May 16, 2013 to May 18, 2013Event:
Thursday, May 16 - 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m
Friday, May 17 - 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m
Saturday, May 18 - 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
City Lot D - 777 E. Waterman
Gate Admission: Advance tickets are not required
$4 per person (Food & Beverage not included with admission)
Children 12 and under are free
Half-price admission 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. courtesy of Go Wichita
Free admission with a 2013 Wichita Riverfest button
Half-price admission 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. courtesy of Wichita Downtown Development Corporation
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Cowboy's Barbecue & Rib Co.
Chicago BBQ Company
Smokin’ the best racks of ribs and sauces guaranteed to satisfy any rib lover, Chicago BBQ Company is always talkin’ ribs. Always perfecting they’re grilling and serving up tender, smoky ribs and collecting prize after prize for their hard work and satisfying flavors.
Uncle Bub's BBQ
Porky Chicks BBQ
The pride of Arkansas! Porky Chicks BBQ serves up lip smackin’ vittles that are a barbeque lover’s dream. The finest top notch sauce covers their ribs and make for a truly unbelievable food experience. This is BBQ at its finest. Porky Chicks has the best in BBQ ribs that are cooked slowly to assure tenderness finished off on the grill.
Coyote Roadhouse is the home to the Howling Coyote BBQ Team, which has been serving our succulently delicious BBQ since 1989. We specialize in St. Louis style pork spare ribs. We smoke and slow cook our ribs to a perfected combination of mouth watering flavor and tenderness. We finish off the cooking process by basting our ribs with our secret recipe “Damn Good” smokeafied sauce, as they are open seared on our grill.
Entertainment & Schedule of Events:
Thursday - Sponsored by Connoisseur Media (Biker Night)
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - The Jazz Forum
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Lady and the Tramps
7:15 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - Ten Day Wish
8:45 p.m. - 10:45 p.m. - Sleepy Truckers
Friday - Sponsored by Clear Channel Media + Entertainment
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Nobody's Business
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - The Watchers
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - County Road 5
9:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. - Keith Anderson
Saturday - Sponsored by Journal Broadcast Group
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Paramount
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - School of Rock House Band
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Phil Vassar
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Timmy Jonas and the Whiskey Militia
9:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m. - Grupo Flamante De Tierra Caliente
10:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. - Kazzadorez
11:00 a.m. - The Home Depot Kid's Worksho
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Classic Car Show - Pre-1976 American made cars
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11:30 a.m. - Cornhole Tournament - 16 team, double elimination - FULL
Thursday & Friday - 5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday - 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Funky Fancy Face Painters
Friday - 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday - 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Kansas National Guard
Oklahoma City Thunder Merchandise Truck
Caricatures by Snobrik
Pat's Funnel Cakes & Concessions
Old Home Rootbeer
Black Sheep Kettle Corn
The Nut Place
Kid's Play Zone:
Ribfest will include a kid's area featuring activities and entertainment for kids of all ages. Bring the family and enjoy inflatables, balloon art, a caricature artist and more.
Vendor / Exhibitor Opportunities:
We are currently accepting applications for vendors and exhibitors, including, but not limited to, food or beverage vendors, retail merchants and artists. For pricing and to apply, please contact Christine Pileckas at firstname.lastname@example.org. We are not accepting applications for additional rib vendors.