Published: Mar 30, 2012 3:00 PM EDT
Updated: Mar 30, 2012 4:07 PM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla. - BBQ, Bands & Brew is back for another year in Fort Myers.

Sample some of the best in local BBQ April 1st at the Lee County Alliance for the Arts. Local barbecue vendors and restaurants will fight to be named the Best BBQ in town.

In addition to the food, local bands will play throughout the day and games will be provided for the families to enjoy.  This year’s event also includes a petting zoo and local vendors. 

The event also benefits Builders Care, the non-profit arm of the Lee Building Industry Association.  The event raised $16,000 the first year and $29,000 in 2011.  They are hoping to raise even more this year.

Alliance for the Arts is on the corner of McGregor Blvd. and Colonial Blvd.

BBQ, Bands, & Brew is Sunday, April 1st from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Admission is $10 for adults and is Free for Children 12 and under.  Parking is also free.

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