NE Pork Producers Capital City Ribfest

Here Come The Mummies on Saturday!

Aug 16 - 18 , 2018
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  • Dates Aug 16 - 18 , 2018
  • Location Pinnacle Bank Arena Festival Space
  • Tickets $5 at the Gate Only
    Free for Kids ages 11 & younger

    FREE ADMISSION & FREE SIDES: On Thursday, August 16 and Friday, August 17 from 11AM – 2PM with a can of food for the Food Bank of Lincoln as a suggested admission.
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  • Public Parking

    $5 — Festival Parking Lot
    $5 — Haymarket Park Lots 20-21
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About The Event

Thursday, August 16 
11:30AM — Chris Sayre
5:00PM — Diamond Empire
7:00PM — Evan Bartels & The Stoney Lonesomes

Friday, August 17 
11:30AM — John Walker
5:00PM — Mike Semrad & The River Hawks
7:00PM — Lloyd McCarter & The Honky Tonk Revival
9:00PM — Emmett Bower Band

Saturday, August 18
7:00PM — AM/FM
9:00PM — Here Come The Mummies

Event Dates & Times
Thursday, Aug. 16 — 11AM to 10PM
Friday, Aug. 17 — 11AM to 11:30PM
Saturday, Aug. 18 — 11AM to 11:30PM

Admission at the Gate Only
$5.00 — Adults
FREE — Kids 11 & Under
On Thursday, August 16 and Friday, August 17, admission is FREE from 11AM – 2PM with a can of food for the Food Bank of Lincoln as a suggested admission.

Participating Rib Vendors  

  • Aussom Aussie: Sydney, Australia
  • BBQ King Smokehouse: Woodstock, IL
  • Blazing Bronco BBQ Co.: Cleveland, OH
  • Desperado’s BBQ & Rib Co.: Hinckley, OH
  • Fine Smoke BBQ: Westerville, OH
  • Howling Coyote Southwestern BBQ: Chicago, IL
  • Johnson’s BBQ: Chesapeake, VA
    *Vendors subject to change

2018 Ribfest Sponsors

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Directions to festival space public parking

(SMG-Managed: 402.904.4444)

  • Take West “O” Street to Sun Valley Boulevard.
  • Take a right onto Sun Valley Boulevard and go north to Line Drive.
  • From Line Drive follow the signs to the Festival Space parking lot.

Patrons may walk to the arena utilizing the connecting Pedestrian Bridge.


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More Information

  • How To Purchase

    Tickets can be purchased at the gate only.
    Kids 11 & under are free.

  • Event Policies

    Pinnacle Bank Arena is a CLEAR BAG POLICY venue. CLEAR BAGS and small clutch-sized purses are only allowed at entry. To view clear bag policy and list of prohibited items, visit

    Cell phone photos are permitted. No professional cameras or cameras with detachable lenses. No audio or video allowed.

    No outside food or beverage brought into the venue. No coolers.

    No water bottles brought into the venue. 

    No weapons including pocket knives and tasers. These items will be confiscated and not returned.

    No signs. No selfie sticks. No iPads. No skateboards or bicycles inside the festival area.

  • Special Accommodations

    For special accommodations, please call Olivia Fowler, 402.904.5641 or email [email protected] no less than two weeks prior to event.