Michigan Rib Fest

Friday, Jul 6, 2018 from 1:00pm to 11:00pm

intersection of West 6th Street And South Center Street

Kick off the summer in grand fashion! Rib Fest will be proudly returning to downtown Royal Oak for summer 2018 – once again welcoming thousands of guests for a weekend of BBQ, bands, and family fun. Patrons will enjoy live music, dishes from dozens of food vendors, a Kids Zone, and more!

In celebration of Independence Day, Rib Fest will showcase an unparalleled selection of unique cuisine, food trucks, and BBQ – along with a selection of adult beverages. More than a dozen food vendors will be offering up mouthwatering fare that’s sure to please even the most discerning palate.

With a list of bands as long as the food vendors, Michigan Rib Fest presents a carefully crafted entertainment lineup that’s fit for all ages. The event will feature some of the state and region’s most impressive local talent with a range of musical genres and styles performing all day that will please any crowd!

Michigan Rib Fest is family-friendly, featuring loads of fun for all ages at the Kids Zone – including bounce houses, face painting, and so much more! Guests will enjoy hours of action-packed entertainment with monster truck rides and lawn games.

Games And Activities:
Monster Truck Rides

Mongoose Pro Monster Trucks Has Been Racing For Over 20 Years And Travels All Over The World To Race. Featuring A 2004 Ext Cab Short Box Ford Superduty Body With A 572 Allen Root Engine.

Bounces Houses

Bounce Houses And Obstacle Courses Are A Fun Way To Satisfy Every Child’s Competitive Nature. Kids Race Through Pop-Ups, Side Bars, Tunnels, Rock Walls &  More!

Slot Car Racing

Take On Your Friends As You Race Around The Track In The Miniature Car Of Your Dreams!

Face Painting

Express Yourself With A Dainty Feature Or A Full Blown Face Of Paint!

Tiki Toss

This Caribbean Bar Favorite Suits Both A Large Group And The Individual Looking To Sharpen Their Skills. Players Take Turns Swinging The Hanging Ring Trying To Land On The Hook.

Giant Jenga

Jenga, Meaning “To Build” In Swahili, Will Get Hearts Pounding As The Tower Gets Progressively Higher And More Precarious.

Mini Hoops

Are You A Basketball Jones? Test Your Skills While Competing Against Friends And Loved Ones For Bragging Rights. Play Shooting Games Like Horse, Around The World, Beat The Clock And More.

Giant Yahtzee

The Classic Dice Game Is Back In A Big Way! Grab Some Friends And Give “Yardzee” A Shot.


The Classic American Lawn Game Of Cornhole (Aka “Bags”) Can Be Played Individually Or In Teams.

All Ages Welcome
12 And Under Get In Free