St. Petersburg's Ribfest 2009

RIBFEST 2009 – Presented by Miller Lite, Bright House and Transitions Optical

Mark your calendars for November 13, 14, 15. That’s when the Northeast Exchange Club of St. Petersburg will fill Vinoy Park on the downtown waterfront with ribs, music and a family fun zone for some great causes.

Ribfest marks its 21ST year of helping a variety of youth-oriented causes “one rib at a time”. This fun-filled three day charity fundraiser features the best barbeque ribs in the  World, national touring artists playing classic and southern rock and country hits.  George Thorogood & the Destroyers,The Zac Brown Band and many more bands on stage.

Hell on Wheels, the nations leading BMX action stunt show, sponsored by Tobacco Free Florida, will be performing throughout the weekend along with a Classic and Custom Car Show, presented by Tires Plus on Saturday. There are fun activities for kids, too – making Ribfest a great family get-together.

Presale tickets available in October at all Rally Food Stores.

Through the years Ribfest proceeds have contributed $2.8 million to local causes including:
• All Children’s Hospital and the construction of its new hospital
• Child abuse prevention – Help-A-Child. and Family Resources
• Northeast Exchange Club service projects with Youth and Community Service
• Promoting Americanism by installing Freedom Shrines at local schools

Ribfest is the community’s way to continuing helping these youth focused causes by simply coming out and sampling the best ribs in the world. Northeast Exchange Club’s Ribfest presented by Miller Lite, Bright House and Transitions Optical is all about “Rockin’ Ribs – Helpin’ Kids."

For more information, photos & logo visit the Ribfest website at
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