Upcoming Event: 6th Annual Suncoast BBQ Bluegrass Bash

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An annual fundraiser providing help for the Suncoast Foundation of Handicapped Children, the Suncoast BBQ & Bluegrass Bash is a great event. You will discover all types of fun at the event including a BBQ contest, Kids Park, cornhole and much more. Here's what you can enjoy at this great event.

Events and Contests

The festival includes multiple events and contest, such as:

  • BBQ Contest
  • Kids Park
  • Sporting Clays
  • Dessert Bake-Off
  • Chili Cook-off
  • Cornhole Tournament
  • And More!

You can compete or just enjoy samples of the food in each of the contests. The event will also include a Bargain Barn, Community Corner and an Outdoor Living area full of great exhibits.

An Afternoon of Bluegrass

You can also enjoy plenty of bluegrass music from top artists at the event. Some of the performers include:

  • The Claire Lynch Band
  • The Boxcars
  • Flatt Lonesome
  • And More!

The International Bluegrass Music Association named the lineup as the Best in Bluegrass Music for 2015.


The event will be held on Saturday, April 18th from 10am to 7pm. It will start with the gates opening at 10am and tasting for the food contests will begin at 11am. Flatt Lonesome will perform at 12pm and a Celebrity culinary Demo will happen at 12:30pm.

The event continues with the Cornhole Tournament kicking off at 1pm and the Claire Lynch Band taking the stage at 1:15pm. The Boxcars will perform at 2:30pm and the Smokin Iron Chef will be at 3:30pm.

Plenty of fun will be happening and you won't want to miss it. The event is free to enjoy and you won't even need to pay for parking. Donations are welcome and appreciated.

Along with the main event, there will be a Kick Off Party on Friday with live music, a fish fry, hot air balloon rides and more.

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