Mark your calendars! MIDFLORIDA Event Center will partner with Budweiser and Southern Eagle Distributing to present the Port St. Lucie Country Music Tribute Bacon and BBQ Festival on October 8-9. Boasting a lineup of nine national country music tribute bands, bacon and barbecue, country and western vendors, a kids’ zone and more, the weekend-long event promises fun. for the whole family.
The outdoor festivities kick off at 11 a.m. on October 8 with the following bands: Wide Open: The Jason Aldean Experience; Beer for my horses: the Toby Keith Tribute Show; The ultimate Tim McGraw tribute show; and Pirate Flag: Kenny Chesney Tribute Band.
Beginning at noon on October 9, catch concerts by the following bands: Country Stars Tribute to Shania Twain; Walk the Line: Tribute to Johnny Cash; Country Stars Tribute to Garth Brooks; and “All My Rowdy Friends” The Ultimate Hank Williams Jr. Tribute.
Throughout the weekend, The Sweeney Boys, a country comedy revue, will entertain the crowd with its family-friendly hilarity. To fuel the fun, a range of food trucks and vendors will be on hand with bacon, barbecue and Southern-style cuisine. For a little retail therapy, vendors from across Florida will showcase their wares, including art, jewelry, apparel, unique gifts, and crafts.
The festival will also include an area dedicated to children, with a giant Jenga game, a corn hole, an inflatable baseball diamond, an obstacle course, a climbing slide, a petting zoo, and more.
Tickets are $12 per day. Customers can also purchase a two-day ticket for $20. Children 12 and under are free. Parking is free. Tickets are on sale now here or at the MIDFLORIDA Event Center box office, 9221 SE Event Center Place, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tickets can also be purchased by calling 800-514-3849.