Ribfest Chicago hits North Side

June 8, 2013 2:53:53 PM PDT
Ribfest Chicago is hitting the streets city's North Side and the three-day annual barbeque festival runs until Sunday night in Chicago's Northcenter neighborhood.

The festival averages nearly 50,000 pounds of ribs and other barbecued meats from area restaurants.

Ribfest organizers expect more than 50,000 people to attend.

Proceeds from the event go to local charities and Northcenter Chamber of Commerce programs.