96.5 WCMF's ROC City Rib Fest!

Memorial Day Weekend

Barnard Firemen's Field
360 Maiden Lane
Rochester, NY 14616
United States

Event Description:

96.5 WCMF's Roc City Rib Fest, Rochester's longtime premier BBQ and music festival, is back!

The fest happens Memorial Day weekend, May 25th - 28th at the Barnard Fireman's Field in Greece! ROC City Rib Fest will feature BBQ favorites, not only from right here in Rochester, but also from across the country.

The four day, family-friendly event will include live music, a retail and craft vendor area, and an interactive kids zone!

You have until 11:59pm EST Thursday, May 24th to purchase your family four pack of tickets for $15 HERE or buy them at the door for $5 each.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE! In honor of Memorial Day Weekend active-duty, reserve and retired U.S. Military members get in to the Roc City Rib Fest for FREE with valid military ID.​

Kids 10 and under are Free Admission. Anyone under 18 should be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian or adult over the age of 21. No pets, outside food or beverage, bicycles or skateboards are permitted inside the event. However, you may bring a small chair, umbrella and blankets.

Full Schedule: May 25th 4p - 10p    May 26th 11a-10p     May 27th 11a-10p     May 28th 11a-7p


Local BBQ:

Bad to the Bone

58 Main BBQ

Alex’s Place

Smokin’ Hot Chicks BBQ

Sticky Lips BBQ


National BBQ:

Gator BBQ (Florida)

Bad Wolf BBQ (Ontario, Canada)

Howling Coyote BBQ (Illinois)

Butch’s Smack Your Lips BBQ (New Jersey)

Sin City BBQ (Lake Placid, Florida)

More to come…


Other Festival Favorites:

Sonny’s Landing

Nancy’s Fried Dough

Christy’s Kettle Corn

Red Osier

Abbott’s Frozen Custard

Coco Bongo Frozen Drinks

Ashley Lynn Wineries (Wine Slushies)

…and more to still be announced!