A popular suburban rib festival which typically takes place in summer will not be held in 2024, according to reports.

According to an article from the Chicago Tribune, Ribfest will not take place this year. The Tribune confirmed the news with the event’s organizer, the Exchange Club of Naperville.

In a report from the Daily Herald, Emy Trotz, president of the Exchange Club of Naperville, said the event had not been planned or scheduled for 2024.

This year would have marked the 35th year of the fest. It is clear residents will miss what’s become, for many, a family tradition.

“It was always well attended. A lot of good times,” Wheaton resident John Goble said.

The Exchange Club of Naperville did not immediately respond to NBC Chicago’s request for comment.

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