Want to have more time to eat ribs and claim your spot for the live entertainment? Purchase your tickets in advance and "Fast Pass" the long line at our Water Street entrance!

All attendees who purchase tickets in advance are able to enter Ribfest through our West Gate Entrance on Eleanor Street with minimal wait.

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 for General Admission.

NEW THIS YEAR:

Want to have more time to eat ribs and claim your spot for the live entertainment? Purchase your tickets in advance and "Fast Pass" the long line at our Water Street entrance! All attendees who purchase tickets in advance are able to enter Ribfest through our West Gate Entrance on Eleanor Street with minimal wait. 

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. Children under 12 are NOT free in the VIP tent, all attendees must have a VIP ticket.

VIP Tickets ($25 for Thursday night ONLY):
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), and luxury bathroom trailer. Children under 12 are NOT free in the VIP tent, all attendees must have a VIP ticket.

Restrictions:
-After 7 pm, anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult
-Must be 21 years of age and provide valid picture ID for the purchase of alcoholic beverages
-Shoes and shirt must be worn on site
-Pets are prohibited
-No coolers or beverages can be brought into the festival site; lawn chairs are permitted
-Smoking in designated areas only to comply with the Michigan No Smoking Ban
-No re-entry after 4 pm
-No refunds or exchanges