What You Need to Know About This Weekend's Downtown Willoughby Rib Burn Off


  • Emanuel Wallace
The annual Elk & Elk DTW Rib Burn Off returns to downtown Willoughby on Saturday and Sunday. Attended by thousands from all over Northeast Ohio, the family-friendly outdoor celebration provides an opportunity to showcase some of the neighborhood's bars and restaurants as well as bring regional and national barbecue vendors to town to provide a wealth of food options.

Drink options include Shock Top, Bud Light Lemon Tea, Goose Island, Budweiser, Cleveland Whiskey, Three Olives and Pendleton Whisky.

In addition, the Rib Burn Off includes three stages with live music all weekend long. Local bands and musicians will be featured exclusively.

The Meijer kids' zone will include bounce houses, games, an activity tent and Sandy the Pony.

Admission is free and the event runs from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday and from noon to 8 p.m. Sunday.

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