Eat, drink, repeat - that is what the Michigan Rib Fest is all about. The 6th annual event happens in July and I have all the delicious details.

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When and where is Michigan Rib Fest?

Michigan Rib Fest happens July 2nd through July 5th in Lake Orion on the grounds of Canterbury Village (behind the King’s Court Castle). Hours are as follow,

  • Friday, July 2nd: 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Saturday, July 3rd: 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM
  • Sunday, July 4th: 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM
  • Monday, July 5th: 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Is there an admission fee?

Yes there is a $5 entry fee. Veterans and active-duty members with military ID get in free all weekend, as well as children under 5 years of age. This is an all ages event, and completely family friendly.

What else can I see and do at Michigan Rib Fest?

A lot. In addition to delicious barbecue, you can enjoy the following,

  • BBQ Pit Row
  • Pig Races
  • Cold Brews
  • Specialty Cocktails
  • Live Bands
  • Monster Truck Rides
  • Face Painting
  • Kid Zone
  • Vendor Village

I will keep you updated on this event as additional information is made available. I am excited to see what bands will be playing and the complete list of vendors. You can also follow the Michigan Rib Fest Facebook page for information as well.

Ribs are not the easiest thing to eat in public, but I am up for the challenge. Get ready to see a lot of barbecue sauce smothered faces and have some fun. I look forward to seeing you at the Michigan Rib Fest.

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