Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ 2023

As much as we love all types of pets and animals only service dogs with service jackets are allowed and they must be leashed at all times.

Yes. We have various sides being offered by local vendors that include burgers, mac & cheese, coleslaw, cornbread, loaded skins, and more.

All sides and other items can be purchased for cash or credit at the various vendors.

Parking is free and located on the property of the fairgrounds by entering through the gate on South River Road.

Wristbands can be purchased in advance for $5.00 or day of at the gate for $7.00, children 10 and under are free but require a wristband.

A rib is $2.00.

Tickets are sold at the entrance gate and inside the venue.

Yes, there is an area for games, arts and crafts and touch-a-truck

Yes! There are three different musical groups.

Cindy Lou and Three Fine Fellas, Despite Dwight, and Sam & Siobhán.

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All proceeds benefit local charities;  McKinney-Vento Foster Care, Marshfield Food Pantry, Marshfield FACTS, Gold Star Wives of Greater Boston, and North Community Church Adult and Youth Mission.  The MCRCO is a registered 501(c)3 organization.

Yes. There are many ways to get involved.


If you want to explore the various opportunities to help us out you can contact us at

Beer, wine, water, soda and juice boxes are available for purchase.  Stellwagen Brewery will be onsite with various offerings.

Yes! B’s Homemade Ice Cream will be onsite with a selection of their homemade ice cream.

Yes! Each guest receive a voting card upon entry at the gate.  The card is used to cast a vote for your favorite ribs. 

Once you have decided who you would like to vote for, go to that team's pit area and put the card in the container with the team's name on it. 

One vote per person.

The winner will be announced within 10 days of the event.

Marshfield Community Rib Cook-Off [MCRCO] is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization Tax ID# 86-2079758. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent of the law.

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