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Teams will be competing for the best tasting ribs on Saturday, July 25 for the Williston Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Rockin’ Ribfest. The event will be held in Downtown Williston.

The Williston Area Chamber of Commerce has released their schedule for Rockin’ Ribfest, being held on July 25.

This year, the Chamber is bringing the event back to Main Street in Downtown Williston. The day will be filled with food, fun, and games for the whole family. The event has free admittance and is open to the public.

“After a whirlwind year, we are excited to still have the opportunity to bring the community together this summer for one of our most exciting annual events,” said Chamber of Commerce Events Manager Caitlyn Holland. “We are hoping this year’s Rockin’ Ribfest will be the largest one yet and we are so appreciative of everyone who has helped make this event happen.”

Rockin’ Ribfest Schedule:

9 a.m. Crazy Days Sidewalk Sales Begin

Main Street Market Opens (Ends at noon)

10 a.m. Kids Zone ft. VRKade (Ends at 7 p.m.)

Food & Craft Vendors open

Noon Lemonade Day Starts (Ends at 2 p.m.)

Cornhole Tournament #1

Bar Opens

2 p.m. Williston’s Got Talent

2:30 p.m. Cornhole Tournament #2

4 p.m. Rib Sales Begin

4 p.m. Talent Show Winners Encore Performance

5 p.m. Live Music with Kenyon France

6:30 p.m. Live Music with Mud Butte Band

8:30 p.m. Rib Cook Off Winners Announced

9 p.m. Live Music with Chaos 901

11 p.m. Explosive Enterprises Fireworks Show

To accomodate Ribfest, several streets will be closed starting at 6 a.m. July 25:

Main Street (from Fourth Street to Second Street)

Fourth Street (from First Avenue W to First Avenue E)

Broadway (from First Avenue W to First Avenue E).

Rockin’ Ribfest 2020 Sponsors:



KLE Construction

City of Williston Star Fund

Ryan Motors

American State Bank & Trust

Re/Max Bakken Realty

Creedence Energy Services

Williston Firefighters Union

G & G Garbage

Walt’s Market

For more information or to register for Ribfest or Williston’s Got Talent, visit www.willistonchamber.com

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