Berea's National Rib Cook-Off and Beer Fest

Berea's National Rib Cook-Off and Beer Fest
Saturday, May 28, 2022 from 11:00am to 11:00pm
Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds
164 Eastland Road

Welcome to the home of Berea’s National Rib Cook-Off &am; Beer Fest, recently named one of 15 Can’t Miss Food Events in Cleveland. Year to year, some things never change about the Cook-Off. From face-painting to a rock climbing wall, Berea’s National Rib Cook-Off and Beer Fest makes a special effort to create family friendly environment with a picnic style atmosphere. Our Festival offers Free Parking All Weekend Long, Free Admission for kids under 12, and in celebration of National Military Appreciation Month, on Monday (Memorial Day), Retired and Active-Duty Military personnel showing proper military ID will be admitted for FREE. General Admission is free on Friday Before 5pm, only $10 after 5pm, and Just $10 on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday (Memorial Day). Musical Entertainment is Free all weekend long with your paid cook-Off admission.

Ribbers: Featuring a hand picked selection of some of the best rib teams in the Cleveland area—Berea’s National Rib Cook-Off and Beer Fest is the connoisseur’s choice among barbecue aficionados. Whether you spell it BBQ, Barbecue or Bar-B-Que, if you’re feeling saucy, Berea’s National Rib Cook-Off spells a sizzling good time! The 10 Rib Teams competing in 2022 for Best Ribs, Best Sauce and People’s Choice Awards are listed below.

After Hours BBQ, Armadillo's, Bg's Old Town BBQ, Blazin' Broncos, Desperado's, Mojo's Famous BBQ, Pigfoot BBQ, Porky Chicks BBQ, Smokin' T's, Wright's Catering


Following is a preliminary schedule of acts slated to perform on the Southwest General Stage at the 2022 Berea’s National Rib Cook-Off.


Saturday, the Cook-Off will offer some of the best music from both sides of the pond, featuring American rock from Jam Machine and Follow the Sun, and a mini-British invasion from acclaimed Beatles cover band, Revolution Pie. So head on down to the fairgrounds for some great music and eats!

1:30pm - 3:30pm: Jam Machine
Comprised of seasoned veteran musicians, the group provides quality professional entertainment for your event, party or venue.

4:30pm - 6:30pm: Follow the Sun
Established in 2018, Follow the Sun has taken the Cleveland music scene by storm with their distinct sound, diverse taste in music and broad range of vocals. Their members consist of Bob Wick on drums, Richie Jackson on lead guitar, Gene Guercia on rhythm, Ryan Bellinger on bass, and Laura Fedor and Sophie Jackson on lead vocals. With their collective years of experience in the music industry, these six have come together to create a sound that is truly unique and special. Covering a wide variety of musical genres and eras, they strive to have something for everyone; from the 50’s through today, no genre is left behind and they are constantly working on expanding their set list.

7:30pm - 10:30pm: Revolution Pie - A Tribute to the Beatles
Revolution Pie is one of Northeast Ohio’s premier Beatles Tribute Bands. They have played for many thousands of Beatle fans at various events over the last 18 years. Revolution Pie specializes in not just one but every aspect of The Beatles musical history including the early mop top, psychedelic, hippie and rooftop era’s. Their repertoire includes over 100 songs taken from all 13 Beatles albums and covers the entire spectrum of The Beatles stellar recording careers. They use Vox amps, Rickenbacker guitars, the Hofner bass, DW drums and Roland keyboards to achieve the proper sound of The Beatles recordings.

Admission: Saturday: $10

Rain Or Shine!
Kids 12 and Under Get In Free!
Parking Is Free!

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