Come one, come all: Battle of the Beards at Wall Street Plaza!

by

comment

sel-17-sun-beardsjpg

Sunday, June 17 – Battle of the Beards

2-8 p.m.

Wall Street Plaza

Wall and Court streets

battleofthebeards.net

$10

Ever been told you’ve got a sweet ’stache’? This is your chance to show off those luscious facial locks, as Wall Street Plaza hosts a Battle of the Beards contest to find Orlando’s coolest mustaches and beards. Teams from local bars and businesses with the most impressive beards will vie for a shiny plaque, website promo and, most importantly, some serious bragging rights. No worries, though, beardos can enter the contest solo – “short, medium, fleshy, scary,” as described on the event website. Judging categories include Best ’Stache, Best Beard and Best Grooming, along with, we can’t forget, Best Lady Beard (you can’t hog all the hair, gentlemen). Live music, vendors, local artists and comedy spots round out the day, while a portion of ticket sales benefit the Getaboard Foundation, which helps at-risk kids through action sports. Sounds like a hairball of burly, furry fun – if, you know, that’s what you’re into. – Eleanor Roy

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at feedback@orlandoweekly.com.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club for as little as $5 a month.