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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!

2020 Sponsorship Opportunities
2020 Food Vendor Application
2020 Non-Food Vendor Application

Centennial Park – Downtown Fort Myers

2000 West First Street Fort Myers, FL 33901

Purchase your tickets at the gate or contact our office to reserve your tickets today!

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!

2019 Entertainment

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Chasing Dallas

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The Echo

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Deb & The Dynamics

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Bite the Bullet

2019 BBQ Competition Winners

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1st Place – Cody Kichline and Nick La Rosa

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2nd Place – Chad Fisher and Andrew Glore

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3rd Place – Tyler and Shaun Wade

Thank you to our 2019 Vendors!

Special Thank You to our  2019 Sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor

Major & Official Sponsors

Supporting Sponsors

Media Partners

Beverage Partners

Promotions Partner

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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 Ticketing 2019-01-28T18:06:41+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.