Food & Drink

19th Annual Rock'n Ribs BBQ Festival

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5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Event Details

Apr 20 2018 | Apr 21 2018

5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Ozark Empire Fairgrounds
3001 North Grant Avenue
Springfield, MO
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$8 in advance; $10 per adult at the gate

Presented by The Rotary Clubs of Springfield Missouri, Rock’n Ribs is one of the most flavorsome events around. Approximately 75 teams compete in various categories like chicken, pork ribs, pork and brisket for the ultimate cash prize of $2,500. After devouring tasty treats, browse the merchandise booth, play in the Texas Hold’em Charity Tournament and listen to live bands after 5 p.m. All funds benefit seven children’s charities. 

Friday, 5–11 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.–11 p.m. 

Advance tickets can be bought at Kum & Go, Hy-Vee and Great Southern Bank. For more information, visit