A Fundraiser to Benefit Lee BIA Builders Care

Builders Care is the non‐profit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association. It’s mission is to provide emergency construction services at no cost to needy and deserving elderly and/or disabled homeowners, and their families, who cannot obtain repairs through traditional means. 100% of proceeds from BBQ, Bands & Brew will support the work of Lee BIA Builders Care!

Visit www.leebuilderscare.org to learn more!

2023 Sponsorship Opportunities
2023 Non-Food Vendor Application

Centennial Park – Downtown Fort Myers

2000 West First Street Fort Myers, FL 33901



Purchase your tickets at the gate!

Call (239)938-0056
Email BBQ@bia.net
  • 6835 International Center Blvd. #4, Fort Myers, FL 33912

  • Monday – Friday

  • 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Click here for directions

fun & games for the whole family!

2022 BBQ Competition Winners

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2022 Musical Entertainment

THE COLLECTIVE- 11 am to 12:30 pm

DEB & THE DYNAMICS- 1 pm to 2:30 pm

ROCKER- 3 pm to 4:30 pm 

HAT TRICK- 5 pm to 6 pm


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Join us for an ACL Regulation Double elimination cornhole tournament. Managed by Cornhole Life in SWFL.

Cost is $25 per team (2 player team)

There will be cash prizes!! $400 for First place team and $100 for Second place.


Participants can also register for the cornhole tournament at the event from 11 am to 12 noon. The tournament will begin at 12 noon.

General Admission to the 11th Annual BBQ Bands & Brew event is required. Admission is $10 and Children 12 & under are free.

For more information, please call 239-938-0056 


Special Thank You to our 2022 Sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor

Major & Official Sponsors

Media Partners

Supporting Sponsors

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Where is the event?2019-01-28T18:07:48+00:00

The event is held at Centennial Park in the historic Fort Myers River District.
The address is: 2000 W First St, Fort Myers, FL 33901.

Can we bring coolers?2017-12-27T16:49:09+00:00

No. Due to liability and other event issues, no coolers will be allowed.

What is prohibited from being taken into the event?2019-01-28T18:24:06+00:00

No umbrellas, animals or coolers/alcohol will be allowed. However, we do encourage you to bring a folding chair or blanket for seating on the lawn! Security will be present during the event and rules will be enforced at all times.

What is included with admission price?2019-01-28T18:10:33+00:00

General admission includes entry beginning at 11am, live music and a variety of children’s activities. Food and beer is not included with admission and will be sold separately.

Alcohol and ID Requirements?2019-01-28T18:18:01+00:00

Alcohol (beer and wine only) will be available for purchase during the event. You must be 21 or over to consume alcohol and have your photo ID ready at the gate.  Wristbands for those 21+ will be given at entry and you will NOT be able to purchase alcohol without a wristband. Soda and water will also be available for purchase.

Event Hours and Ticketing2019-01-28T18:06:41+00:00

The event will be held from 11:00am-6:00pm. Tickets are $10 and Children 12 & under are Free.

How can we pay for tickets?2018-12-14T13:51:49+00:00

Tickets can be purchased at the gate. Cash sales only. An ATM will be available on site outside the entrance. You can also call to reserve your tickets and pick them up in advance at the Lee BIA/Builders Care offices by calling (239) 938-0056.

Who puts on this event?2019-01-28T18:08:48+00:00

The event organizers are Lee Building Industry Association Builders Care program. All proceeds will benefit the non-profit organization, Lee BIA Builders Care, in providing emergency construction services to needy and deserving, elderly and disabled homeowner, and their families at no cost.