Pig out at Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-off
We’re not saying skip all barbecues Labor Day weekend, we’re just saying GO BIG, with 230,000+ pounds of ribs at the Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-off at Victorian Square in Sparks! From August, 27- September 1, JA Nugget will be holding their 26th annual Rib Cook-off. The aromas will collide in the air to conjure a perfume of mouthwatering desire, and the hundreds of fully-packed grills will call out for you to stop at every vendor. There will be 24 rib vendors from all around the world coming prepared to feed an expected crowd of 500,000 people. Watch in awe as rib-eating champions devour multiple pounds of savory sauce covered swine during the Nugget Rib Cook-off World Rib Eating Championship. Last year’s 1st place prize went to the record holding Joey Jaws Chestnut with 13.76 pounds of ribs devoured in just 12 minutes. Pig out, then dance the food comas away. The main stage will have LIT on stage Aug. 27, Eric Hutchinson on Aug. 28, Joan Osborne on Aug. 29, Joe Diffie on Aug. 30, Jefferson Starship on Aug. 31, and Robert Randolph & The Family Band on Sept. 1. Admission and parking is free, with shuttles running to the overflow parking at Legends every half hour.
For more information, visit the Nugget Rib Cook-Off Website.