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Little Bear Ribfest

Friday August 17, 2018 - Saturday August 18, 2018

Little Bear Ribfest

Little Bear Ribfest will be held Friday, August 17 from 6-11 pm and Saturday, August 18 from 4-11 pm in Century Park, 1001 Lakeview Parkway, Vernon Hills. There is a $5 entry fee payable at the gate. Children 5 years and under are free.

Six restaurants will be selling their delicious ribs at a nominal cost including Big Ed’s BBQ, Real Urban Barbecue, BBQ’d Productions Bar & Grill, Smokin’ T’s Bar-B-Que, Brothers BBQ and City Barbeque. The Mundelein/Vernon Hills/Lincolnshire Rotary Club will be roasting corn and Bobo's restaurant will be offering ice cream and other desserts. Beverages will be plenty including a variety of beer, wine and soda. New this year is a bourbon bar!

All of the entertainment showcases award winning blues artists! Friday night's entertainment begins with Corey Dennison band at 7 pm and Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers takes the stage at 9 pm. Mike Wheeler Band performs at 5 pm on Saturday night. Chicago Blues Super Session follow at 7 pm and at 9 pm, Mud Morganfield, son of Muddy Waters, takes the stage.

Bring your lawn chairs and relax by the lake as you listen to the best blues music while enjoying delicious ribs and cold beverages! Be sure to visit vhparkdistrict.org/little-bear-ribfest/ for more festival details.


Century Park
1001 Lakeview Parkway
Vernon Hills, IL 60061

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Admission - $5 per person
Children 5 and under are free

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No matter which route you take, all roads lead to fun in Lake County, Illinois, which is located halfway between Chicago and Milwaukee. Lake County is home to 170 lakes and rivers, 30,000 acres of lush forest preserves, miles of hiking and biking trails, Six Flags Great America, Naval Station Great Lakes, Ravinia Festival and sandy beaches along Lake Michigan's shoreline. Family adventure is around every turn and awaits you in Lake County.
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