(WICHITA, Kan.) — Ribfest starts this Thursday and runs through Saturday. The three-day festival takes place in Lot D, the City-managed parking lot located at 777 E. Waterman.
Wichita Ribfest will showcase six national rib vendors, as well as a stage featuring local and regional musical acts.Most meals are under $10, but each vendor sets their own pricing. Event admission is $4 per person, with children 12 and under admitted for free.
Hours for the event are 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Courtesy of Go Wichita, admission will be half-price from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Guests wearing a 2012 Riverfest button receive free admission.
It took Dustin Blankman about ten years to perfect his ribs recipe.
"What you're looking for is that smoke ring right there, and you get a good look at that smoke ring," he explained.
He thinks he found the secret to making the perfect set of ribs.