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
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|
Extra Value Passes
Use It Abuse It 4-Day Pass
Just $25, the Use It Abuse It 4-Day Pass provides admission to all four days of the Big Rib BBQ & Blues Fest. PLUS! This pass is transferrable! You can use it one night and let a friend use the next!
Meals On Wheels VIP Party Tent Pass
Just $55, 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.
Purchase advance tickets online here and at the House of Guitars, Record Archive and The Bop Shop
A Musical Menu
The 2013 lineup includes AWB, 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