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Matlacha BBQ restaurant hosting free block party

Posted at 12:34 PM, Feb 11, 2023
and last updated 2023-02-11 12:34:50-05

MATLACHA, Fla. — The owner of That BBQ Place on Matlacha is hosting a free block party for the community tonight.

John Petrus helped feed the Matlacha community for nearly three months following Hurricane Ian. Now, he's inviting everyone back for a night of fun.

The Matlacha block party starts at 5 p.m. and goes until 9 tonight.

There will be free BBQ food and live music. Guests are asked to bring lawn chairs.

Free parking will be available at Matlacha Community Park.