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Published June 06, 2012, 07:01 PM

RibFest kicks off in north Fargo

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Get your wet naps and bibs ready, the 17th annual Happy Harry's RibFest is now open for business. Hundreds of people are already out getting their hands on everything barbeque.

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Get your wet naps and bibs ready, the 17th annual Happy Harry's RibFest is now open for business. Hundreds of people are already out getting their hands on everything barbeque.

The weather is perfect, the grills are hot, and finger licking goodness is being served here at RibFest. There is something for everyone here, there are games, music, and of course the food.

Seven rib vendors are here dishing out all things barbeque, from pulled pork sandwiches, to finger licking good ribs. The barbeque is just the beginning, You can also get any of your fair favorites like deep fried Oreos, and Twinkies.

Hundreds of people came out earlier today to take advantage of the lunch time free admission, and vendors say it's the people in Fargo that keep them coming back year after year.

Sharon Fangsrud – Loves RibFest: “Usually it's Applebees, or Buffalo Wild Wings, or Burger King, so it's kind of nice to have this right across the street from us.”

Donna Rice – Rib Vendor: “It is great to be back and I don't ever remember the weather being this great, it's heavenly.”

James Otto will take the stage tonight at 9. If you’re looking to come out to RibFest, it goes until Saturday. Gates are open from 11 to 11, and admission is 5 dollars a person. Children 12 and under are free.

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