CultureFest & Rib Cook-off

The St. Philip's College CultureFest and Rib Cook-Off is an official Fiesta® San Antonio event held on the St. Philip's College MLK campus and holds designation with a Green Platinum Certificate. It is a high-energy and kid-friendly festival featuring; a rib cook-off, LIVE music, a car show, food and non-food vendors, and several grill raffles, all in one location!

Thursday, April 27, 2023
10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P. M.

Admission is FREE
Proceeds from CultureFest help fund student scholarships.


Sam Houston Hurricane Marching Band

Mariachi Las Altenas

Palacios Brothers


Roger Velasquez and the Latin Legends

DJ Such and Such


Car Show


Fun & Games

CultureFest Grills

CultureFest Grill Raffle

We are raffling BBQ pits at this year’s CultureFest and Rib Cook-Off event.  The drawing will be held at 3:10 pm on April 27, 2023 on the stage. The winners will be announced and contacted by phone.

The winners will have until 5:00 pm on April 27, 2023 to transport the item from the event location. All proceeds from the raffle benefit the St. Philip’s College General Scholarship Fund.

Price of tickets: 1 - $10 or 3 - $25

Purchase Raffle Tickets

Redeem your tickets by scanning and emailing your receipt to, or bringing your receipt to the Student Center at SWC (Building 1, D-143) or the Turbon Student Center at MLK Campus (Suite 100). For more information or assistance with purchasing raffle tickets, please contact John Hoyt at SWC (, Building 12, Rm 107, or 210-486-7027), or Paul Lede ( or 832-372-8609).


Bring the whole family as our official Fiesta event is open to everyone. We have fun and games for all ages.


Enjoy all the excitement at CultureFest! All proceeds go to student scholarships. Have fun for a good cause.

CultureFest Medals

2023 CultureFest medals will be available on the day of the event! Medals will be given on a first-come, first-serve!

St. Philip's College CultureFest & Rib Cook-off

Official Fiesta Event

Green Platinum Certificate

Contact Us

If you are a vendor or would want more information, please contact Student Life at 210-486-2135.

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CultureFEST Co-Chair:

Dr. Angie Mac
Director for Student Life

CultureFEST Co-Chair:

Varryron Young
Associate Director for Student Life

CultureFEST Co-Chair:

Paul Lede
Coordinator of Student Life