Little Bear Ribfest
Friday, Aug 19 2022, 6:00pm - 11:00pm CDT. copy to my calendar, iCal export
Century Park Arboretum 1002 Lakeview Pkwy, Vernon Hills, IL 60061, United States (map)

Vernon Hills Park District’s 11th Annual Little Bear Ribfest
Little Bear Ribfest will be held Friday, August 19 from 6-11 pm and Saturday, August 20 from 4-11 pm in the Century Park Arboretum, 1002 Lakeview Parkway, Vernon Hills. There is a $5 entry fee payable at the gate. Children 5 years and under are free. Proceeds from Little Bear Ribfest support the Park District’s Family Scholarship Fund

Numerous restaurants will be selling their delicious ribs and side dishes at a nominal cost. The Mundelein/Vernon Hills Rotary Club will be roasting corn and Bo-Bo's restaurant will be offering ice cream and other desserts. Beverages will be plenty including a variety of beer, bourbon, wine and soda.

All of the entertainment showcases award winning blues artists! Friday night's entertainment begins with The Chicago Experience at 7 pm, and Jake & Elwood take the stage at 9 pm. Funky Mojo Daddy perform at 5 pm on Saturday night. Laura Rain & The Caesars follow at 7 pm and at 9 pm, Shawn Holt & The Teardrops take 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 for more festival details.