Kickoff & Rib Fest at Heinz Field Labor Day Weekend

The Steelers and Heinz Field are inviting fans to celebrate the start of the 2013 football season at the annual Coors Light Kickoff and Rib Festival, which takes place August 29 – September 2 at Heinz Field.

Football, food and fun will highlight the weekend that will feature world-renowned rib vendors, free concerts by national music artists, rides, games, and much more. Admission is free to the public and there is free bike parking on Reedsdale Street every day of the event except Monday. 

Event Hours:

  • Thursday, Aug. 29 (Noon-Midnight)
  • Friday, Aug. 30 (Noon-Midnight)
  • Saturday, Aug. 31 (9 a.m.-Midnight)
  • Sunday, Sept. 1 (Noon-Midnight)
  • Monday, Sept. 2 (Noon-Following University of Pittsburgh football game)

Schedule of Events:

  • Thursday
*   Parmalee will perform on the south plaza of Heinz Field (6:30 p.m.)
*   Montgomery Gentry will perform at Stage AE (8:15 p.m.) 
*   Fans can get a free ticket to this show by visiting the Sundance Vacations Booth on festival grounds  

* Friday

*   The Clarks will perform on the south plaza of Heinz Field (9 p.m.)  
  • Saturday
*   Annual Steelers 5K Race and Fitness Walk (9 a.m.)
*   Tres Lads will perform on the south plaza of Heinz Field (5 p.m.)
*   Maggie Rose will perform on the south plaza of Heinz Field (8:30 p.m.)  
  • Sunday
*   Drew Baldridge will perform on the south plaza of Heinz Field (7:30 p.m.)
*   Justin Moore will perform on the south plaza of Heinz Field (9 p.m.)  
  • Monday
*   Pitt vs. Florida State (8 p.m.) 
*   Fans must have a ticket to enter game
*   Festival grounds open before, during and after game   

 For the most up-to-date information on the Coors Light Kickoff and Rib Festival, visit www.heinzfieldribfest.com.

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