Concert Lineup Announced!
This year's concert line up is sure to turn South Dakota's Biggest Backyard Barbeque into South Dakota's Biggest Backyard Sing-a-Long! Click on the Entertainment lineup link on the left side of this page to learn more.
2013 RibFest Coming May 30-June 2
Produced by SMG, which manages the Sioux Falls Arena, Convention Center and Orpheum Theater Center, the annual Argus Leader RibFest is South Dakota’s biggest backyard barbeque!
This year's 16th Annual RibFest will once again be held in the north parking lot at the Sioux Falls Arena and Convention Center. We'll have eight world-class award winning Rib Vendors, national, regional and local concert acts, KidzFest at RibFest on Sunday featuring giant inflatables, games and live entertainment, our Competitive Rib Eating Contest sponsored this year by South Dakota Farm Families, the RibFest Idol karaoke contest sponsored and organized by Borrowed Bucks Roadhouse, Campbell Supply's Free Friday from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. and much more!
We'd also like to honor our country's military members and veterans by inviting them down any day, any time this year. Thanks to a sponsorship by Grand Falls Casino Resort, military members and veterans, along with their families, receive free admission all weekend long with proper ID!
And don't forget- ADDITIONAL PARKING is available at the McCart Park fields, located just south of the intersection of Western Ave. and Madison St.!
In addition to the Argus Leader, our sponsors include:
- J&L Harley Davidson- exclusive sponsor of the Harley Hog Lot
- Sanford Health and Sanford Children's- sponsor of "KidsFest" family free day (Sunday, 11am-5pm)
- Dakota Beverage- exclusive beer sponsor
- Mike's Hard Lemonade- exclusive entertainment stage sponsor
- Campbell Supply- exclusive sponsor of Free Friday
- Grand Falls Casino Resort- exclusive sponsor of Free Military Admission
- SD Farm Families-- exclusive sponsor of our Rib Eating Contest
- Pepsi- exclusive soft drink sponsor
- Midcontinent Communications- exclusive television sponsor
- Results Radio/Townsquare Media- exclusive radio sponsor
- Borrowed Bucks- exclusive "after party" location
- Sheraton Hotel
- Maximum Promotions