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Grand Opening: Matchbox and Big Buns Damn Good Burgers

June 24 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until Jun 25, 2022

Thompson Hospitality is officially celebrating the opening of the Fort Lauderdale location of Big Buns Damn Good Burgers and Matchbox with a jam packed, festivity-filled weekend. Attendees can expect family-friendly entertainment; complimentary wine, beer and spirit tastings; prizes; branded swag and more! The good times will also benefit good causes as a percentage of each day’s revenue will benefit two different local charities; Kids in Distress and Cristo Rey Miami High School. Below is the schedule.

Friday, June 24
Charity Partner: Kids in Distress
● 4PM – 4:30PM Ribbon Cutting
● 4:30PM – Toast with Chamber Members
● 4:30PM – 12AM DJ Entertainment
● 4:30PM – 7:30PM Complimentary Wine Tasting
● 4:30PM – 7:30PM Complimentary Bells Beer Sampling with Bells Swag for any guest ordering a burger or bowl at Big Buns
● 6PM – 8PM – VIP Whiskey & Cigar Pairing on Matchbox patio
o Makers Mark product sampling + swag for all
o Barrel selection whiskies paired with hand rolled cigars for VIPS

Saturday, June 25
Charity Partner: Cristo Rey Miami High School
● 10AM – 3PM Brunch with DJ Entertainment
● 10AM – 3PM Wheatley Vodka Sampling with Matchbox swag
o Mobile bar with Wheatley Vodka and two Matchbox signature cocktails
o Batched cocktail product sampling, Wheatly Vodka sampling + swag for all guests
● 4PM – 9PM Wine Sampling for anyone (21+) joining for dinner
● 11AM – 7:30PM Complimentary Bells Beer Sampling and Bells Swag for any guest ordering a burger of bowl at Big Buns
● 12PM – 4PM Face Painting

WHEN/WHERE: Located alongside one another in the bustling Las Olas area, Fort Lauderdale’s premier hub for socializing, dining and entertainment on the New River, these concepts boast some of the best waterfront views the city has to offer. Matchbox and Big Buns are located at 221 SW 1st Avenue in Fort Lauderdale. This grand celebration will be taking place throughout the weekend of Friday, June 24 from 4PM-12AM & Saturday from 10AM – 4PM.


June 24
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm


221 SW 1st Avenue CU-1
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 United States
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(954) 751-5959
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