Fun Events!

Venice Airport Festival Grounds A Finger Lickin' & Hot Pickin' Good Time! Free Parking / Free Admisssion!

A Finger Lickin' & Hot Pickin' Good Time!
Venice Airport Festival Grounds
Free Parking/Free Admission!

APRIL 20 & 21, 2018

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

Chili! Chili! Chili!

Our Chili Cook-Off is a huge part of the BASH and has gained notoriety in its own right. Its a qualifier for the prestigous World Food Championship. Plus, braggin' rights! That means it brings some of the best chili cooks from the regional and local areas to compete. You can taste em' all!

We Need Your Taste Buds!

Of the many awards given for chili, one is a $1000 purse. For a small fee of $5 you can sample chili from the competitiors and by doing so vote for your favorite! Its a great way to spend the day, give your taste buds a treat and support the Suncoast Foundation.

Does your Chili have what it takes to compete! If so, Join the Chili Cook-Off Contest!


Join the fun and help raise funds for the Suncoast Foundation for Handicapped Children!

Sign Up!

Stay In Touch!

Get E-mail Updates, News, Special Offers and Reminders!

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 there is a limit on the number of cars an hour that can make it in and out of the parking area.

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

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