Check out the 2017 line up!!

London Ohio Ribs Jazz Live MusicFriday, August 4th, 2017:

12:00-2:15pm  Will Freed & AC Collins

2:45 - 5:00pm  John Henry and the Rainmakers    

5:30-7:45pm  Nini Love and the Jazzy Side

8:15-10:30pm  Harper and the Midwest Kind

Saturday, August 5th, 2017:

12:00-2:15pm-School of Rock

2:45 - 5:00pm  The Four Mints

5:30-7:45pm  J London & the Band of Friends

8:15-10:30pm  Inner City Blues Band

This Year's Events!

Friday, August 4th, 2017

Annual Car Show    6:00 - 8:30 pm

Compete in our annual Car Show happening on East and West Second Street, Registration runs from 3 pm to 6 pm. followed by the show from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and awards at 8:45 p.m. The entry fee is $10 per car.Last year's event included 112 registered automobiles! Additional space has been added to make it even bigger and better this year! 

Saturday, August 5th, 2017


Rib Tickler Bicycle Ride    9:00 a.m.   

Join us on the Rib Tickler Bicycle Ride for another year! This family-friendly bike ride will take you on a tour of London, Ohio through downtown to the scenic countryside. The route is 35 miles round trip and is sponsored by the Friends of Madison County Parks and Trails.alt

An interactive map for the Rib Tickler Ride is available courtesy of MapMyRide.com

Click here for a detailed map of downtown London.
Click here for more information and to register for this exciting event.  

Rib Tickler 5k Fun Run & Walk    10:30 a.m.

altLondon Jazz and Rib Fest introduces the first annual SUPERHERO 5K RUN, WALK & ROLL! The race starts at Cowling Park and ends in the heart of the festival! 

Be a superhero for a day at our fun run, walk and roll event, and your registration fee will make you a superhero to the kids of our community!  ALL proceeds will go toward Access Cowling, an effort to build a fabulous new and inclusive playground in Cowling Park! The race begins in Cowling Park where you will see firsthand the Access Cowling vision.  All kids 10 and under will get a superhero cape and mask and everyone else gets a free race tee! 

Meet your favorite Superheroes!  As you run, walk or roll through London's scenic downtown streets, you will be cheered on by Spider Man, Wonder Woman, Captain America, and more!  The race finishes in the heart of the London Rib & Jazz Festival, just in time for lunch. Live music begins at noon! (Adult superheroes can re-hydrate with a cold brew!) 

Lots of kids' activities will be taking place between 12pm and 4pm at the Jazz Fest.  A live penguin will be on display!  Meet London's true heroes, our first responders, and get an up close look at their police cars and emergency vehicles!  Free caricature drawings, face painting, cotton candy and balloon animals will be offered all afternoon!  

Come enjoy a fun, family, friendly afternoon while supporting a GREAT cause! Click here to Download the Registration Form or sign up online here. Race registrations can also be picked up and dropped off at the City Administration Office at 6 E. Second Street in London. Packet pick up will be Friday, August 4th from 1:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M. and Saturday, August 5th from 8:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M. at Cowling Park.