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MARCH 27 & 28, 2020
VENICE AIRPORT
FESTIVAL GROUNDS
FREE ADMISSION
FREE PARKING

Merchandise & Food Concession

This is an application to participate, not a commitment on behalf of the event.

On behalf of the Suncoast Foundation for Handicapped Children, we would like to invite you to submit a request for the 11th annual Suncoast BBQ & Bluegrass Bash, which takes place Friday, March 27, 2020, and Saturday, March 28, 2020, at the Venice Airport Festival Grounds. The event is the No. 1 barbecue contest and bluegrass concert in Southwest Florida. With crowds reaching 22,000 people, we are seeking quality vendors who can meet the demands.

If you have any questions please contact us. If your request is approved and you are selected, you will receive an email notification.

Fees

Informational – $250
Merchandise – $300
Food & Beverage – $350

We will require the following: Picture of your unit and description of products or services being offered. For more information, contact Ed Taylor, (941) 315-8050.

Beverage Vending

The following categories have already been contracted out:

  • Beer & Wine
  • Water
  • Soda
  • Lemonade
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Food Vending

The following categories have already been contracted out:

  • BBQ
  • Hot Dogs/Hamburgers
  • Cheesesteaks/Sausage Sandwiches
  • Funnel Cakes
  • Pizza
  • Roasted Corn
  • Soft Serve Ice Cream
  • Homemade Ice Cream
Merchandise Vending

The following categories have already been contracted out:

  • Event Souvenirs
Informational Vending

The following categories have already been contracted out:

  • Outdoor Kitchens
  • Automobile Sales

Need a place to stay?

We have arranged discounted rates at area hotels when you use the code word “BBQ” while making your reservations. Please visit the Lodging page to learn more.

No charge for overnight Vendor RV parking (Friday and/or Saturday) – limited space available. All requests for overnight RV parking must be approved in advance by the event organizer. NOTE: No utilities provided – you will not have access to water/power at the area designated for Vendor RV parking.

Suncoast Foundation © 2019. All Rights Reserved.

Suncoast Foundation For Handicapped Children, Inc., is registered with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Registration #CH9820. Suncoast Foundation For Handicapped Children, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization and employs no contract solicitors and receives 100% of all contributions. A copy of this official registration and financial information may be obtained from the division of consumer services by calling toll-free 1-800-435-7452 within the state. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by the state.

Suncoast Foundation © 2019. All Rights Reserved.

Suncoast Foundation For Handicapped Children, Inc., is registered with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Registration #CH9820. Suncoast Foundation For Handicapped Children, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization and employs no contract solicitors and receives 100% of all contributions. A copy of this official registration and financial information may be obtained from the division of consumer services by calling toll-free 1-800-435-7452 within the state. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by the state.