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Wichita Ribfest Admission Wristbands On Sale Now

The SMG-managed INTRUST Bank Arena announced today that admission wristbands for the third annual Wichita Ribfest, set for Friday, May 16 through Sunday, May 18, 2014, are now available for advance purchase at the INTRUST Bank Arena box office. The three-day festival will take place in Lot D, the City-managed parking lot located at 777 E. Waterman.

Event admission is a one-time fee of $5 per person and includes entry for all three days of the festival, with children 5 and under admitted for free. Advance tickets are not required and admission wristbands will be sold at the entry gate all three days. Guests interested in purchasing admission wristbands in advance can do so at the INTRUST Bank Arena box office from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays.

Guests can enjoy $2 lunch admission Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., courtesy of Go Wichita. Admission will be free on Saturday to Brantley Gilbert ticket holders for the concert at INTRUST Bank Arena that night and military personnel with ID can enjoy buy one get one free admission. On Sunday, admission will be free to guests with a 2014 Riverfest button. Admission allows entrance into Wichita Ribfest and includes entertainment. Ribs, barbeque and other food items and beverages are available for purchase. Some activities will require an additional fee. Hours for the event are 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday.

Wichita Ribfest is an outdoor festival featuring award-winning barbeque and music. Other aspects of the event include a main stage featuring local and regional musical acts, a beer garden, a kid’s play-area, local vendors and a VIP tent. Media sponsors for the event include Clear Channel Media & Entertainment, Journal Broadcast Group, Connoisseur Media, KSN, Atomic Enterprises and the Wichita Eagle. Other festival sponsors include Printing Inc., Hyatt Regency Wichita, Cox Business, ServiceMaster, Kansas Golf & Turf, House of Schwan, Cessna and All Things Barbecue. For additional information on Wichita Ribfest including sponsorship and vendor opportunities, visit


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