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Rib White & Blue - Akron's National Rib Festival & "WONE's Rock the Lock" featuring Turn It Up: The Lynyrd Skynyrd Experience w/ Denzon

Saturday, July 6

Free Admission

Gates open 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM

7:00 PM : Denzon

8:30 PM : Turn It Up - The Lynyrd Skynyrd Experience

Bonus Fireworks display on Saturday Night after the concert!

This year, eleven rib vendors from 5 states compete for cash prizes and bragging rights in the “Best Of” competition. The masters of the barbecue are coming from Texas, South Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, Arkansas, Pennsylvania and Ohio. Vendors include:

In addition to barbecue, the festival also features the following other vendors:

*The Rib, White & Blue Festival is on South Main Street between University and Bowery Streets and this part of Main Street will be closed off to traffic.

*Parking is FREE after 6pm on Fridays and weekends at all city owned parking decks and lots.

*Handicapped parking is available at the State Street deck, which has an elevator to the Lock 3 level, or at Cascade Plaza, where handicapped parking is available by entering at Mill Street and following the ramp up to Lock 4 (parking level 2, Orange).