Pickin' Picnic

Pickin' Picnic

Pickin' Picnic 2017

Pickin' Picnic combines regional bands, top-rated food trucks, and local craft beer into one big, FREE, family-friendly celebration. Bring your blankets, lawn chairs, and pets on a leash, and enjoy this fantastic day on the Riverwalk overlooking the Manatee River.

The best part? Admission is FREE!

Let us know you'll be there on our Facebook event page!

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When & Where


Saturday, May 6, 2017
1–9 p.m.


FREE to attend!


Bradenton Riverwalk Event Pavilion
452 3rd Ave. W. Bradenton, FL 34205
Click here for a map

We ❤ our Sponsors & Partners

Food Trucks

The Spot Tacos & More — Fresh, made-to-order, authentic tacos, tostadas and more.
Dashing Dingo Pizza Co. — Handmade, wood-fired pizza in two minutes.
Traveling Kitchen TK Grille — Featuring a traditional menu, with a signature Latin-style pulled pork.
Chefs2u — A variety of chef-inspired, culinary experiences.
B's Cool Treats — Premium frozen treats and ice cream.
Cafe Brule — A mobile torchery and coffee roaster.

Craft Breweries

3 Keys Brewing & Eatery — A small batch brewery and family-friendly eatery featuring a weekly evolving selection of handcrafted beers and interesting food.
Darwin Brewing Company & Tap Room — Brewers of culinary-inspired ales and lagers evolved from native flavors of Florida and Latin America.
Motorworks Brewing — Bradenton's first craft brewery, home to Florida's largest Beer Garden, live music, 30 craft beers on tap, wine, cocktails & food.
Naughty Monk Brewery — A Belgian beer-inspired craft brewery and tasting room.

Artisan Vendors

Alcover Massage — On-site massage, as well as soaps and bath products.
The Babe Cave Studio — Eclectic, handmade jewelry.
Jack Squire Supply Co. — Jewelry and hard-to-find vintage items.
Rusty Crickett's — Clothes and unique household items, like signs and candles.
Clothesline Creative — On-site, custom screen-printed t-shirts.
Akiko Graphics — Face painting, henna tattoos, and hair flairs.

Band Lineup (1–9 p.m.)

All Day Tuck
5:30–6:30 p.m.

Combining acoustic melodies, warm string patterns, and rocking back beat rhythm, All Day Tuck keeps the listeners asking for more.

Applebutter Express
8–9 p.m.

The Applebutter Express is a truly unique outfit that blends Americana roots with a funky groove that can only be described as infectious.

6:45–7:45 p.m.

With a four-piece outfit they bring soul, blues, country and folk together in a powerful way.

Hail Dale
4:15–5:15 p.m.

A three-piece rock 'n roll band from Sarasota, Florida, mixing elements of garage, southern rock, country and blues.

Kristopher James
2–2:45 p.m.

Alt-folk troubadour Kristopher James channels the balanced line of life, love, doubts and hopes into "...captivating music loaded with soft, acoustic guitar tunes and stunning vocals..."

Lauris Vidal
3–4 p.m.

Lauris has invented his own signature brand of “kitchen sink beat blues."