Kalamazoo Ribfest 2014 is officially underway! Many who have attended or are planning to attend have questions about the festival, so we've put together this handy guide. Keep checking back as we keep you up to date on everything that's going down at Ribfest this year.

How do we get beverages?

Alcoholic beverages are available in designated areas throughout the festival grounds and must be paid for using drink tickets, which are available at convenient kiosks for the price of $1 per ticket. The amount of tickets per beverage depends on your drink choice. Check your program on the way into the festival for updated drink prices.

What about non-alcoholic drinks?

We have water and soda available for two tickets a piece.

I bought Ribfest tickets in advance. Where should I go?

You made the right call! Ticket holders looking to gain entry into the festival should head to the west entrance near Eleanor Street.

I didn't buy advance tickets and need to purchase them on-site. What about me?

Not a problem, either. In this instance you should head to the main entrance at the bridge on Water Street.

What about VIP tickets?

If you're looking to enjoy Ribfest in style, a VIP ticket is where it's at! VIP ticket holders should enter through the Eleanor Street entrance on the west side of the festival grounds. If you're interested in purchasing a VIP ticket, you can also head to the Eleanor Street gate.

Are pets allowed?

Unfortunately, pets are not allowed on the festival grounds for Ribfest.

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