Big Rib Fest Fast Facts
This rib fest is your chance to sample a wide variety of barbecue styles and specialties. Each Rib Master brings a unique style of preparation and a full menu of specialty items including world famous side orders. Succulent ribs, BBQ chicken, beef brisket and pulled pork are enjoyed by all! Be sure to watch the video (above) for an entertaining look inside the Big Rib BBQ & Blues Fest, Rochester, NY's hottest rib festival!
- 20 Smokin' Hot concerts on the Main Stage. See the Music Lineup
- Sample BBQ flavors prepared by Rib Masters from across the USA See What's on the Menu
- 4 BIG days and nights at the Highland Park Festival Site Map/Directions
Get the Big Rib BBQ & Blues Fest Souvenir Cam and full festival schedule on your phone!
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 11||11:30am-10pm||Lunchtime Admission is Free, $5 after 3pm|
|Friday, July 12||11:30am-10pm||Lunchtime Admission is Free, $5 after 3pm|
|Saturday, July 13||11:30am-10pm||Lunchtime Admission is Free, $5 after 3pm|
|Sunday, July 14||11:30am-9pm||Lunchtime Admission is Free, $5 after 3pm|
Meals On Wheels VIP Party Tent Pass
Just $34.50 for lunch and $49.50 for dinner, designed for those who like a little more of everything! A portion of proceeds from VIP Pass sales go directly to the Rochester chapter of Visiting Nurse Service Meals On Wheels PLUS! your VIP Pass includes free parking, admission to the festival, admission to the stage side private VIP Party Tent featuring an all-you-can-eat BBQ buffet with all the fixins', dedicated cash bar and premium stage side viewing. Click here for more information.
Purchase advance tickets online here 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!
A Musical Menu
The 2013 lineup includes Average White Band, John Cole Blues Band, Gregg Piccolo & Heavy Juice, Joe Beard and the Blues Union, JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound, The Blues Broads and many more! View The Full Lineup