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Aurora Ribfest 2023

Calm your hunger with juicy ribs & beer at this craft rib fest

Dates: August 25–27, 2023

Aurora Ribfest
Stoking the coals at Aurora Ribfest

How many rib fests have you heard of? Probably not so many, right? This unique theme is what makes millions of tourists arrive in Aurora each year. Thanks to local BBQ teams, visitors will have a chance to taste delicious juicy ribs accompanied by roasted veggies, beavertails, and a variety of side dishes to satisfy their appetite. In addition to mouthwatering foods, there will be a beer garden, so get ready to taste some fine beer from local brewers.

After you’re full, it’s time to burn the calories at a live music concert. The event’s organizers have invited the best musical lineup, whose hits won’t leave you indifferent. You’ll be able to sing along to your favorite songs and dance with thousands of other music lovers. The event is held at Machell Park, so you may want to grab a blanket to sit on.

Aurora Ribfest has free admission, so you won’t have to pay to enter. However, there will be limited parking options, so the event’s administration highly encourages visitors to resort to carpooling if possible. If you're visiting Aurora for a short time, we recommend booking your accommodation beforehand as the city gets extremely busy this time of year.

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Last updated: by Nataliia Chaika