Mark your calendar for June 26th! That’s the date for the 2021 Hendricks County Rib Fest & Balloon Glow, presented by the Avon Chamber of Commerce.
This local summer tradition includes great food, hot air balloons, fireworks, and more. The event will be held at the Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds at 1900 E Main Street in Danville from 4:00-10:00 p.m. Watch as local restaurants compete for “Best Ribs” and “Best Sauce” as judged by local celebrities.
Hendricks County Rib Fest Details
The official rib fest event begins at 4:00 p.m. Enjoy local food, entertainment, and games for kids. The petting zoo opens at 4:30. The balloon glow is planned for 8:45-9:30 p.m., but times may vary. The fireworks show begins at dark. Event parking is $5 per vehicle.
Rib Run Information
You can kick off the day’s events at the 7th Annual Rib Run, which is held at the 4-H Fairgrounds on the morning of June 26th. This family-friendly 5k run/walk also offers a kid’s 1/4 slab run. Packet pickup is from 6:30-7:45 a.m. The kids’ run begins at 8:20 and the 5k begins at 8:30. There is also a virtual race option.
How do you like to enjoy summer in Hendricks County?