Grill smoke carries barbecue flavors through the air as beer, sauce and music flow freely.
Ribfest is coming November 7 and 8 to Homestead Air Reserve Park (Moody Drive and SW 122 Avenue).
Local ribbers Huckleberry Hillbilly and Smoke & Spice battle out-of-state touring barbecue teams like Big Boned BBQ in the rib competition where "12 grill masters will compete for best barbecue meat and sauce; from ribs and chicken, to pork and brisket," according to a press release.
Joan Jett and The Blackhearts and Blue Oyster Cult are musical
headliners on Saturday night. Country music on Sunday with Tracy
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Lawrence, appearing later at the Nashville Mission Turkey Fry, and
Chuck Wicks, who just played the National Peanut Festival in Alabama.
Tickets are either $15 according to the press release or $10 according to the event's website. Either way, it's $5 to park and kids 10 and under are free. Ribfest goes from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.
Log on to miamiribfest.com for more info. Also, check out our coverage of last year's Ribfest here.