What Is Michigan Rib Fest?
In celebration of Independence Day, Rib Fest will showcase an unparalleled selection of unique cuisine, food trucks, and BBQ – along with a selection of adult beverages. More than a dozen food vendors will be offering up mouthwatering fare that’s sure to please even the most discerning palate.
With a list of bands as long as the food vendors, Michigan Rib Fest presents a carefully crafted entertainment lineup that’s fit for all ages. The event will feature some of the state and region’s most impressive local talent with a range of musical genres and styles performing all day that will please any crowd!
Michigan Rib Fest is family-friendly, featuring loads of fun for all ages at the Kids Zone – including bounce houses, face painting, and so much more! Guests will enjoy hours of action-packed entertainment with monster truck rides, lawn games and more!
Where Is Michigan Rib Fest Held?
Michigan Rib Fest is located in Downtown Royal Oak, centering around the intersection of West 6th Street & South Center Street. CLICK HERE for more details on the festival’s location, footprint & parking.
Where Should I Park?
CLICK HERE for details on parking. Guests wishing to drink at the festival may want to consider Uber or Lyft.
What If It Rains?
Michigan Rib Fest is a rain or shine event, so please check the weather beforehand. Only in cases of extreme weather will we evacuate the event area…but only for the duration of severe weather (storm threatening lightning and/or winds).
What Do I Wear?
Anything is fair game, we just ask that you come dressed!
Will Credit Cards Be Accepted?
You bet! We will accept all major credit cards. Note: There will be a small convenience fee per credit card charge so we recommend bringing cash!
Will There Be An ATM Onsite?
Yes. There will be at least one ATM on-site. It is located in the area convenient to the food booths and beer tents.
Will There Be Places To Sit? Covered Areas For Eating/Drinking?
Yes, there will be some first-come-first-serve seating under a HUGE tent!
Do I need an ID?
Only if you want to drink alcohol.
How Can I Become A Vendor?
Can I Bring A Cooler And/Or My Own Food & Drink?
Sorry, no. There are state laws that regulate outside food and drinks from entering licensed festival areas. We will provide plenty of opportunities to try great food and drink while you’re here!
Is Michigan Rib Fest Family-Friendly?
Of course! Michigan Rib Fest invites young & old alike and has something for everyone! Families will love the Kids’ Zone featuring bounce houses, face painting, games & so much more!
What Else Do I Need To Know Before Attending?
- No entrance for anyone showing signs of intoxication – NO EXCEPTIONS!
- All bags & backpacks are subject to search
- No outside beverages or food permitted
How Can I Volunteer At Michigan Rib Fest?
Individuals looking to volunteer at Michigan Rib Fest can visit our Volunteer Page for more information and to signup.
Is There A Charity Associated With Michigan Rib Fest?
A portion of proceeds from Michigan Rib Fest will benefit Royal Oak Football Club and The Detroit Art Initiative
Can I Bring My Pet?
Of course! All leashed, four-legged guests are welcome!
Still Have Questions?
If you have really read all of the FAQs and STILL have questions you can inquire at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 248-543-1000.