Ribs Burnoff

Event Details
Time 11:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Days Wednesday, Thursday and Friday - July 30, 31, and August 1
Location Stark County Fairgrounds
Ribs Burnoff FAQ

The 2014 Ribs Burnoff will be another fun-filled and delicious event! The Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival Ribs Burnoff will run Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, July 30 and 31, and Aug. 1, beginning at 11 a.m. and ending at 10:30 p.m. each day. Families will be able to enjoy free entertainment including inflatables, face painting, as well as mobile tours!  People will be able to watch as the TimkenSteel Grand Parade floats come to life in the Exhibition Hall before they make their way to the parade route! And, of course, enjoy our main attraction: our fabulous Rib and Specialty vendors who always serve up some of their best eats!

Musical Entertainment Schedule (Order tickets today CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS NOW)

  • Wednesday, July 30: Classic rock band BLUE OYSTER CULT, presented in cooperation with WHBC/MIX 94.1
  • Thursday, July 31: Country artist JANA KRAMER presented in cooperation with WQKX/K105
  • Friday, August 1: Rock group POP EVIL, presented in cooperation with ROCK 106.9    

Are you a Rib or Specialty Vendor?! Click Here to submit an application to become a food vendor at the Ribs Burnoff. Complete your application by April 28th for special pricing on booth space!

Come out and support all the Ribs Vendors: After Hours BBQ, Armadillo's BBQ, BBQ Masters, Jack on the Bone, The Overlook, Ron Gilbert's Rib King BBQ, Smoke Shack BBQ, Texas Pit BBQ, Two Fat Guys, Texas Road House. As they compete for First Place.

If Ribs are not your forte then come try out all the Specialty Vendors: Casto's Concessions, Destefano's LLC, M.G. Concessions Simon's Concessions and Tracye Tastee Treats -- all serving festival favorites.

  • First Place Winner: Most Outstanding Ribs; $2,500 Prize
    Two Fat Guys
    , Canton, Ohio
  • Second Place Winner: Mayor’s Award; $1,000 Prize
    Old Carolina Barbecue Co.
    , North Canton, Ohio
  • Best Sauce Award Winner: $500 Prize
    Two Fat Guys
    , Canton, Ohio
  • People’s Choice Award Winner
    Old Carolina Barbecue Co.
    , North Canton, Ohio


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