Everything To Expect at This Weekend’s Willoughby Rib Burn Off

Drawing thousands of people from all over Northeast Ohio, the Downtown Willoughby Rib Burn Off (running Sat, May 18 from noon to 10 p.m. and Sun, May 19 from noon to 8 p.m.) is set to rock once again. From the band lineup, to the participating restaurants, here's all the important information you need to succeed at this delicious and free Willoughby event. 

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First off, the Willoughby Rib Burn Off touts free admission. That means you’ll see a boatload of bands for free, and all the people-watching is free. The ribs, however, are not free. 
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First off, the Willoughby Rib Burn Off touts free admission. That means you’ll see a boatload of bands for free, and all the people-watching is free. The ribs, however, are not free.

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The event is open to all ages, including “picky” kids. 
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The event is open to all ages, including “picky” kids.

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And there is an Kids Zone for families as well, courtesy Meijer. 
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And there is an Kids Zone for families as well, courtesy Meijer.

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Do bring cash to pay for all the ribs you’d like to eat. ATMs are provided. 
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Do bring cash to pay for all the ribs you’d like to eat. ATMs are provided.

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Because there are so many ribs you’ll want to try. 
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Because there are so many ribs you’ll want to try.

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So many ribs.
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So many ribs.

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And more ribs.
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And more ribs.

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And maybe even pulled pork.
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And maybe even pulled pork.

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Expect food from Beckham's B&E Barbecue, Bg's Main Event, Barrio, Desperado's BBQ & Rib Co., Fat Freddies BBQ, Gary's World Famous Foods, Hog Wild BBQ, The Proper Pig Smokehouse, Smoke Ring BBQ, Smokin' T's BBQ, Quaker Funnel Cakes and Pulp
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Expect food from Beckham's B&E Barbecue, Bg's Main Event, Barrio, Desperado's BBQ & Rib Co., Fat Freddies BBQ, Gary's World Famous Foods, Hog Wild BBQ, The Proper Pig Smokehouse, Smoke Ring BBQ, Smokin' T's BBQ, Quaker Funnel Cakes and Pulp

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Expect plenty of beverages, too. Non-alcoholic and adult alike. 
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Expect plenty of beverages, too. Non-alcoholic and adult alike.

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