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Sunday, April 7, 2019

The 9th Annual BBQ, Bands & Brew was a total success!

*Save the Date: 10th Annual BBQ, Bands & Brew Sunday April 7, 2019*

The ninth annual BBQ, Bands and Brews fundraiser was a huge success, with the help of generous supporters in the local community. Over 10,000 people attended the event to enjoy the live music, food from 10 local food vendors and activities for the whole family. 100 percent of the funds raised from the event will allow Lee BIA Builders Care to continue their mission and vital work in the local community, providing emergency repairs and construction services at no cost to elderly, disabled and economically disadvantaged homeowners who are unable to obtain repairs through traditional means.

Centennial Park – Downtown Fort Myers

2000 W First Street, Fort Myers, Florida

Purchase your tickets at the gate or call ahead to reserve your tickets today!

CALL (239) 938-0056

Please note, reserved tickets must be picked up in advance at the Lee BIA Builders Care headquarters:

  • 6835 International Center Blvd. #4, Fort Myers, FL 33912

  • Monday – Friday

  • 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Click here for directions

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.

All proceeds from BBQ, Bands & Brew will support the work of Lee BIA Builders Care, a non-profit organization that provides emergency construction services at no cost to needy and deserving elderly and/or disabled homeowners and their families in Lee County, Florida.

Sponsorship Opportunities coming to you soon!

2019 Entertainment

Band Lineup coming soon!

Call (239)938-0056
Email BBQ@bia.net

2018 Vendors - stay tuned for 2019 Vendors!

Who will be named 2019 Best BBQ in town?

We’re always in search for the best BBQ in Southwest Florida! Food vendors at BBQ, Bands & Brew are invited to participate. VIP judges and local celebrities will give awards, and event attendees will vote for the People’s Choice Award.

Congratulations to Our 2018 BBQ Competition Winners:

Thank You our 2018 Sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor

Beverage Partners

Media Partners

Promotions Partner


Where is the event? 2018-12-14T13:49:37+00:00

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

Where is parking for the event? 2018-12-14T19:03:15+00:00

General admission parking is available throughout downtown Fort Myers. The designated parking lots will have signage.

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? 2017-12-27T16:49:44+00:00

No umbrellas, animals or coolers will be allowed. However, we do encourage you to bring a folding chair or blanket for seating on the lawn.

Is food included with admission price? 2018-12-14T19:03:49+00:00

No. We will have a variety of restaurants and other vendors selling food.

Will there be alcohol? 2018-12-14T14:48:58+00:00

Yes. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. Soda and water will also be available for purchase.

How much is admission? 2018-12-14T13:51:03+00:00

Please stay tuned for admission price.

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? 2017-12-27T16:55:32+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, elderly and disabled homeowners.