Wichita Ribfest

  • May 18, 2014 · 11:00 AM
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$5 for admissions -- does not include food and drinks


Ribfest Cookers:

Cowboy's Barbecue & Rib Co. Whether you select Cowboys BBQ Original Sauce or their Rio Grand Rub, you will be coming back for more. Owner Dallas Greene hasn’t won over 40 rib awards by accident. The excellence comes in the preparation and the years of experience in serving hundreds of thousands hungry rib fans makes Cowboys BBQ a can’t miss stop.

Johnson's BBQ. Johnson's BBQ hails from Chesapeake, Virginia and is known for their ribs around the world. Johnson's returns to Wichita Ribfest after missing last year's event. Home of the Thermonuclear Sauce, Johnson’s BBQ is known, not only for their sauces, but also for their rubs and smoking techniques. Their secret, according to owner Dan Johnson, is “our great taste is a result of our tender combination of first-class rubs and hickory wood which permeates the meat in a special way.”

Hickory Road BBQ. We serve “Midwestern ‘Que” – a combination of all the best in American BBQ. Being BBQ enthusiasts, we have added a little of everything to our BBQ menu. We slow smoke all our meats in our custom smokers. Low & slow over a bed of hickory is how it’s done here! All our ‘que is made daily and served fresh & hot. We pride ourselves in serving great food in a fun atmosphere.

Porky Chicks BBQ. The pride of Arkansas! Porky Chicks BBQ serves up lip smackin’ vittles that are a barbeque lover’s dream. The finest top notch sauce covers their ribs and make for a truly unbelievable food experience. This is BBQ at its finest. Porky Chicks has the best in BBQ ribs that are cooked slowly to assure tenderness finished off on the grill.

Howling Coyote BBQ. "Ribs more tender than a mother's love" is how Ed Latkowski describes his team's ribs. The cooking team of Howling Coyote has competed in and has won many national and international cook-offs. Howling Coyote specializes in St. Louis - style pork spare ribs. Latkowski's slow-cooked ribs are marinated with a dry rub that consists of over 40 herbs and spices. They have won over 50 awards, including first place ribs in Nebraska and first place at the Naperville Ribfest in Illinois.

Texas Pit BBQ. "Lip Smackin, Tongue Teasin, Belly Rubbin, Bone Lickin Good!" Owners Ron and Valerie Conaway have been participating in rib cook-offs for more than 20 years. This Conroe, Texas team has won multiple People's Choice and Grand Champion awards and has become known as one of the Nations Top National Award Winning Teams. Texas Pit BBQ is famous for their Sticky Ribs and award winning BBQ sauce. Pit Master Ron says they serve their ribs, "Wet, Sticky, and Bone Lickin Good!"


Entertainment & Schedule of Events:

11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Laser Tag by Mobile GameDen

12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - C-Arrow Stables Petting Zoo - Come feed animals such as donkeys, sheep, goats, rabbits & more. Pony rides also available.

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Dueling Pianos



Mobile GameDen. 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Home Depot Kids Workshop (free interactive kids' workshop).

Granny’s Lemonade Kid's Play Zone: Ribfest will include a kid's area featuring activities and entertainment for kids of all ages. Bring the family and enjoy inflatables, a caricature artist and more. 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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  • Amanda B.

    Everyone still planning on going

    May 17

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