Back Bay Bash Benefits the Florida Helps Foundation

Bootleggers is hosting the Back Bay Bash on Saturday November 14th to benefit the Florida Helps Foundation and the PADLS Program (People with Autism and Disabilities Learn to Swim). The event will take place in the Bootleggers parking lot all located at Salty Sam's Marina (2200 Main St. Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931).


Bash Layout

The BACK BAY BASH hopes to attract not only local Lee and neighboring County patrons, but also attendees from the Miami and Tampa areas and across the State. We aim to attract a significant number of weekend visitors to enjoy our event and take advantage of hotel discount packages to visit and enjoy the wide range of activities, restaurants, and retail shops that Fort Myers Beach and the neighboring areas in Lee County have to offer! The Back Bay Bash is a “Hybrid Festival” event that caters to both Families and the “Music Festival” crowd. A range of activities, attractions, and other features will be offered for kids at our KIDZ ZONE, including a supervised play and activities area for autistic and special needs kids (our Charity’s focus). Our “Awareness Alley” will host tables for Service Providers that work for families with autistic & special needs kids. And, we’ll have another table area for our Sponsors and various regional merchants. Plus, we’ll have a KIDZ ZONE during the day with a great array of attractions for kids of ALL ages … Bay boat rides, Pirate ship cruise, Fashion Show, silent auction, 50/50 raffles, and much more! At 4 pm, we will transition to a more adult-oriented music festival environment. Music acts will now target this adult crowd, with this year's theme being "REGGAE & TROP ROCK" featuring local bands that excel in these music genres. Our "Hybrid Festival" approach will provide the broadest appeal to festival goers, encouraging the largest possible enjoyment from our SWFL residents and visitors alike, helping us raise significant funds for our PADLS Program and our non-profit partners … The Tabarrini Foundation and Blue Crayonz.