The Fortress’s One Way Festival/Ribfest

August 01, 2020


Date(s) - August 1, 2020
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Robbins Island


Ticket Fees Apply


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The Fortress’s One Way Festival/Ribfest
Saturday, August 1st from 1-8pm
at Robbins Island

The Fortress and ATLAS of West Central Minnesota are once again partnering to host One Way Festival 2020! One Way is an end-of-summer family event, on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at Robbins Island Park in Willmar, MN. This event will be a time to worship our mighty God, fellowship with the community, and support two local ministries working together to bring the hope of Jesus Christ to hurting lives.

This family-friendly event will include:
– Music provided by Christian singers
– A Rib Cook Off. Show off your rib skills by signing up a rib team today (Register at,
– Grilled sweet corn, watermelon, beverages, and other food items available for purchase, and
– Activities for kids.

The day will start with a community worship service at 11:30am followed by a free community meal from noon to 1pm. The worship service and community meal will be free and open to all.

Gates will then open at 1pm and tickets will be required for entry from 1pm to close.

Cost for the event
Children 8 and under are free
This is an outdoor event and is rain or shine.
Bring your own chair or blanket

Come for four bands and plenty of ribs.
Food tokens to purchase food will be $1 per token and available for purchase at the event.
This is a family friendly, non-alcoholic event!

We are looking for backyard grillers!
1st Prize – $1000
2nd Prize – $500
People’s Choice Award $300

When: Saturday, August 1, 2020 all day. Arrive on site at 7 am to set up grills and grill site.
Who: All backyard grillers!
Entry Fee: Early bird signup is $75 and it’s $100 day of the event entry fee includes 6 racks.
Ribs: St. Louis Style will be provided 6 racks minimum please.
Judging: at 4:00 pm. Ribs will be served shortly there after until gone.
Culture: Family Friendly! Part of the One Way Festival, a non-alcoholic event!

Fundraiser for Atlas and The Fortress
Contact: Rich Oxley – Email:

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Questions? Contact the CVB