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WHAT:  A two day summer street celebration featuring live blues music, world-class ribs, a wide variety of quality non-rib food options, children's activities, fan-cooled dining areas, and a beer & wine garden for our Blues/Rib-loving guests 21 and over. 

WHEN: July 26th & 27th, 2019 (RAIN OR SHINE)

HOURS: Friday (26th) 5PM - 11PM & Saturday (27th) Noon-11PM

WHERE: Historic Downtown Canal Winchester (radiating out from closed intersection of High & Waterloo Streets).

PARKING: On/Off-street public parking is available in the areas adjacent to the Ribfest grounds. Handicap tag/sticker parking available at the West Waterloo Street entrance east of Washington Street. Click HERE for general directions.

As Ohio's only Blues & Ribs festival, this event draws serious rib and blues aficionados from around the state with annual attendance estimates in excess of 32,000.  Sponsorship opportunities are available (click HERE for more info).

  We want to make sure that our festival is an enjoyable experience for EVERYONE.  In that spirit, there are a  few guidelines/rules that you should observe:

  • Bring portable chairs seating is limited. 
  • No coolers or outside food or beverages allowed in the festival area. 
  • No skateboards, rollerblades, bicycles, scooters or any other "recreational wheels" are permitted inside the festival area.
  • Please Leave Pets At Home (They will appreciate it!)

See you at the 2019
Canal Winchester Blues & Ribfest...
Ohio's Only Blues & Rib Festival!
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Smokin' Blues, Sizzlin' Hot Ribs, & More!

Downtown Canal Winchester      July 26th & 27th, 2019       FREE ADMISSION
******** NOTE: 2019 DATES ARE JULY 26TH-27TH! *********