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Fri, Mar 17



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

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

Time & Location

Mar 17, 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

    From $15.00 to $30.00

    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

    Price option

    3/17/23 Adult Ticket (All incl



  • Saturday BBQ & Chili Tasting

    From $6.00 to $10.00

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

    From $6.00 to $10.00

    Price option

    3/18 Adult BBQ & Chili Tasting





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