Rib Fest Contact Event Info Schedule Ribs Contact Us event info Schedule Ribs Contact Sign Up For The 2023 Rib FestWant to cook at Rib Fest? Want to perform at Rib Fest? Want to sell at Rib Fest? Online Form - Ribfest Contact faqs How much does it cost to attend Rib Fest? Expand Entry to Rib Fest is completely free! Registration for the Steelers 5K or tickets for Pitt Panthers and Steelers games game must be purchased separately and are not free with entry to Rib Fest. What time does Rib Fest Open/Close? Expand Rib fest opens at 12 p.m. and closes at 11 p.m. every day Can I bring my own food and beverage? Expand No outside food or beverage is allowed on the festival grounds. This includes, but is not limited to, coolers. Can I bring my own chair and blanket? Expand Absolutely! Attendees are encouraged to bring a folding chair or picnic blanket to better enjoy their time at Rib Fest. Will there be parking? Expand Absolutely! Check out our Parking page for full details.