2017 Ribfest

Ribfest is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2017! The 20th Annual RibFest will be held once again at the W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds on June 1-3, 2017.  Plan to make a full day of it with friends and/or family - or even come for the entire weekend! Tickets are available at the Keloland box office, online, and by phone at 1-800-745-3000.

Thursday : 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. 
Friday :11 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Saturday : 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. (FREE KidzFest 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.)

Entertainment Line-Up
• Johnny Holm Band (headliner)
• Kory & The Fireflies

• Fuel (headliner)
• Dishwalla
• Marcy Playground

• Kip Moore
• Tim Montana and The Shrednecks 
• Chris Hawkey
• Maiden Dixie 

GA Tickets
All-Weekend Pass : $25 
Thursday, 11 am - 4 pm : FREE
Thursday, 4 pm - 11 pm : $5
Friday, 11 am - 4 pm : FREE
Friday, 4 pm - 11 pm : $15
Saturday, 11 am - 4 pm : FREE (KidzFest sponsored by Sanford Children's)
Saturday, 4 pm - 11 pm : $15

VIP Tickets Includes access to a a VIP pit area in front of the stage including a private bar and bathrooms.
All-Weekend Pass : $50
Thursday : $10
Friday : $30
Saturday : $30


The biggest and best event of the year! The annual RibFest event is four big days of the world’s best BBQ, fantastic national, regional and local bands, giveaways, KidzFest, and more. 

Eight rib vendors will be here to compete for the top spot of the weekend. Returning vendors are Rasta Joe’s, Cowboys, Aussom Aussie, Johnson’s BBQ, Porky & Beans, Desperado’s, and Just North of Memphis. NEW this year is Heck’s BBQ out of Vermillion. Rib vendors will use Curly’s brand ribs exclusively, courtesy of Smithfield Foods which operates John Morrell’s in Sioux Falls.

Camping will be available at Ribfest this year. Contact W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds for pricing and information at 605-367-7178

Come for the food, stay for the fun! Ribfest always takes place the weekend after Memorial Day.

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