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13th Annual Pigz in Z’Hills BBQ & Blues Festival

January 14 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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$5 – $8
Pigz in Zhills BBQ Blues 2023

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:, The Laker/Lutz News, Pasco News Publications, Tampa Bay Times, Zephyrhills Free Press, and Tampa Type & Print.

For more information visit, call (813) 782-1913 or visit our Pigz in Z’Hills BBQ & Blues Facebook Page.


January 14
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
$5 – $8
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Zephyrhills Municipal Airport
5200 Airport Road
Zephyrhills, FL 33542 United States
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