedule

Things To Know!

  1. NO Pets, Coolers, Beverages or Weapons Permitted.
  2. NO Umbrellas, Tents, or Backpacks.
  3. NO Soliciting.
  4. ATM Machines Available.
  5. Trams available from parking to the main gates.
  6. Bring a comfy chair or blanket for the concerts.
  7. We are a FREE event — donations needed!

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We're located in Venice, FL at the Venice Municiplal Airport festival grounds

Venice Airport
610 Airport Ave E.
Venice, FL 34285

Parking Guide

Because of single-road access to the parking areas, the number of cars that can enter and egress in an hour is limited.

ENTERING – During peak hours, three lanes will enter the parking at the gate. Please stay in designated lanes and follow instructions from the parking attendants. A shuttle service to the entrance gates is available.

EXITING – Follow the marked driveways. Do not cut across for there is numerous soft sand areas.

PLEASE BE PATIENT AND EVERY THING WILL MOVE MUCH FASTER!