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10th Charity BBQ & Chili Competition & Shamrockin Craft Beer Festival

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10th Charity BBQ & Chili Competition  & Shamrockin Craft Beer Festival
10th Charity BBQ & Chili Competition  & Shamrockin Craft Beer Festival

Time & Location

Mar 17, 2023, 4:00 PM

Leesburg, 1745 US-441, Leesburg, FL 34748, USA

About the event

Craft Beer Festival & 10th BBQ & Chili Competition

A fundraiser to help local Firefighters in time of crisis

March 17th & 18th, 2023

There's nothing better than finger lickin' BBQ and tasty chili and drinking beer at a block party!

You get to taste and judge from over 40 teams competing from all around the state for over $5,000 in cash and prizes!

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

cold beer and mixed drinks from 3 full bars, badass bikes, and an all around good time, and this is the premier 2 day event festival of Central Florida you don't want to miss!


Gator Harley Davidson

1745 US Hwy 441, Leesburg, FL 34748


Firefighter Charity of Central Florida

Friday March17th - 4pm to 10pm

4PM - Bars & Vendors open

Beer Garden opens for Craft Beer sampling* (ticket required)

Food trucks open

Live music begins

6PM - Cornhole tournament registration opens

6:30PM - Cornhole tournament begins

Saturday March 18th - 10am to 6pm


The venue is free to attend.

Tickets for tasting and judging are starting at

$10 per guest.

Tickets available at the door.

Purchase advance tickets to reduce waiting in line

7am or earlier - Chili teams set up

7am - Backdraft Grill opens for breakfast

Bloody Marys & Breakfast specials

7:45am - (TEAMS) Chili Cook team meetings

8am - (TEAMS) Chili cooking begins

10am - Live Music - TO BE ANNOUNCED

11am - All bars open

11am - (TEAMS) Chicken turn in

11:30am - (TEAMS) Chili turn in for judges

Noon - Chili tasting open to the public - Taste & Judge (wristband required - )

Noon - (TEAMS) Pork ribs turn in

1pm - (TEAMS) Pork turn in

2pm - BBQ Pork tasting open to the public - Taste & Judge (wristband required)

1pm to 6pm - Live music TO BE ANNOUNCED

4pm - Chili  & BBQ winners announced

6pm - Remaining BBQ winners announced (if needed)


  • Friday Shamrockin Craft Beer

    Shamrockin Craft Beer Festival Ticket Enjoy samples of craft beer from local breweries, Irish food and food trucks, live music, cornhole, vendors, and Leesburg's St Patricks Block Party!

    From $15.00 to $30.00
    Sale ended
    • $30.00
    • $15.00
    • Saturday BBQ & Chili Tasting

      Saturday Tasting & Judge Ticket. Includes access to the competition field, tasting of chili and BBQ entries and judging.

      From $6.00 to $10.00
      Sale ended
      • $10.00
      • $6.00



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