SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Advance tickets are available for Rock'n Ribs, the annual barbecue and music festival that raises money for agencies in the city that serve children.
Rock'n Ribs will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. and will have a new location for its 13th year, using the parking lot of the Community Blood Center of the Ozarks at the intersection of Campbell Avenue at Plainview Road.
Advance tickets may be purchased for $7 at Kum N Go, Hy-Vee, Great Southern Bank and Big Whiskeys. Gate admission is $10.
Over 60 teams will compete in a sanctioned BBQ contest. Local bands entertain and BBQ sampling begins at 1 p.m.
Highlights this year include hot air balloons, a motorcycle show and a YMCA Kids Zone.
The Rotary Clubs of Springfield sponsor Rock'n Ribs.