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Events in Venice, FL

CANCELED: Suncoast BBQ & Bluegrass Bash

  • Date: 03/27/2020 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM  
  • Location: Venice Airport Festival Grounds

In light of the risk of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the City of Venice has canceled all special events through May 1,2020.

This event will be postponed to a date to be announced.


March 27-28 at the Airport Festival Grounds

Free admission and parking

Friday, March 27: TGIF PARTY

5 p.m. The Swinging Bridge Bluegrass Band, Kids ParkCorn Toss ContestOld Town SaloonVintage Car & Truck ShowFish Fry Dinner

Barbecue and other food and drink available for purchase

Friday, March 28: PROFESSIONAL BBQ COOKOFF, 11 a.m.


  • 11 a.m. The Swinging Bridge
  • 12: 15 p.m. Russell Moore & III Tyme Out
  • 1:30 p.m. The Grascals
  • 2:45 p.m. The Lonesome River Band
  • 4 p.m. Appalachian Jam
  • 4:30 p.m. Dueling Banjos
  • 4:45 p.m. Tribute to the Circle of Angels


  • 11 a.m. Public Sampling by Ticket
  • 11 a.m. People’s Choice Competition
  • Noon Celebrity Judging


  • Noon Double Eliminate Play with Awards to Follow


  • Kid’s Corral
  • Public Safety Exhibits
  • General Store
  • Old Town Saloon & Back Porch
  • Classics of the Past Exhibit
  • Awards Presentation

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