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The Great American RIBFEST is back!!

Circle the dates of June 19-21 – Father’s Day Weekend – and join 15,000 of your friends and family at the 2nd annual Great American Ribfest!! 

Taking place at the Budweiser Brewery in Merrimack NH, this outdoor festival will feature great food, great live music, great beer, and great kid’s activities – all to support local charities!

Check out last year’s band schedule & vendor list below to get an idea of what you can expect this year. Summer can’t arrive soon enough!
Festival Dates & Hours

Friday: 4:00pm – 10:00pm
Saturday: 11:00am – 10:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am – 7:00pm

This is a RAIN or SHINE event.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Merrimack Rotary Club

2020 Music Lineup

Friday
The Sun Dogs
5:00-6:20pm
Rock
The Sun Dogs
5:00-6:20pm
Rock
Alex Preston
6:45-8:05pm
American Idol, Indie Rock
Alex Preston
6:45-8:05pm
American Idol, Indie Rock
Chris Fitz Band
8:30-10:00pm
Blues Rock
Chris Fitz Band
8:30-10:00pm
Blues Rock
Saturday
Cody James Gang
11:00am-12:20pm
Roots Rock
Cody James Gang
11:00am-12:20pm
Roots Rock
The New Rockwells
12:45-2:00pm
Indie Rock
The New Rockwells
12:45-2:00pm
Indie Rock
Best Not Broken
2:30-4:00pm
Rock/Pop
Best Not Broken
2:30-4:00pm
Rock/Pop
Dionysia
4:30-6:00pm
Rock/Pop
Dionysia
4:30-6:00pm
Rock/Pop
Vertical Horizon
8:00-10:00pm
Rock
Vertical Horizon
8:00-10:00pm
Rock
Sunday
Stomp
Stomp & Holler
11:00am-1:00pm
Country/Bluegrass
Grayson Ty
1:30-3:30pm
Indie Rock
Grayson Ty
1:30-3:30pm
Indie Rock
Seth Yacovone Band
4:00-6:00pm
Blues Rock
Seth Yacovone Band
4:00-6:00pm
Blues Rock

2019 Vendors

Here’s a current list of the vendors participating in this year’s Great American Ribfest. More to be announced soon!!

Food Vendors

ACF Professional Chefs of New HampshireBaked Stuffed Potatoes, Whoopie Pies
Bruster’s Ice CreamIce Cream
Butch’s Smack Your Lips BBQBBQ, sides
Cheese Louise – Grilled Cheese sandwiches
Clyde’s Cupcakes – Cupcakes, brownies
Cultured Tea Leaf – Salads, Curry Rice Bowl
Dudley’s Concessions – Chicken wraps/wings/tenders, Chicken Parm, Meatball sandwich
Flavors – Caribbean, empanadas, plantains, fried desserts
Fried Dough
Fried Oreos & Sweets

Gator BBQBBQ, sides
GK&K Pushcarts & Concessions – Burgers, dogs, steak & cheese, sausages, fresh cut fri
Huntspoint BBQ Restaurant – BBQ, sides 
Jack’s Down Home BBQ – BBQ, sides
Northern Fire & SliceWood-fired pizza
Phily’s Good Eats – Fresh cut French Fries, Poutine, Chicken Tenders
Roasted Sweet Corn – Farm fresh, fire-roasted sweet corn w/fresh butter & seasonings
Sillie Puffs Cotton CandyCotton Candy
Smokehaus BBQ BBQ, sides
Squeels on WheelsBBQ, sides
Sweet Crunch Bake ShopCookies, Baked Goods
The Melted Cheesiere – Mac & Cheese
T-Roy’s BBQ – BBQ, sides
Urban Nut RoastersFresh roast cinnamon-glazed almonds, pecans & cashews
Ye Olde English Seafood – Seafood

Product & Service Vendors

9Round MerrimackFitness Gym
American Frozen Foods – Home delivery service specializing in gourmet meats
Break Free 603 – Escape games, scavenger hunt
Cruise Planners – Vacation planning
Cutco CutleryCutlery, Kitchen supplies
Dandido Hot Sauce
Diamond Resorts International Marketing
– Resorts & vacation packages
Digital Federal Credit Union – Personal & business banking
Drive Electric NH Electric car demonstrations
Effin Sauces Co – Hot sauce
Fatface
– Arlie sweatshirt
Granite State ApparelNew Hampshire-inspired Clothing
Gunther’s Goodies Dog & cat treats & toys, handmade pet signs
Heidi Jo’s Jerky – Beef jerky, hot snacks
InnSeason Resorts – New England vacation ownership
Jarica LaFountain State Farm – Insurance & financial services
Jolly Jumpers – Fishing game
KBK Sports – Sports memorabilia, silent auction items
LeafFilter North, LLCLeafFilter Gutter Protection
Live Free ChiropracticSpinal assessments
Lowe’s Home Improvement – Home improvement supplies
LulaRoe Mobile Boutique – Clothing & accessories
Merrimack Hawks Cheerleading Program – Cheerleading program
Owens Corning / Lux Renovations – Basement finishing systems
Petro Home Services – Heating & air service
PIC Home Pros – Home repair estimates for bathtubs, kitchen & siding
Psychic Visions & Spiritual Meditations by Chanel – Spiritual readings, Tarot, crystals
St. Joseph Hospital – Mobile Health Clinic
Scentsy – Aromatherapy, cleaning, body, kid’s products
Spark Academy of Advanced Technologies – Charter school, robotic displays
Stone Street Tye-Dye – Handmade Tie-Dye clothing & accessories
Title Boxing Club – Nashua – Fitness club memberships
Trading FacesFace Painting
True Stim Retail – Electronic muscle stimulators & all device attachments

2019 Special Events

2-4pm Sunday – Karate Demonstrations by Merrimack Karate

Sunday – Appearance by 2019 Miss New Hampshire, Sarah Tubbs

If you’re interested in vending or sponsoring the event, please contact Jeremy@J2Levents.com for more information.

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