Tagged: Festivals

2011 Columbus Jazz and Rib Fest

July 26th, 2011

The 2011 Columbus Jazz and Rib Fest took place July 22-24, 2011 in the Arena District along Spring & Long Streets. The festival has been a summer tradition in Columbus since its founding in 1979. (5 photos)

People line up to get ribs at the 2011 Columbus Jazz and Rib Festival
The towering rib shacks set the scene for the Jazz and Rib Fest in the downtown Columbus Arena District along Spring and Long Streets on July 22, 2011. (Photo by: Nora McDonald/WOSU)

Columbus Jazz and Rib Fest Starts Today

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July 22nd, 2011

The Columbus Jazz and Rib Festival starts today (July 22) and continues through the weekend in Columbus’ Arena District. The festival started in 1979 as Jazz in July and though it has changed names (and locations) through the years the summer jazz and arts festival has become an annual summer tradition.

Aerial view of the Jazz & Rib Fest.
An aerial view of a past Columbus Jazz and Rib Fest on the riverfront in downtown Columbus. (Photo by: Columbus Jazz and Rib Fest (flickr))