Annual Rib Fest, Saturday, September 25th, 2010 from 4pm – 11pm. The Fall Rib Fest will feature 10 vendors this year to satisfy the palates of area rib-lovers. Vendors include: Nickerson’s, Just Smok’n BBQ for U, Kissners, Am Vets, Defiance Fire Department, Jewel Fire Department, The Station, Nancy’s, Defiance Swim Club (DAYS), and Welker’s Ribs.
Music will start at 4pm this year with Jami Young providing karaoke until 6:30pm. At 7pm Wally and the Beavs will be center stage to provide music until 11pm. If you feel like a “Rock Start at Heart,” raffle tickets will be available during the evening for a chance to perform on stage with Wally and the Beavs that evening.
Adult beverages will be served throughout the evening and the Defiance Senior Center will sell pop and water. Other food available will be fries from Frank’s Fries, pie from Bud’s, hot dogs from Dawgs and Spuds and ice cream from Eric’s All American.
There will be a $3 admission fee at the gate. 12 and under will be free. You must provide valid identification to recieve a bracelet that enables you to purchase adult beverages. Entry gates will be located at 4th and Clinton and 2nd and Clinton.
A special addition to the event this year will be the opportunity to view the Budweiser Clydesdales. The Clydesdales will be located on west 4th street from 2pm – 5pm. The horse will parade the downtown area at 2pm and 3pm. This exciting opportunity has been provided to the community by City Beverage.