2023 Philanthropy Partner
Saturday, Sept. 9th  9:30 AM Cornhole Tournament

The 2023 Philanthropy Partner

We have BIG NEWS, Erie!  The 32nd Annual – Erie’s Wild Rib Cook Off & Music Festival is taking a giant leap forward this year with an incredible addition to our beloved event.

We are thrilled to announce the introduction of a philanthropic component to our festival.  This year, part of the proceeds from the festival will go towards supporting the Autism Society Northwestern Pennsylvania an incredibly dedicated organization that strives to build connections and improve the lives of individuals and their families living with Autism.

Giving back is an essential and beautiful way to strengthen our bonds as a community. By coming together and supporting the Autism Society NWPA, we can create a meaningful difference and help provide crucial funds to support therapeutic programming, providing essential life and job skills for individuals with Autism to live as independently as possible.

We encourage you to mark your calendars for September 7, 8, 9 & 10, 2023 and join us in Perry Square Park, downtown, Erie, for a sizzling and soulful experience like no other!  In addition to indulging in mouthwatering, slow-cooked Ribs, live entertainment on the main stage, the Rib Kids Fun Zone, games, crafters, vendors, the spirits garden, and a host of other festival foods, you will have an opportunity to contribute to an incredible cause.

Together, we can raise awareness, spread love and acceptance, and help to support those on the Autism spectrum.

We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all of our amazing sponsors, vendors, artists, musicians, and volunteers who have helped make this charitable endeavor possible.

Your support means the world to us and to the Autism Society NWPA.

If you are a Cornhole enthusiast, please sign up your 2-person team.  Click on the QR code. To register.  Cash prizes will be awarded for the first two winning teams. This Cornhole Tournament is hosted by the Autism Society NWPA and all proceeds go to the Autism Society NWPA.




Hey CORNHOLE enthusiasts… Here’s your chance to test your skill at the 1st Annual “CORNHOLE FOR A CAUSE – AIMING FOR AUTISM” Cornhole Tournament at the 32nd Annual – Erie’s Wild Rib Cook Off and Music Festival. This event will be held on Saturday, September 9th at the #ErieRibFest in Perry Square Park, downtown Erie, PA. The tournament takes place, RAIN or SHINE. If it’s raining, the tournament will be held under cover of the big top tent. Click on the QR code or go to www.AutismSocietyNWPA.org. Sign up your two-person team today! Limited slots are available. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top 2 teams! The Autism Society hosts this tournament, and all proceeds go to the Autism Society NWPA.  Wahoo!!