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Annual Hartford Rib Off Kick Off Party

October 15, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Annual Hartford Rib Off at Riverside Park

The Hartford Rib Off Kick Off Party  will be held on Friday, October 15, 2021 from 6 to 9 pm at Riverside Park in Hartford, CT.

Must Be 21+ to enter (Hartford Rib Off Kick Off Party)

No pets, no coolers, no drones, no outside alcohol, no weapons.

Wristbands must be worn at all times

Rain or shine. No Refunds

General Tickets include access to the event, access to onsite food vendors (cost of food not included in admission price), free people’s choice samples from our participating pit masters (while supplies last), Kick Off Party tasting glass with continual pours from Connecticut’s best craft breweries, cocktails, live music, unlimited water and soft drinks.

Through family friendly BBQ and community-building events, the Hartford Rib Off is committed to raising awareness and funding to support the various objectives of Greater Hartford nonprofit organizations. Over the past 10 years we have distributed $180,000.00 in proceeds from our event to 7 local charitable organizations.

The Hartford Rib Off prides itself on promoting Hartford, and Riverside Park is one of Hartford’s greatest natural resources. By bringing 2000+ guests to the park, our event showcases Hartford in a unique and exciting way.

ALL proceeds from the 2020 Hartford Rib Off benefit the The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, Journey Home CT, and The Hartford Rib Off Scholarship Fund.


Riverside Park
61 Leibert Rd
Hartford, CT 06120
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