This year marks the 10th Year of Gulf Coast Rhythm & Ribs Music Fest and we’re hitting our stride. Ribfest is on pace to become one of West Central Florida’s most anticipated events of the year that has something for everyone to enjoy. Award winning Grilling Teams from across the nation boasting titles and awards such as “Greatest Ribs in America”, “Golden Ribs Award”, “Best Sauce in the Nation” and numerous “People’s Choice Awards” will have their BBQ Pits “smoking” and are ready to defend their titles. Featured at this year’s event will be veteran BBQ Pitmasters from Carolina, Virginia, Ohio, Alabama and Florida; including some who have been featured on
TLC network’s extremely popular show BBQ Pitmasters. Presenting sponsors of Ribfest includes MCR Health
Services and Sonny’s BBQ. Other sponsors include the Bradenton Herald, Manatee Apparel Graphics, Budweiser and Tropicana/ Mosaic. We also teamed up with Courtyard Marriot Bradenton Sarasota/ Riverfront! Call 341- 747-3727 and use the keyword “RIBFEST” for discounted rooms. First Come First Serve. 100 Riverfront Dr. West. Bradenton, FL 34205.
Purchase tickets online at www.gulfcoas- tribfest.com and at all Sonny’s BBQ locations in Manatee, Sarasota, and Charlotte counties. Visit our website for more details, ticket prices and location. Festival hours are Fri- day 5pm – 10pm, Saturday 11am – 10pm, Sunday 12pm – 8pm.
Visit www.gulfcoastribfest.com for festival hours, ticket prices, special deals, and performance schedule.