All areas of the festival that are accessible to the public are designed to be wheelchair-accessible. These include the parking, seating, restrooms, concessions, etc.
You will not be allowed to bring food, beverage, or coolers into the event. A variety of food and beverages will be on sale at the event. Absolutely no coolers, food, or beverage allowed.
Yes, chairs are welcomed and encouraged.
The event will happen rain or shine.
The performance schedule will be listed on the website. Event programs at the venue will also list the entertainment schedule.
Registered service dogs are the only animals that will be allowed admittance to the event.
Umbrellas are NOT permitted.
Yes. There are ATM’s located at the venue with service reps available to assist patrons.
Yes, there are a number of hotels in the area. We have partnered with Courtyard Marriott at 100 Riverfront Dr. West. Bradenton, FL 34205. (941-747-3727). Use the word Ribfest to get a discounted rate. First come first serve.
Food and drinks are purchased with cash.
Please consider volunteering your time at the 10th Annual Gulf Coast Rhythm & Ribs Music Fest.
You will not only have fun volunteering at the event, but are able to stay before and after
your shifts to enjoy the music and food. It will truly be a great weekend!
“Greatest Ribs in America”, “Golden Ribs Award”, “Best Sauce in the Nation” and numerous “People’s Choice Awards” are just a few of the Titles and Awards, the attending Rib Masters share amongst them. Last year’s winners of the “Best Ribs” and “Best Sauce” Awards will attend again and are ready to defend their titles.
Families will find plenty to do and will enjoy Games, Rides, Prizes, Thrill Shows, and Live Entertainment in our Interactive Kid’s Fun Zone.
Don’t miss your opportunity to place your products and services in front of the THOUSANDS that will attend Gulf Coast Rhythm and Ribs Music Fest. Sponsorship levels range from $500 up to $20,000 and we can even customize a sponsorship package that is perfect for your company!