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Smokin’ for The Link Rib Fest
Sunday, June 13th, 2021 from 1-5pm

The “Rib Fest” (as it has become affectionately known) is The Link’s premier summer fundraising event. This event makes it possible to help stabilize children, families, and seniors in need.
For the seventh year, a dozen teams will make their way to Goat Ridge Brewing Co. to smoke and grill over 4,000 lbs. of ribs. And pies. So. Many. Delicious. Pies.

Craft beer available from the brewery.

VIP Access opens at 1pm
Tasting starts at 2pm

Tasting tickets are $25 and tasting will be 2 pm – 5 pm. It includes 5 samples + 1 piece of pie.

VIP tickets are $100 with early access from 1 pm – 2 pm. A Rib Sample from each rib team (plus a couple more samples depending on amount of teams) + 2 pieces of pie + 2 beverages.
VIP tickets are for people wishing to gain early access with the first tastes of ribs and pie. It is designed for two people to share a rib from each team.
Only 100 VIP tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

Purchase tickets online by CLICKING HERE.

A big thank you to the generosity and support of about 1,000 people supporting this event, making it the premier culinary + music event of the summer (in our not-so-humble opinion).

The Rib Fest supports The Link’s efforts to help people in need in Northern Kandiyohi County. The Link engages caring community members with the opportunity to make a difference through the Wildcat Backpack Program, The Link Food Pantry, a household goods exchange, a thrift store, and through our outreach program for people needing information and resources.