Happy Harry’s Ribfest

LIVE: RibFest Begins And Brings The End Of A Rib-Slinging Era

The biggest news in Fargo is clearly the first day of Happy Harry's RibFest

  FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The biggest news in Fargo is clearly the first day of Happy Harry’s RibFest. Four days of meat and music start Wednesday. Slingin’ ribs is a way of life for many of these vendors. Both Aussom Aussie Australian Barbecue and Desperado’s BB! & Ribs started in 1988. But this is the RibFest swan song for…

More Than 41,000 People Take In RibFest 2022 in Fargo

RibFest/FacebookFARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Another Happy Harry’s RibFest is in the record books and the festival had a pretty good turnout, especially by looking at the crowd for “Firehouse” Saturday night. More than 41,000 people walked through the gates of RibFest during the four-day event last week in the parking lot at Fargdome. Blazin Bronco was the winner of this…

Ribfest vendors say Fargo is one of the best places to serve BBQ

You can smell it in the air. Day two of Happy Harry's RibFest draws out meat lovers to try smoked ribs, pulled pork, chicken and brisket.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- The 26th Annual Happy Harry’s RibFest continues to attract a stable of vendors all over the country and even Australia to answer the BBQ cravings of people in the Fargo-Moorhead area. Vendors say the community and hospitality of Fargo keeps them coming back year after year. “You can talk to any vendor out here anywhere we go…

LIVE: Falling Off The Bone At This Year’s RibFest

KVRR's Brandon Blakney gets his hands on some of this year's ribs at Happy Harry's Ribfest

  KVRR’s Brandon Blakney calls himself our BBQ taste guru. So we sent the North Carolina native to the FargoDome to check out this year’s Happy Harry’s RibFest. Find out how he says the ribs this weekend stack up with the best. Categories: Morning – In The Community Tags: fargodome, Happy Harry’s Ribfest

Scott Stapp is out, Johnny Holm Band is in for Ribfest

Happy Harry’s RibFest takes place June 8th - 11th outdoors at the Fargodome

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Organizers of Happy Harry’s Ribfest announces a switch up to this year’s lineup. Scott Stapp of Creed will no longer be coming to Fargo next week. They are citing health concerns within his touring party. The Johnny Holm Band will now take the stage on Thursday, June 9th The other Ribfest performers include Granger Smith, Phil Vassar…

LIVE: Happy Harry’s RibFest Returns After Year Off

There Are Some Changes This Year, But Ribs Are Eternal

  Happy Harry’s RibFest is back at the FargoDome this week. There are a few changes this week after COVID forced them to cancel last year. The ribs, brisket, pulled pork and all the other food will still be there through Saturday. This year they spaced some of the vendors out and added a second food tent. That does mean…

Happy Harry’s RibFest Cancels 2020 Festival

The festival was scheduled June 3-6.

FARGO, N.D.–Happy Harry’s RibFest has been canceled. The festival was scheduled June 3-6 at the Fargodome and would have marked the 25th year of the event. Event organizers determined it was in the best interest and safety of the 50,000 event attendees to cancel the festival. The 25th annual event milestone will be celebrated at next year’s festival on June…

LIVE: Rib Vendors Prepare for First Day of Happy Harry’s Ribfest

The Ribfest includes seven different rib vendors

KVRR’s Maggie LaMere meets with a vendor participating in this year’s Ribfest. The Ribfest is taking place at the Fargodome from June 5-8 from 11 in the morning to 11 at night. Click on the link for more details.   Categories: Morning – In The Community Tags: fargodome, Happy Harry’s Ribfest, RIBFEST, VENDORS

Vendor Pays Tribute to Deceased Wife at 23rd Happy Harry’s Ribfest

Dennis Carrino used to own Porky N' Beans but he now runs Blazin' Broncos

FARGO, N.D. — You’ve probably heard the saying “happy wife, happy life.” One man who has gone beyond that at this year’s Happy Harry’s Ribfest to make sure his wife is proud of him. Dennis Carrino and his wife Judy not only lived under one roof, they also worked together. “When people say oh my God, how can you work with somebody…

Happy Harry’s Annual RibFest Kicks Off

Ribfest Is a Four Day Event Held at the Fargodome Which Provides The Community Great Food, Live Music, and Family Fun

FARGO, ND — The grills are turned on, the meat is grilling and people are coming together to celebrate every BBQ lover’s dream: RibFest 2017. “We come every year,” said Christine Berge, who lives in Fargo. “Great food, it’s awesome community, just all of the fun entertainment, just something to do right here in Fargo.” RibFest offers many different types of…