A Party with a Purpose

Ribfest will be April 13-15, 2018! Location is TBD.

Sponsor Inquiry

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 of the Gulf Coast Rhythm & Ribs Music Fest 2016 is a unique opportunity for corporate branding, media driven tie-in’s that enhance retail traffic, and cross marketing opportunities with our extensive $200,000 Television, Radio, and Print campaign.

Sponsorship levels range from $500 up to $20,000.

We can even customize a sponsorship package that is perfect for your company. Click here to email us or call us at 941-773-5537

WHY should my Company get involved?

Last year more than 15,000 attended Gulf Coast Rhythm & Ribs Music Fest and enjoyed incredible performances and great food. Each year this event gets bigger and better, and 2016 will be even better! We’ve expanded our incredible lineup and added even more exciting events and a new location!

Location, Location, Location. . .

Located just south of Tampa Bay on the Gulf Coast of Florida, the beautiful counties of Manatee and Sarasota are home to more than 600,000 residents. This event reaches a diverse cross-section of residents and visitors in the Central and Southwest Florida areas during the peak of tourist season.

WHO does the Rhythm & Rib Fest benefit?

“A Party with a Purpose” - The Gulf Coast Rhythm & Ribs Music Fest is a major annual fundraising event benefiting United Community Centers, Inc. who has provided educational, social and recreational programs to thousands of low income At-risk youth since its inception in 1937. These Community Centers give disadvantaged youth the tools necessary to find healthy solutions to the problems of poverty, drugs, crime, teen pregnancy and low self-esteem. United Community Centers, Inc. is a 501(c) 3 not-for-profit organization and all or a portion of contributions are tax-deductible.

Volunteers

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!
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Ribmasters

“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.

Kids Fest

Families will find plenty to do and will enjoy Games, Rides, Prizes, Thrill Shows, and Live Entertainment in our Interactive Kid’s Fun Zone.

News

Read what The Sarasota Post had to say about last year's event.

Sponsorship
Opportunities

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!

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MCR Health Services