The only rib festival of its kind in New York State, this Rochester rib fest is your chance to sample a wide variety of barbecue styles and specialties prepared by Rib Masters from across the USA (and Canada!). Each Rib Master brings a unique style of preparation and a full menu of specialty items and world famous side orders. Succulent ribs, BBQ chicken, beef brisket and pulled pork are enjoyed by all! 

Hours & Admission

Plenty of covered seating and picnic space is provided for your comfort. Children 12 and under are free. All musical entertainment is free with your paid admission.

Will-Call tickets can be picked up at the front gate.

Thursday, July 10 11:30am-10pm Lunchtime Admission is Free, $10 after 3pm
Friday, July 11 11:30am-10pm Lunchtime Admission is Free, $10 after 3pm
Saturday, July 12 11:30am-10pm Lunchtime Admission is Free, $10 after 3pm
Sunday, July 13 11:30am-9pm Lunchtime Admission is Free, $10 after 3pm




Meals On Wheels V.I.P. Party Tent Pass

Just $49.50 (discounted for groups of 15 or more!)  A portion of proceeds go directly to the Rochester chapter of Visiting Nurse Service Meals On Wheels PLUS! your VIP Pass includes, admission to the festival and entry to the private V.I.P. Tent with an all-you-can-eat BBQ buffet with all the fixins', dedicated cash bar and premium stage side viewing. More Info

Purchase advance tickets online and at the House of Guitars, Record Archive and The Bop Shop

Host a Group V.I.P.!

Bring your clients, co-workers, friends, or family to the most entertaining, stress-free BBQ picnic in the Meals On Wheels V.I.P. Tent. Pair delicious All-You-Can-Eat BBQ, and a smoking hot entertainment line-up in one of Monroe County’s finest parks for a unique party like no other! 

Plan your event here!

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