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October 18th & 19th, 2024

The venue is free to attend.

Tickets for tasting and judging are starting at

$10 and up per guest.

Tickets available at the door.

Purchase advance tickets to reduce waiting in lines

It's good ole spooky fun coming to Fruitland Park and Windy Acres!

There's nothing better than finger lickin' BBQ and a cold beer!

You get to taste and judge from Florida BBQ Association Teams competing from all around the state for over $2,500 in cash and prizes!

Add rocking live music, unique vendors, great food fresh off the grill, 

cold beer and mixed drinks from 2 full bars, and an all around good time, and this is the premier 2 day fall festival of

Central Florida you don't want to miss!

Venue:

Windy Acres Farm

1350 Miller Blvd. Fruitland Park

Host:

Firefighter Charity of Central Florida &

The City of Fruitland Park

Friday October 18th - 6pm to 11pm

Saturday October 19th - 11am to 4pm

BBQ TEAMS

ATTENDEES

VENDORS

Boo's, Brews &
BBQ Competition

plus Beer & Wines from around the world

A fundraiser to help local Firefighters in time of crisis

Compete or Taste

If you have mad BBQ skills, you are invited to join the competition.

If you like tasting BBQ and sauces, we invite you to come sample.

Teams from all around Florida and Georgia come in to compete for over $2,500 in cash and prizes!  We have beginners to semi-pro classifications.

If you love good food, music and fun, you don't want to miss this 2 day event!

Friday features:

Wines & Beers from around the world

Cornhole Competition

Trunk or Treat for the youth

Live Music featuring 

 To be announced (Classic Rock)

Saturday features:

Laser Tag

BBQ Competition - You taste & judge!

Sauce Competition - You taste & judge!

Wines & Beers tastings from around the world

Live concerts all day!

TEAM REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

Friday October 18th

STARTS at 5PM

  • Trunk or Treat for youth

  • Beer & Wine Tastings

  • Food Trucks & BBQ

  • BBQ Competition

  • Live bands

  • Vendors

  • Cornhole Tournament

  • Liquor & Beer bars available

FREE TO ATTEND!

IF YOU WANT TO SAMPLE WINE & BEER or the APPETIZER COMPETITION TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE FOR ALL ACCESS

Boos Brews and BBQ

Friday October 18th

STARTS at5PM

LIVE MUSIC
5PM to 10PM

 

FREE TO ATTEND!

IF YOU WANT TO SAMPLE WINE & BEER or the SAUCES,  TASTING TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE FOR ALL ACCESS 

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Live Music

Friday October 18th

STARTS at 5PM

THE BACKDRAFT GRILL with be onsite grilling up their famous 1/2lb burgers, hand cut fries, brisket & much more all at reasonable prices!
Come hungry!

 

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Hot Food

Friday March 15th

STARTS at 6PM

MUSIC, DRINKS & FUN
CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT
FOR CHARITY & CASH PRIZES

FREE TO ATTEND!

IF YOU WANT TO SAMPLE WINES & BEER or the APPETIZER COMPETITION, TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE FOR ALL ACCESS 

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Cornhole

SATURDAY OCTOBER 19th

Saturday October 19th

STARTS at 11AM

  • Wines & Beers from around the world

  • BBQ Competition - YOU TASTE

  • Sauce Competition - YOU TASTE

  • BBQ & Food Trucks

  • Cold Beer

  • Live Music

  • Vendors

  • Drink Specials

  • Liquor & Beer bars available

NEW!

FREE TO ATTEND!

IF YOU WANT TO SAMPLE  BBQ & SAUCE, TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE FOR ALL ACCESS TO THE BBQ & CHILI TEAM COMPETITION FIELD

BBQ Competition

Saturday October 19th

STARTS at 11AM

Do you have the best BBQ in town? Compete with teams from all around the state for the title of Best BBQ & over $2,500 in prize money!

Categories include Chicken, BBQ Pork, Brisket & Ribs, plus our people's choice of BBQ Pork Butt

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BBQ Competition Compete
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Saturday
October 19th

STARTS at 11AM

Do you have the best homemade BBQ Sauce in town? Compete with teams from all around the state for the title of Best Sauce and over $2,500 in prize money!

Categories include Judges Choice & Peoples Choice

Sauce Competition

October 18th & 19th

STARTS at 5PM

It's a great weekend to enjoy an overnight stay in the area and experience all Lake County has to offer!

Make a weekend of it and explore top notch fishing, our local breweries and hometown restaurants, distinctive downtowns,  great little bars & restaruants, shopping and more.

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Where to Stay

October 18th & 19th

This Fall Festival fund raiser wouldn't be possible without the amazing and generous companies and organizations that like to give back and support their local community.

Please support those that support us!

Become a sponsor today and ensure you help your LOCAL community.

Be A Sponsor

Thank you to our

Sponsors

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Heavy Rescue & Engine Company Level Sponsors

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