The Great Midwest Rib Fest

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FREE ADMISSION

Unleash your BBQ beast as The Great Midwest Rib Fest returns for its fifth year for three days of free concerts and outdoor fun! We’re leaving it to the top pit masters in the nation to show off their skills and compete for thousands in cash prizes. And the music—it’s as tempting as the ribs.


Friday, July 27 • 5 pm – 10 pm
Saturday, July 28 • 11 am – 10 pm
Sunday, July 29• 11 am – 5 pm
Food & Beverages Available for Purchase

FREE OUTDOOR CONCERTS

FRIDAY
WAR
Foghat

SATURDAY
We’re firing up the details. They’re going to be HOT!

SUNDAY
Craig Campbell
Shenandoah

BARBECUE CONTESTANTS
Aussom Aussie
Austin’s Texas Lightning BBQ
Big Boned BBQ
Chicago BBQ
Howling Coyote Roadhouse BBQ
Just North of Memphis BBQ
Porky Chicks BBQ
Rasta Joe’s BBQ
Texas Outlaw BBQ
Uncle Bub’s BBQ

YOUR VOTE COUNTS!
Vote for your favorite ribs in the Best of the Fest people’s choice award! Cast your vote at the fest or with your cell by texting who you think deserves thousands in cash prizes, a trophy and bragging rights for years. Winners will be announced Sunday on the main stage..

SIP AND SPLURGE
Ben and Jerry’s
Cookies and More
Da’Lemon

VIP PACKAGES
Saucy details coming soon!

TAKE A WILD RIDE
Saddle up on the mechanical hog!
Riders must be 18+ and sign a waiver.

FESTIVAL RULES

  • Shirt and shoes are required.
  • Guest under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Pets, umbrellas, bikes, chairs, blankets, fireworks, fire crackers, coolers and outside food and beverages are not allowed.
  • Drugs, weapons, and firearms are strictly prohibited at Mystic Lake®.
  • Must be 21+ to purchase alcohol; identification required.
  • Guests engaged in disruptive behavior will be asked to leave the event.

Thank you for your cooperation. 

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Date/Time: Jul 27 - 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Mystic Lake Casino Hotel

2400 Mystic Lake Blvd NW, Prior Lake, MN

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