The annual event always brings out crowds of people to sample the best, finger-licking good ribs from across the country.
All of the great tastes from eight different rib cooking teams can be found at Perry Square today through Saturday.
The returning teams are Big Foot BBQ cooking team, Carolina Rib King, Jack on the Bone, Armadillos, Mojos Rib Shack, Big-Boned BBQ, and our local ribber... Famous Daves.
brand New this year is Bad Azz BBQ, be sure to stop and see them.
Also new this year is the peoples choice booth, where event-goers cast their ballot for their favorite rib cooking team.
You can vote by heading to the gazebo in the park.
Ladies night is Thursday, May 29th from 5:30 pm to 9pm in the big top tent at the Rib Fest... you do have to register for that.
Also this year, the stage will be moved on to State Street at North Park Row to help centralize the stage entertainment and improve the layout.
The festival runs from 11a.m. until 10p.m. tonight and Thursday.
And runs from 11a.m. to 11p.m. Friday and Saturday.
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