Friday, April 26, 6pm – 10pm • Saturday, April 27, 11am – 10pm
Smoke on the Water Barbecue Competition and Music Festival returns to downtown Fort Myers on April 26th and 27th! Enjoy tasty barbecue, rocking tunes, and fun for the whole family! Don’t miss this Florida Barbecue Associate sanctioned event, featuring cook teams from all over the South competing for a chance to win.
Music line up coming soon!
Your GA ticket includes admission to the event, does not include other purchases.
GA Tickets available for purchase at event entrances.
Do we have to pay to get in?
Admission is a $1 donation fee. Food, drink, and merchandise is not included. VIP tickets are available for Saturday only, and include a free meal, 3 free drink tickets, access to VIP seating area, and a Smoke on the Water t-shirt! Go VIP
Where can we park for the event?
Parking is available throughout downtown Fort Myers. Scroll down to find more information on parking, lodging, and directions.
Will the trolley bring me there?
What is prohibited from bringing to the event?
Is the food free?
Are pets allowed?
Yes, pets on leashes are allowed! Pigs encouraged.
I-75 from the north:
Exit 141 West (Palm Beach Blvd) into downtown Fort Myers, where Palm Beach turns into First St., turn right on Bay St. and follow to Edwards Dr.
I-75 from the south:
Exit 138 West (Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.) to downtown Fort Myers. Turn right on Monroe St., follow to Edwards Dr.
From US Hwy 41: Northbound
Exit at Historic District McGregor Blvd, east (right turn).
From US Hwy 41: Southbound
First exit off the Caloosahatchee Bridge to left on Heitman Street, left on First St., right on Edwards.
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All sales are final. There are no refunds or exchanges on tickets except for cancelled events that are not rescheduled. SBDAC does not offer refunds on purchased ticket. In rare circumstances when a performance may be cancelled (due to extreme weather, artist absence, or other unavoidable situations) we offer refunds or replacement tickets for another performance.