FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — Barbecue lovers will have to wait two more months until BBQ RibFest returns to Headwaters Park this year.
The 23rd annual BBQ Ribfest will now take place at the end of July due to current restrictions in place amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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This year’s event starts on Thursday, July 30 at 11:30 a.m. and ends on Sunday, Aug. 2 at 9:30 p.m.
The four-day will have various barbecued meats cooked, smoked and served by National Award Winning BBQ teams from across the country.
The festival will offer a lot more than just ribs.
"Each year upwards of 40,000 ribfeasters descend on Headwaters Park in downtown Ft. Wayne where over twenty-five tons of incredible BBQ is consumed during Ft. Wayne’s favorite summer festival," RibFest officials said on their website. "Brisket, ribs, pulled pork, rib sandwiches, bbq chicken and so much more."
Find out more about Rib Fest 2020 here.
- Free: Thursday-Saturday Until 5:30 p.m.
- Sunday $3 all-day
- $6 Adults (14 and over)
- Free: Children 13 and under
- $4 Seniors, Students, Military, Fire and Police