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Date: October 15-17, 2021
Time: Times Vary by Day
Location: Francis Field, 25 W Castillo Dr, St. Augustine, FL  32084

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Celebrating 25 Year

The annual Rhythm & Ribs Festival includes award-winning Bar-B-Que from regional and national BBQ Champions as well as great live music.  There are also arts & crafts and vendors galore along with kids games, rides, and activities.   Definitely something to satisfy everyone!

BBQ vendors include Carolina Rib King, Desperados BBQ, Off The Bone BBQ, Porky n Beans, and Johnsons BBQ.   Try one or try them all.

Performances this year are by:  Travis Tritt, Jordan Fletcher, Muscadine Bloodline, Walker Montgomery, Crawford & Power, Luke Langford Band, Darrell Rae Music, Davis and The Loose Cannons, and DJ EL.

You know it’s a festival you won’t want to miss when it’s been voted St. Augustine’s Best Festival by readers of the St. Augustine Record from 2001-2009 and 2013-2015.   And St. Augustine’s Best Food Festival by the readers of Folio Weekly 2019!  They can easily by around for another 25 years!

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Festival History

Founded by St. Augustine Sunrise Rotary in 1995 as an event from which all proceeds are donated to charitable organizations for local and international service-oriented projects, as well as providing a fun filled weekend for the whole community.

The festival began as a small Barbeque Fest (its original name) and has grown each year.  Barbeque aficionados as well as music lovers from all over the Southeast and beyond are drawn to the event. You’ll find people of all ages enjoying the food, music and fun.

Over the years, as the festival has grown, the music line-up has expanded to include headliners like the Marshall Tucker Band, Sister Hazel, Leon Russell and more.  Many well-loved local and regional musicians perform as well.

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