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Rib Fest Throwdown

HDE Agency announces

the Inaugural Rib Fest Throwdown

Showcasing 20 of our country’s finest Ribbers as they sprawl the festival grounds – armed with delicious, irresistible mouth-watering ribs. The Rib Fest Throwdown is family friendly for all to indulge, experience and enjoy two days filled with ribs, live entertainment, carnival rides/games, themed competitions, activities and more…

A portion of the proceeds benefit

A Mighty Change of Heart

When & Where

Event Postponed

Mark Coronado Park  |  City of Surprise

15850 N. Bullard Ave., Surprise, AZ 85374

Surprise, Arizona is a mecca for recreation and family-fun!

Surrounded by mountain park lands, the gorgeous landscape sets the stage for the city’s vibrant sports scene, growing arts community and fantastic restaurants! It’s the perfect place to find your adventure… find your retreat... find your Surprise!

Learn more at exploresurprise.com.


General Admission

  • Pre-Sale - 2 Tickets for $16
  • Pre-Sale - Group Admission (4 pack): $30
  • Pre-Sale - Family Pack (Includes 6 tickets): $40
  • Pre-Sale - Stay & Play Pack (Includes 1 Room Night & 2 tickets) $125
  • Day of General Admission - $10
  • Children 12 and under FREE

Corral Pass

$50 presale ONLY ONLINE! Two-day Corral Pass $75 presale ONLY ONLINE.

The Corral Pass is for entertainment fans! You’ll enjoy front and side stage access in a gated area plus these great benefits:

  • Beer Bucket Included: four craft beer beverages, Includes souvenir bucket & unlimited water
  • Snacks Included: Beef Jerky + Chips
  • 21 & over only
  • Front Stage Access/View
  • Private Restrooms
  • Private Seating

Vip Admission

$100 presale ONLY ONLINE!

Stay & Play (2-day package)
$125 presale ONLY ONLINE!

  • Beverage Included: includes six alcohol beverages, unlimited soft drinks and water
  • Food Included: includes catering from local BBQ Restaurant throughout the day
  • 21 & over only
  • Front Stage Access/View
  • Private Restrooms
  • Private Seating

Activities & Entertainment

  • National Concert Lawn
  • Family Zone
  • Experience Quarters
  • Harley-Davidson Pavilion
  • Gaming Pavilion
  • Earnhardt Auto Centers & RV Show
  • Off-Road Area
  • VIP Lounge
  • BBQ Island Pit Row
  • Arizona Inflatable Events Carnival & Kid Zone
  • Fry’s Backyard Throwdown Competition
  • Battle of the Bands – Live & Local
  • Eating Competitions
  • Photo Booth

Flair Performances

  • Balancing
  • Flame Throwing
  • Sword Swallowing

Lawn Games

  • Cornhole
  • Jenga
  • Connect Four
  • Checkers
  • Beer Pong
  • Kong Pong
  • Ladder Golf
  • Ring Toss
  • Maze
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