The 9th Annual Tampa Pig Jig on the River comes to Curtis Hixon Park this fall

Barbecue and booze to benefit NephCure Kidney International.

click to enlarge The 9th Annual Tampa Pig Jig on the River comes to Curtis Hixon Park this fall

Time to claim your ticket for the 9th Annual Tampa Pig Jig, which will be hosted at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park from 1-10 p.m. on Saturday, October 19.

The annual fundraiser event benefits NephCure Kidney International, the only nonprofit organization committed to supporting research, improving treatment and finding a cure for the debilitating kidney disease, Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) and Nephrotic Syndrome.

Over the past 8 years, Tampa Pig Jig has raised more than $4 million dollars. 

General admission gets attendees entry to the event and allows them to purchase food and brews at individual vendors. Beer + BBQ tickets include unlimited craft beer and barbecue sampling from 2-5 p.m. VIP tickets include a VIP tent which serves up complimentary food and four drinks of their choice.

The Pig Jig will hist live music, a corporate BBQ competition, drinks and games for the entire family. 

Live music will be provided by country artist Jake Owen, LANCO and indie-rock band Dr. Dog, with more soon to be announced.

General admission tickets are $25, $50 for Beer + BBQ tickets, $125 VIP tickets, and kids 12 and under get in free. 

These tickets are prone to selling out in advance, but if any are leftover, tickets day of the event for general admission are $40, and $150 for VIP. For tickets, visit

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