Tickets for Wichita Ribfest now available

Published On: Apr 23 2014 09:45:03 AM CDT

INTRUST Bank Arena announced Wednesday 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.

Admission into the event is a one-time fee of $5 per person and includes entry for all three days of the festival. Children 5 and under are FREE. Tickets will be sold at the entry gate all three day. Advance tickets are not required.

Tickets allow guests entrance into Wichita Ribfest and entertainment. Ribs, barbeque and other food items and beverages are available for purchase. Some activities will require an additional fee.

Those 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.

On Friday, May 16, guests can enjoy a $2 lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., courtesy of Go Wichita. Admission will be free on Saturday, May 17, 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, May 18, admission will be free to guests with a 2014 Riverfest button.

Event hours are 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. on 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.

The three-day festival will take place in Lot D, the City-managed parking lot located at 777 E. Waterman.

For additional information on Wichita Ribfest including sponsorship and vendor opportunities, visit