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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

More than just BBQ & Bluegrass...MUCH MORE!

Kids Park Booby Que with Kids

There is fun for the whole family at the Suncoast BBQ & Bluegrass Bash! At the Kids Park, Kids of all ages have lots of fun, get tukered out and give parents or grandparents a bit of a break. There is Shriner Clowns, facepainting, safe inflatable slides and bouncy houses, a slew of haystacks for kids to play on and volunteers are there to facilitate fun games like potato sack and 3 legged races.

Special Guests

 Police horse

Stop by and visit with our friends!

Therapy Dogs Blood Hound Dog2

Community Exhibits

Many non-profit organizations and governmental services are on hand to display and explain a little about what they offer. There are a lot of neat things to see!

General Store

Be sure to stop by the General store! There you'll find dozens of products and services that have been donated. Pick up event souveniors, T-shirts, Hats, Aprons & more!You can also buy a 50/50 raffle ticket and win up to $1,000 in cash!

The Barn Booby Que- Truck Icon

Come see these marvelous machines of yesteryear! View and learn about these fine historical vehicles.

Antique Tractors

Cobbler Corner Booby Que- Dessert Icon

Stop by and taste a southern delght from Sonny's BBQ! Other bakers will also be offering their tasty delights!

Publix apple cobbler

Old Town Saloon

Enjoy a Craft Beer from Goose Island, Moonshine by Firefly or many other special drinks.

Stage Door

Join your favorite bluegrass band after their performance for a howdy and shake session. They will have CDs, Tee Shirts and many more souvenir items available for purchase.


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

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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 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.