Southern Draft Horse Pull at 12 noon (Two weight classes lightweights (3400lbs and under) and heavyweights Quilt Show ALL day live entertainment food vendors blacksmith model trains demonstrations all museum buildings open with docents many in time period attire And more! Share this:… Read More
For nearly a year, the Gulf Archaeology Research Institute team has been excavating the grounds around Chinsegut Hill layer by layer to offer us a glimpse into the lives of indigenous peoples, enslaved people, and early settlers. Archaeologist Gary Ellis has more than 40 years of experience and has contributed… Read More
Get your mermaid tails ready… we are approaching the Florida Mermaid Trail Festival and Mobile Mural Unveiling happening on February 11th! Bring the kids out for a day of family-friendly fun. Read More
Embark on a nature walk through the grounds and trails of Chinsegut Hill Historic Site with Jim Davis, Director of the University of Florida’s IFAS Multi-County Extension, from 10 a.m. to noon on Jan. 18, Feb. 15, or March 22. The 2-hour hike covers the uneven and hilly ground around Chinsegut Hill. This… Read More
Are you tired of the medical merry-go-round? Learn about a variety of local businesses and organizations that provide information, services, goods, and demonstrations of ways to enhance your health holistically at the First Annual Nature Coast Holistic Health Expo. Guest speakers will teach about mind shifting, medical marijuana, nutrition, and… Read More
Three Day Musical Weekend Under The Stars For All Ages. Blues Bash at the Ranch came about after the success of Camping with the Blues, held at Florida Sand Music Ranch in October each year. Greg Herndon and Paul Benjamin felt another blues festival would be the perfect addition to the ranch and… Read More
The Sound of Music, in collaboration with The Law Office of Paul H Nessler Jr, P.A., Karen E. Leonardo, Attorney at Law, will be performed by the Live Oak Theatre Mainstage from March 17 through April 2. The Sound of Music is a musical with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by… Read More
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13th Annual Pigz in Z’Hills BBQ & Blues Festival
January 14 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
The Greater Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce proudly invites BBQ and Blues enthusiasts to drive-in or fly-in to the 13th Annual Pigz in Z’Hills BBQ and Blues Festival held at the Zephyrhills Municipal Airport, located at 39421 South Avenue in Zephyrhills, on January 13th from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and on January 14th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The Pigz in Z’Hills BBQ and Blues Festival has come a long way in the 13 years since its inception and we are excited to announce the continuation of the very popular Kidz Grillin’ Competition to Friday’s festivities from 5-9 p.m. Through community donations and sponsorships from Sonny’s BBQ, Bahr’s Propane Gas & AC, Home Depot, and Chick- fil-A Zephyrhills, the first 30 youth registered can compete for free while being mentored by local Pit Masters. There is a limit of 30 Kidz Competitors this year.
Parking is free at the venue and admission is $5 per adult and children under 42” will be free. Attendees on Friday night can opt for an $8 ticket which gives them admission on Saturday as well.
Live Blues Friday Night and All-Day Saturday
The AdventHealth Stage will be alive on Friday night from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. featuring a crowd favorites; Chuck Riley’s All-Stars and Paul Correia and The Sandspurs.
Saturday’s impressive line-up of blues music features headliner Mark Shane, Snake Farm Band, RJ Howson and Doug Deming and the Jewel Tones. Bring your lawn chairs for at-home comfort as you listen to amazing blues from 11 a.m. through 5:45 p.m.
Enter the Cornhole Tournaments Friday and Saturday
The Cornhole Tourney starts at 6 pm on Friday night with a $250 purse and continues with a Saturday Tourney that includes 2-player team- double elimination tournaments in two divisions: The ‘Well-Seasoned Division’ is for more-skilled competitors. The entry fee is $40 per team and will have a total payout of $500 as well as 1st, 2nd & 3rd place trophies, starting at 11:00 a.m. The ‘Still-Marinating Division’ is available for recreational competitors, starts at 2 p.m. and is a $20 entry per team. Prizes include 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place trophies. The Cornhole Tourneys are held at 39421 South Avenue, Zephyrhills. Click here for details on entering!
BBQ, Vendors, Live Blues and a Kidz Zone
In addition to the barbecue, great vendors, and live blues music, the Kidz Zone will entertain with face painting, arts & crafts, and games provided by the East Pasco Family YMCA.
The Zephyrhills Museum of Military History located across the street will be open for visitors to enjoy this impressive and unique collection of memorabilia and information.
The OneBlood Mobile unit will be on site for blood donations. All donors will receive free admission and a wellness checkup including blood pressure, temperature, iron count, and cholesterol screening!
The Festival is presented by the Greater Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce and is a “Experience Florida’s Sports Coast” event in partnership with the City of Zephyrhills and Zephyrhills Municipal Airport, Suncoast Credit Union, PuroClean, AdventHealth Zephyrhills, American Infrastructure Development, Accident Attorney Kevin L. Sullivan, Sonny’s BBQ, SouthState Bank, Bahr’s Propane Gas & AC, Chick-fil-A Zephyrhills, Golden Corral, Jarrett Ford, BEARCOM, JJ Taylor Distributing, EZ Clean Car Wash, and Florida Trailer Solutions. Advertising Partners include: NatureCoaster.com, The Laker/Lutz News, Pasco News Publications, Tampa Bay Times, Zephyrhills Free Press, and Tampa Type & Print.
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