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March 10, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Date: Saturday, March 10
Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Estero Chamber of Commerce hosts the 15th Annual“Celebrate Estero” expo at Miromar Outlets. This free, family-friendly event offers children’s activities, info booths from the Estero business community, a Cool Cruisers of Southwest Florida auto show and first responder vehicle and equipment displays including a firetruck, an ambulance and tactical vehicles from the Lee County Sheriff’s Department.
The main event is always the annual Chili and Rib Cook-Off, judged by Estero dignitaries and “celebrities.” Celebrate Estero attendees also get to vote for the People’s Choice Award. Each year, Estero Fire Rescue organizes this friendly competition, and the Estero Fire Commissioners serve up Commissioner Jim Mendolera’s famous “Firehouse Chili” recipe from his days as a firefighter in Cleveland and Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
Anyone can enter the competition for chili, ribs or both. Teams are asked to donate their proceeds to a charitable cause. There’s also a prize for the best booth display.
Celebrate Estero offers activities, demonstrations, raffle drawings, fun and food for the entire family!