Fri, Mar 17|
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
A fundraiser to help local Firefighters in time of crisisMarch 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!
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
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