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      Ribfest Chicago in Chicago

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      June 12, 2020

      Friday   5:00 PM - 10:00 PM (daily for 3 times)

      4000-4185 N. Lincoln Avenue
      Chicago, Illinois 60618

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      Ribfest Chicago

      Five-time winner of the coveted "Best Food Fest" title, Ribfest Chicago fires up the excitement even MORE this year when it returns to Lincoln Avenue in the Northcenter neighborhood June 12, 13 and 14 in 2020. Featuring an updated menu that highlights amazing food, Chicago bands, the all-new Town Square Lounge, the tented Backyard BBQ Pavilion, a new family fun area and many more surprises.

      Since 1999, Ribfest Chicago has set the standard and continues to pride itself as a food festival destination. Fans from around the globe enjoy world-class BBQ from some of the best-known spots in the Chicago area. With more than two dozen food vendors, the menu is vast and includes all your favorite meats, sweets and festival treats.

      But delectable fare isn’t the only strong suit. Ribfest Chicago is also a nationally recognized music festival that features local and national all-original artists. It was named a Top Chicago Festival by BizBash, North America’s #1 resource for event planning professionals.

      Ribfest Chicago keeps it fresh with new features like the all-new Town Square Lounge and tented Backyard BBQ Pavilion with all-weather seating, picnic games and its own entertainment stage.

      Attendee comfort and convenience is high up on the menu, so grab your grub and get into one of Ribfest Chicago's many lounges. Take it up a notch with a VIP experience that includes a charging station and a private air-conditioned restroom trailer. And, of course, VIPs jump to the front of the drink line every time.

      Family entertainment includes music, dance, games and crafts, while other weekend highlights include the Celebrity Judging and People's Choice competitions to award the prizes for Best Ribs. Pick up a ballot at the festival entrance to help decide who is most deserving to take home the coveted title.

      After 20 years and nearly a million satisfied customers, nothing comes close to the original. Ribfest Chicago continues to evolve and improve so our audiences and our partners keep coming back for more. Be part of the unveiling of this all-new recipe for summer fun. Barbecue, music and family celebration doesn’t get any better than at Ribfest Chicago!

      Stay up to date with plans as they happen by joining the Ribfest Chicago Insider newsletter. For more information and exclusive Ribfest Chicago VIP passes, visit

      Cost: Free - Suggested $10 Donation/$20 per family is requested to benefit Northcenter philanthropy and community programs.

      Categories: Festivals | Food & Wine | Neighborhood

      This event repeats daily for 3 times:

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