The 2022 Elk + Elk – DTW Rib Burn Off

Elk and Elk DTW Rib Burn Off

Elk + Elk is excited to once again partner with DTW Rib Burn Off Committee, DTW Bar & Restaurant Association, and Cleveland Scene to present the 2022 Elk + Elk – DTW Rib Burn Off.

The annual Rib Burn Off has become the biggest and most anticipated event in historic Downtown Willoughby, drawing thousands of people from Northeast Ohio to Erie Street each year. Admission to this family-friendly event is free for people of all ages and takes place rain or shine.

2022 Elk + Elk – DTW Rib Burn Off Dates

When is it?

Saturday, May 21, 2022

12 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Sunday, May 22, 2022

12 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Who Can Go?

With free admission, we recommend you take the whole family, except for your pets – please leave them at home. With activities for everyone, all ages are welcome!

What Does It Offer?


With an assortment of options, food vendors will take payments at their respective booths.


Beer, cocktails, pop, and water tickets can be purchased from the two yellow tents on Erie Street – cash is preferred. Drink tickets will be sold until 9 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday.

Click here for a complete list of Food and Drink vendors.

Live Music

More than 20 bands located on three different stages will be playing free live music for you to enjoy.


Parking can be found at Todd Field, accessed from Mentor Avenue. Erie Street will be closed, so there will be no access from Glenn Avenue.

Be a Part:

If you are interested in volunteering or becoming a sponsor/vendor, fill out the forms or visit

We hope you have a great time, and we look forward to seeing you there!

Photos from the 2022 Elk + Elk – DTW Rib Burn Off!