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Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Ribfest tickets now on sale online


The Exchange Club of Naperville and the 2012 Ribfest Committee are pleased to announce that tickets for Ribfest are available online or at the gate this year.  The 25th Ribfest will be held June 29-July 3 in Knoch Park, Naperville.  Ribfest consists of family activities throughout the event, 16 rib vendors from across the country and music.  Over the past 25 years, $12M has been donate  from Ribfest proceeds to over 50 local agencies who are working for the elimination of Child Abuse and Domestic Violence.

“For the first time ever, the tickets will be date specific so if you purchase a ticket for Steve Miller Band, you will be able to get into the park.  This will help us to manage the capacity of the park better and make for a more comfortable experience for our patrons,” stated Mark Wright, 2012 Ribfest Chair.

Tickets give patrons access to the park, including the carnival area, family area, food vendors and the musical entertainment.  Tickets for all Ribfest entertainment are available at www.ribfest.net and will be date specific.

Ribfest hosts the annual fireworks display which will be held on July 3 at 9:30PM. The park will open for free at 7:30PM on July, 3 for anyone who would like to attend the fireworks display.

Ribfest is sponsored by in part by Miller Lite, Pepsi Beverages Company, Navistar,, BP, Hollywood Casino, Naperville Bank & Trust, Meijer, Ford, Jeep Chrysler, Copa Di Vino, Cordina Frozen Cocktails,  Exelon Nuclear, ABC 7 Chicago and Clear Channel Media and Entertainment in conjunction with the Exchange Club of Naperville, the City of Naperville and the Naperville Park District.

The Exchange Club is a national group of men and women working to make our community a better place through its primary mission, the Prevention of Child Abuse, and through local community service projects. The Club organizes fundraising activities such as Ribfest over the Fourth of July to provide financial assistance and to promote Americanism, Community Service, Youth Activities and to Prevent Child Abuse and Domestic Violence.   If you are interested in any of the activities mentioned above, call (630) 585-8881 or visit www.ExchangeClub.org. The Exchange Club is always looking for good volunteers.

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