Berea's National Rib Cook-Off & Beer Fest

Friday, May 24th at 12:00pm
Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds
19201 E. Bagley Road
Middleburg Heights, OH 44130
United States

Event Description:

Berea’s National Rib Cook-Off & BeerFest –Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds
Memorial Day Weekend –Friday,May 24th thru Monday, May 27th, 2019

HOURS:
FRIDAY: NOON-11pm
SATURDAY: 11am-11pm
SUNDAY: 11am-11pm
MONDAY: 11am-7pm

It is almost time for Summer and that means it's time for Berea's National Rib Cook-Off& Rib Fest.Begun back in 1999, Berea's National Rib Cook-Off& Beer Festis Northeast Ohio's Premier Start-of-the-Summer event.

The festival producedby the Berea City Clubisa group of local business owners who promote positive civic interests for the betterment of the City of Berea.It is a 501(c)(3)not-for-profit organization originally established back in 1998.Berea's National Rib Cook-Off& Beer Festquickly became the organization’s signature event.Berea City Club has raised nearly a milliondollars for various clubs, organizations and projects in the City of Berea over the past 20 years!

The 21stAnnualBerea's National Rib Cook-Off& Beer Festheld at the Cuyahoga County Fairgroundsbegins on Friday, May 24th at noon and extends throughout the Memorial Day Weekend, wrapping up Monday evening, May 27th at 7pm.

Admission is FREE noon till5PM on Friday and then just $5.00 all weekend long (Saturday, Sunday and Monday) and kids under12 are admittedforfree! On Monday (Memorial Day) all retired and active military personnel showing military ID will beadmitted for FREE to the event. Berea’s National Rib Cook-Off& Beer Festis a Rain or Shine Event.As always, FREE PARKING ALL WEEKEND LONGwith special midwayparkingthrough Main Gate 5 off Bagley Roadfor our biker friends to park close-by.

This year a total of 12Rib Teams will compete from all over the United States in hopes of garnering one of the three (3) major awards:Best Ribs, Best Sauce and People's Choice.Your vote counts and winners will be announced on Monday afternoon on the Main Stage, giving you plenty of time to try out this year’s winners!

This year a total of 12Rib Teams will compete from all over the United States in hopes of garnering one of the three (3) major awards:Best Ribs, Best Sauce and People's Choice.Your vote counts and winners will be announced on Monday afternoon on the Main Stage, giving you plenty of time to try out this year’s winners!With the ever-growing popularity of craft beer in the Cleveland Market, Yuengling, a long-time sponsor of the festival, introduces their new Craft Beer Garden in 2019. Featuredare beers from Fatheads, Butcher and the Brewer, Saucy Brew Works and Rhinegeist Brewery.

Also expanded this year is the amusementride fun of Kissel Amusement Companybringing in Gator Kids Coaster, Kids Truck Ride, Music Express, Rock-O-Plane along withaRock-Climbing Wall, a Super-Slide and Swings.

We’ve got country and we’vegot rock & roll! There will be live music all weekend (FREE with your paid cook-off gate admission)at the Southwest General Health Center Stage providing entertainment as you stroll the grounds samplingany of our Ribber’s treats.

Be sure to look for Friday and Monday (Memorial Day) BuyOne/Get One Gate Admission discount offers in the 2019Cleveland Edition of SaveAround®.

The weekend will kick off on Friday Afternoon with the Corvette Club Car Showwith nearly 30 vehicles on displayranging from 1955 to thenew 2019 ZR1. Friday’s musical entertainment features Yearbook 6PM followed by Beatle Mania Magic 9PM

Country Music Lovers will enjoy Saturday with musical performances throughout the day starting at 3PM withMelanie May, 6PM withGary Westand9PM with The Stickers.

The musical entertainment stays in high-gear on Sunday Afternoon featuringCruisin’ 12PM, Surf’s Up6PMandclosing out the evening’s entertainmen twith Craic 9PM.

Memorial Day brings some of the best in both local and diverseentertainment with Heartbreaker 11:30am, Disco Inferno 2PM and 7Nations closing the festival with a concert at 5PM.

For open times of festival, musical performance times along with festival admission information, visit BereaRib.com or call the Hotline Number at 440-234-5181.While we make all provisions to provide accurate information, scheduled attraction and performance times canchange without notice.