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Ribfest Updates Security and Bag Policy

As part of the Security Guidelines for Ribfest, the list of items that are permitted inside has changed.

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Become a Volunteer at Kalamazoo Ribfest 2018

Anyone who is interested in volunteering can sign up here and can pick out their time slot for the event to help.

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Rev Run Ribfest 2017
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Specialty Vendors

Kalamazoo Ribfest is more than just the world's more amazing ribs. Check out some other vendors to expect when you come to Ribfest 2018.

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2018 Ribfest Entertainment

Announcing the entertainment lineup for the 2018 Kalamazoo Ribfest!

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Kalamazoo Ribfest Tickets

Ribfest hours:
Thursday 11 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 11 am - 12:30 am
Saturday 11 am - 12:30 am

Entry into Ribfest:
Free every day before 4 pm
$10 every day after 4 pm
Children 12 and under (with an adult) are always free of charge

VIP Tickets ($50 for Friday or Saturday night):
VIP ticket includes VIP entry to skip the lines, and access to the VIP tent with prime concert viewing (chairs available on first come basis), VIP beer trailer, Rib Bucks for food, a drink ticket, and luxury bathroom trailer...

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How Grand Funk Railroad Rocked Kalamazoo Ribfest 2017 + Meet and Greet Photos

Friday night at Kalamazoo Ribfest was unseasonably cool but great Michigan rock-n-roll heated up the night. Here's a look at how Grand Funk Railroad rocked Ribfest.

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Best Ribs in Kalamazoo Competition Results 2017

Opening night of Kalamazoo Ribfest 2017 included the annual Best Ribs in Kalamazoo Competition. Find out who was judged the winner.

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Official Kalamazoo Ribfest After Party

Come on out to the Kalamazoo Ribfest after party! You will not want to miss this!

The after party will take place at Bell's Brewery on Saturday after Ribfest with Analog Ancestry...

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People’s Choice Voting

Vote for your favorite vendor to win the People's Choice Contest!

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2017 Best Ribs in Kalamazoo Tent & Competition

2017 Best Ribs in Kalamazoo Competition at the Kalamazoo Ribfest

Thursday, August 3
6-8 pm for public sampling and voting (ticket required)
The "Best Ribs in Kalamazoo" tent returns on Thursday night featuring Kalamazoo's best local rib vendors...

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