Mankato Ribfest

Thursday, August 1st - Sunday, 4th, 2024
Rodney AtkinsTom KeiferGin BlossomsToad the Wet SprocketJerrod NiemannParrothead ParadiseThe Lonesome LosersVertical HorizonThe Holy NorthL.A. GunsRebel QueenRafe Carlson

Mankato Ribfest is a must-attend for foodies and music lovers alike, promising a delectable spread of award-winning ribs and a stage filled with iconic performers. 2024 marks its 26th anniversary!! Food, Beer, and Music is the secret recipe! So, if are into that, this festival is for you!!

The heart of Ribfest is its barbecue vendors. Various barbecue restaurants and pitmasters set up booths and compete to serve the best ribs and smoked meats. Attendees have the opportunity to eat a wide range of barbecue styles, sauces, and flavors.

RibFest is not just about the food; it’s also a music festival. Ribfest typically features live music performances by local and regional bands and artists.

2 Stages

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