Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off – August 31, 2016 -September 5, 201

Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off

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Sparks Victorian Square
August 31, 2016 -September 5, 2016

Calling All Rib Lovers!

If you love ribs and BBQ, then be sure to attend America’s BEST rib competition, August 31-September 5!  The 28th annual Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off, hosted by the Nugget Casino Resort, transforms the Labor Day holiday into a must-attend culinary, music, craft, and family end-of-summer affair.  Come out to Sparks Victorian Square and enjoy ribs from up to 24 of the best cookers from across the world!   As always, parking, admission and live entertainment is free.
For the map and location of this year’s rib cookers, click here.
Information below is tentative and subject to change.  Check back in the summer for updates and a list of the 24 competing rib cookers.
Event Hours & Food Booths
• Wednesday–Sunday: 11:00am–9:00pm
• Monday: 11:00am–5:00pm
Food and concessions will be available during event hours only. The Kids’ Area is open every day. Pets and non-service animals are not permitted on Victorian Square, per local regulations.
Rib Village (VIP eating area, tickets required)
• Wednesday-Sunday: 4:00pm – 9:00pm
• Monday: 12:00pm – 5:00pm
Rib Village is a VIP area within the Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-off where you can get UNLIMITED ribs and drinks for up to 10 people. Tables will be available for purchase; click here for more info.
Nugget World Rib Eating Championship
• Wednesday: 6:00pm at the Main Stage
Major League Eating (MLE), the governing body of all stomach-centric sports, will host the 10th annual Nugget World Rib Eating Championship. The country’s best competitive eaters will vie for $5,000 and the title of World Champion.  It’s estimated the top competitors will consume eight or more pounds of meat during the 12-minute competition.
Entertainment Schedule
More than 40 bands will play on multiple stages during the six-day event on Victorian Square in Sparks, Nevada. The most popular acts (below) will perform on the Main Stag and are free to the public

Check back in the early August for details

Parking & Event Shuttles
Free parking in the surrounding neighborhoods of Victorian Square, but festival attendees are encouraged to use the FREE shuttle service which runs on the following extended schedule:
• Wednesday-Thursday:  5:00pm – 11:00pm
• Friday:  5:00pm – 1:00am
• Saturday-Sunday:  10:00am – 1:00am
Shuttle Pick-up:  Legends at Sparks Marina (between Fudrucker’s and Popeye’s).
Shuttle Drop-off: RTC Centennial Plaza, Victorian Ave at 14th St.

 

  

Contact Info

Visit Web Site
E-Mail: ribcookoff@janugget.com
Phone: 800-843-2427

Location

Sparks Victorian Square

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