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Bicentennial Park and Genoa Park |233 S Civic Center Dr, Columbus, OH | Map

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From the Organizer

The tantalizing aroma of sizzling ribs infused with vibrant jazz, is an undeniably delicious combination. Presented by the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department, this highly anticipated summertime tradition in downtown Columbus offers both jazz and rib connoisseurs the finest in music and barbeque. Located along the Scioto River, the festival offers three days of continuous jazz by renowned international and local musicians while barbeque pit masters serve up sizzling ribs, chicken and more. Savor the best ribs from around the country as 23 award-winning barbeque teams compete for “Best Ribs” bragging rights. For more information visit: or ‘Like’ us on Facebook