Enjoy all-you-can-eat ribs
Enjoy all-you-can-eat ribs from every rib vendor at the Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off! Your ticket to this barbecue-lovers' paradise also entitles you to delicious side dishes, dessert and all-you-can-responsibly drink beverages, including beer and wine. Your palette deserves this delicious journey, but tables are limited and sell quickly. BUY NOW
The Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off is America’s biggest and best free-entry barbecue festival!
Admission, parking, shuttles and entertainment are always free!
What To Do
Children will delight in an array of rides and activities. Ride tickets will be available for purchase just outside of the kids’ area.
Enjoy shopping at the Crafters' Crossing at the Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off. Vendors from all over the western region bring a variety of goods to sell at the event.
The Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off’s famous mascot, Mr. Ribster will return to the event this year.
The Nugget Casino Resort is partnering with Budweiser and Morrey Distributing to bring a craft Beer Garden area to the rib cook-off. The Beer Garden will be located on Victorian Plaza, near the fountain. Enjoy select craft beers that were specially selected to pair well with delicious barbecue.