Enjoy planes, tunes, and BBQ featuring War Hippies band in Tavares

TAVARES, Fla. — Spring is just around the corner, and “America’s Seaplane City” will hold an event in Central Florida.


Guests can enjoy a savory barbecue at the City of Tavares’ Annual Planes, Tunes, and BBQ on Friday, March 1, and Saturday, March 2.

The family-friendly festivities at Wooton Park will include live music from Kings County and Reece and a selection of food and merchandise. The event will be from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

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On Saturday, seaplane pilots will compete in flying competitions at the Seaplane-A-Palooza. Keep your eyes peeled for the crowd’s favorite “melon bomb drop.”

There will also be an aerobatic air show featuring professional aerobatic pilots at 2:30 p.m. and a live drone show around 8 p.m.

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Live music on Saturday will feature Dallas Tyler, the J Alan Six Band, The Weathered Souls, and the War Hippies.

Seating for the events is limited, and bringing a blanket or chair is encouraged.

Parking is available in the parking garage at Sinclair Avenue.

Admission to the events are free.

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