Event Info


Friday 5pm-11pm

Saturday 9am-5pm

Venue Map

Get to know your way around our venue.


$30 To Register a Vehicle 

(includes 2 adult admissions)


$10 for Adult Spectator

(Free for kids 12 and under)


7915 S General Bruce Dr.

Temple, TX 76502


See the Ribs & Rods merchandise tent to sign up for all contests and for any questions about the schedule. 


Friday 11/5

​      9am-5pm Gates open to vendors and staff only

      5pm  Gates open to car show participants and spectators

      6pm Live music: Sharp Dressed Men (ZZ Top Cover Band)

      8pm Movie: Back to the Future

Saturday 11/6


       9am Gates open to all

      10am Live Music: Sharp Dressed Men

      11am Chug-A-Lug Contest

      11:30pm Live Music: Bruised Sinatra

      12:30pm Rib Eating Contest

      1pm Live Music: Kevin Fox

       2pm Live Music: Texas T and the Shine Runners

       3pm BBQ Cook Off Awards

       4pm Car Show Awards

Host Hotel

Mention that you are attending Ribs & Rods for a discounted rate!


Hampton Inn Temple

3816 S General Bruce Dr.

Temple, TX 76503

(254) 770-5400