Kick off this Labor Day weekend with The Best in the West Rib Cook Off, going on now in Victorian Square! With over 23 cooks from around the country competing, and 240,000 pounds of piggy, you can be sure the ribs are good and a plentiful! The event continues through Monday, September 2nd, and offers more than just tasty meats. Vendors are selling merchandise and t-shirts, corn on the cob, cold beer and refreshments, and of course free music! Tonight you can catch country superstar David Nail starting at 7pm! Each night features a new artist on the main stage, and during the day there’s music on the Plaza Stage from 11am-1:30pm, 2pm-5pm, and 6pm-9pm!
The event started in 1989 with just a few of the Nugget’s customers. Today the cook off brings in more than half a million visitors! The event concludes Monday, September 2nd at 2pm with a check for $20,000 awarded to the best rib cookers in the country! Don’t miss this one of a kind taste-bud adventure!