6th Annual Big Bad BBQ Bash on the Water


Join us for the 6th Annual Big Bad BBQ Bash on the water benefiting Special Olympics Florida on Saturday, September 7th in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale. Last year, more than 700 attendees raised over $50,000 for the 6,500 athletes and 23 year-round sports belonging to Special Olympics Florida. This year, the event will be even bigger and better at our new location in Esplanade Park in Fort Lauderdale with beautiful views of the New River.

Attendees will enjoy all-you-can-eat BBQ, drinks, live music, Water Taxi tours, raffles, local vendors, social networking, and meet Special Olympics athletes- all benefitting a great cause!  VIP ticket holders will also enjoy a private area with upscale BBQ specialties from local favorite restaurants (The Balcony, Bo’s Pub, Bo’s Beach, VALE, Twisted Pig), all-you-can drink specialty beers (Tarpon River, Abita), desserts, a seating area close to the water and 20 raffle tickets.

Synergy Twin Jeff Neil will be performing throughout the event as the Big City Dogs classic rock band.


General Admission tickets are $55 presale and $65 at the door. VIP tickets are $125. Promotional codes are available for Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale Members, Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce Members and Florida Design and Construction Professionals.

Tickets may be purchased online via: https://bigbadbbqbash.com/

Note: This event is rain or shine. No outside food or beverages permitted. Tickets are non-refundable.

More information

Visit and Like the Big Bad BBQ Bash Facebook page: www.facebook.com/BigBadBBQBash/

Benefitting: Special Olympics Florida

Hosted By: Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale

Presented By: Danto Builders, Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce – Women’s Council, Florida Design and Construction Professionals and Easy 93.1

Please contact [email protected] with any questions or for more information.

For more information on Sponsorships and Auction Items, please visit: www.BigBadBBQBash.com.


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Date(s) - 09/07/2019
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Esplanade Park 400 SW Second St, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33312