SEVEN SPRINGS, Pa. – Join the summer fun as Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Pennsylvania’s outdoor adventure headquarters, hosts its third annual Rib & Wing Festival, July 27– 29, 2012!
This mouth-watering, finger-lickin’-good festival will feature ribs and wings of all sizes and tastes from Smokin' Joe’s Hog Wild Barbecue, Pigfoot BBQ, Mojo's Rib Shack, Armadillo’s BBQ and Rib Company and Texas Outlaw BBQ, including dry rubbed, saucy, brined, hot, sweet and hot, garlic and butter, the list goes on!
Enjoy lip smacking ribs and wings, musical entertainment, games, crafters and a beer garden. Watch as Seven Springs lights up the mountain with a spectacular fireworks display by Zambelli Fireworks after dusk, Fri., July 27. Don’t forget about the Kids' Zone with arts, crafts and games for the youngsters.
Some of the region’s best bands and headliners including Joe Grushecky & The Houserockers, Scott Blasey of The Clarks, The Bill Deasy Band and Chris Higbee will perform during this three-day festival! Twelve bands will serve up nearly 20 hours of music varying from classic rock and country to blues to Motown. Additional scheduled performers include Steeltown, Gil Snyder and the Mystic Knights, Jill West and the Blues Attack, and Tres Lads.
Weekend lodging packages are available. The Rib & Wing Festival lodging package starts at just $179 per person, based on double occupancy, and includes two nights of lodging with complimentary breakfast, access to indoor and outdoor pools and one ticket per guest to all three days the Rib & Wing Festival! For more information or to make your reservations, please call (866) 437-1300.
Admission to the festival is $7 per person and children age 12 and under are free! Tickets can also be purchased at the gate the day of the event. Admission does not include food. Parking is free and the lots will be serviced by resort shuttles. Festival hours are 4-9 p.m., Friday; 11 a.m.- 9 p.m., Saturday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday.
Friday, July 27
4 - 5:30 p.m., Jill West and The Blues Attack
5:30 - 7 p.m., NOMaD
7:15 - 9 p.m., Joe Grushecky & The Houserockers
Dusk, Zambelli Fireworks
Saturday, July 28
11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m., Steeltown
12:45 – 2 p.m., School of Rock
3:30-4:30 p.m., Gil Snyder and The Mystic Knights
4:45-6 p.m., Tres Lads
6-7:30 p.m., The Elliots, Tribute to The Beatles
7:30-9 p.m., Bill Deasy Band
Sunday, July 29
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., John McDonald & The Mango Men
1-2:30 p.m., Chris Higbee of The Povertyneck Hillbillies
2:45 - 4 p.m., Scott Blasey of The Clarks
*Rib & Wing Festival Entertainment subject to change
About Seven Springs Mountain Resort
Seven Springs Mountain Resort, located in Seven Springs, Pa., is the perfect place for family vacations that create lifelong memories. Each year the family-friendly resort hosts more than one million overnight and day guests. Located within 200 miles of the major metropolitan areas of Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Cleveland and Washington D.C., Seven Springs is easily accessible from either exit 91 or 110 of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
For more information on Seven Springs and the year-round lodging, dining and activity options the resort offers visit www.7springs.com or call (800) 452-2223.