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Ribfest moving from Naperville to Romeoville, starting in 2020

The annual event, held around July 4, also features musical acts and a fireworks show.

Ribfest in Naperville
Pit Master Boo Harris from Johnson’s BBQ pulls slabs of ribs off the grill at a previous Ribfest in Naperville. The event will be held in Romeoville, starting next year.
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After 32 years in Naperville, Ribfest is headed south — to Romeoville, that is.

The Daily Herald is reporting that the Romeoville village board OK’d an agreement with the Exchange Club of Naperville to plan and operate the event, which has been held around July 4 every year and also features musical acts and a fireworks show.

Ribfest raises money for the Exchange Club, a nonprofit group that works to prevent child abuse and domestic violence.

Read the full story on the Daily Herald’s website.