Ribfest is about good times, good food, and helping local charities. This year Habitat for Humanity is the dedicated charity!

Many vendors will also be on site!
Click Here for a list of vendors.



Ribfest was a blast!! A little rain during the day, but after 3pm it was all fun in the sun! A ton of people showed up and enjoyed the great activities and delicious ribs! Pictures from the event will are up. Click Here!


Ribfest is THIS WEEKEND!! So Be there!! Rain or shine!!


Ribfest is just around the corner! We are looking for more sponsors and more Rib Cooking Teams!! Contact us for more information!


The Awake the Lakes website is getting a new make over! The new site is being built by GC-Extreme Web Design & Graphics!

Keep visiting for new updates!

Featured Event


RibFest starts serving at 5:30pm.
2nd Avenue at Irving Street, Downtown Alexandria, MN.

The band Contention takes the stage from 7pm to 11pm. Click Here to visit their Facebook page.

For a complete list of scheduled events, click the "More" button below.

Alex Blue Anchors

Al Newman of the Alexandria Blue Anchors will be at the RibFest from 11-1:30 along with a few of the players. The Blue Anchor Game starts at 3:05. For more info about the Alex Blue Anchors, visit their website at http://northwoodsleague.com/alexandria-blue-anchors/