Heads up, Bradenton! The Linger Lodge is pulling out all the stops for its 1-year reopening anniversary. Scheduled for Saturday, August 5th, from 1 pm to 4 pm, this event promises good food, fun activities, and live music. It’s the perfect way to spend a summer afternoon.
The Lodge will have its smoker fired up, serving up favorites like Gator Ribs, Cheshire Pulled Pork, and more. If you’re in a hurry, you can grab a take-out meal with all the southern fixin’s.
But the party isn’t just about food. There’ll be drinks, music, and even a few prizes. The first 50 kids will get goodie bags, and a few lucky guests might snag a $25 gift card, a T-shirt, a hat, or other fun prizes.
Tyler Butler from “Out and About Sarasota” will be on scene with his high energy and adventurous spirit, and Justin Matthews from “Matthew’s Wildlife Rescue” will join the party, bringing along some wild guests to entertain attendees. Plus, Jeff Hughes is ready to get everyone on their feet with his lively music that will have you singing, dancing, and joining in.
About the Linger Lodge
The Linger Lodge isn’t just a restaurant—it’s a piece of Old Florida history. Situated on the Braden River, the restaurant is easily accessible by car, bike, or even boat. The walls are adorned with a collection of some of the most unique taxidermy you’ll ever see, giving it a unique and unforgettable charm.
First established in 1945 as a fishing and canoeing campground, the Linger Lodge has transformed into a favorite local dining spot and RV park. It’s a place where you can unwind, enjoy some great food, and take in beautiful river views.
The Lodge’s menu is a hit with locals and tourists alike, offering Florida staples like grouper, alligator, frog legs, smoked meats & seafood, and much more. So whether you’re a foodie or just a lover of good, hearty meals, the Linger Lodge has something for you.
The Linger Lodge is located at 7205 85th St Ct E, Bradenton, FL 34202. They’re open Wednesday through Sunday from 11:30 am to 9 pm. When you stop by and visit (and we hope you will!) be sure to tell them you heard about it on Discover Bradenton!