Brantford Kinsmen Annual Ribfest

Brantford Kinsmen Annual Ribfest


August 11, 12, 13 - 2017

Brantford, Ontario. Canada - Cockshutt Park

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About The Kinsmen Annual Brantford Ribfest

Brantford Ribfest is three days of great food, live music and family fun brought to you by the Brantford Kinsmen Club. Five of North America’s best ribbers will take to Cockshutt Park during the weekend, along with vendors, children’s entertainment, a beer tent and live entertainment on the main stage.

Brantford will come alive with the smell of BBQ’ed ribs, fantastic food vendors, a family entertainment zone. The Brantford Ribfest brings the excitement of family-oriented fun for all ages and the thrill of BBQ competition together for three days of entertainment and amazing food. North America’s greatest rib teams are coming to Brantford to compete for top awards including Best Ribs, Best Chicken, Best Sauce, Best Pig Rig and People's Choice.

Become one of more than 26,000 people who have attended this admission free spectacular family event filled with food, fun and entertainment.
Located next to the picturesque Grand River, the Brantford Kinsmen’s Ribfest takes place at:

Cockshutt Park, 35 Sherwood Drive, Brantford.
Friday, August 11 through to Sunday, August 13, 2017

This year’s schedule is:
Friday 4PM-10PM, Saturday 11AM-10PM, and Sunday 11AM-7PM.

The Kinsmen Club of Brantford started Brantford’s Ribfest in 2010 for the community to enjoy a fun filled family festival.
2017 is the 8th year for providing this amazing community event to the citizens of Brantford and beyond!

The essence of Kinsmen is to give back to the community. We encourage all attendees to “Donate at the Gate”. Brantford Kinsmen Ribfest has been made possible by the strong support from our community and local business sponsors.

PLEASE NO: outside beverages, Coolers. Backpacks may be checked.
Vendors Accept Cash only - ATM Available onsite
No Pets except guide animals at the festival.
City of Brantford bylaws, prohibit smoking on Ribfest grounds but is allowed in designated areas.

This event takes place rain or shine.


An event you sure don't want to miss!!!

"Feed your inner Beast"

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Below are the links to the Ribber, Market Vendor, Other Food Vendor listings.



Food
Check out this years Ribbers.
Ribfest Ribbers New Ribfest Ribber Applicants (Full)


Check out our other Food choices
Food Vendors Food Vendor Application (PDF)
Non-Food Vendors
Volunteer
Help out at this amazing event!
Volunteer Application



Be a Entertainer at ribfest
Entertainers Application (Full)

Family Friendly

With lots of Entertainment running all weekend long for Kids of all ages!

View Entertainment Lineup

Sponsors

Thank you to our following 2016 event sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Brantford Kinsmen Club

Brantford Kinsmen Club

Kin Canada is an all-Canadian service organization made up of active community volunteers. Working together, members are enhancing the quality of life in their communities by promoting service, fellowship, positive values and national pride. Kin clubs support cystic fibrosis (CF) research and fund local projects across the country. Our Motto - "Serving the Communities Greatest Needs".

Brantford Kinsmen Club

Event Partner

Brantford Public Works Dept.

Brantford Public Works Dept.

The City of Brantford is a proud partner and supporter of the Brantford Kinsmen Annual Ribfest

Brantford Public Works Dept.

Marketplace Sponsor

Rogers TV

Rogers TV

Rogers TV

Media Sponsor

CKPC - AM 1380

CKPC - AM 1380

CKPC - AM 1380
Jewel 92.1FM

Jewel 92.1FM

Jewel 92.1FM
Faith FM

Faith FM

Faith FM
Intrigue Media

Intrigue Media

Intrigue Media
Bscene

Bscene

Bscene
The Expositor

The Expositor

The Expositor

Kids Entertainment Presenting Sponsor

RBC Insurance

RBC Insurance

RBC Insurance

Presenting Music Sponsor

OLG

OLG

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation and its contract management companies employ more than 16,000 people across Ontario. OLG is responsible for 24 gaming sites, the sale of lottery products at approximately 9,700 retail locations and the delivery of electronic gaming products at 29 Charitable Gaming Centres across the province.

OLG

Presenting Beer Tent Sponsor

Molson/Coors

Molson/Coors

Brewed with Pure Rocky Mountain Spring Water

Molson/Coors

Bar-B-Que Buddy

Printmate Graphics

Printmate Graphics

Printmate Graphics
4FrontMedia

4FrontMedia

4FrontMedia
Northgate

Northgate

Northgate
Bath Fitters

Bath Fitters

Bath Fitters
Shaw Direct

Shaw Direct

Shaw Direct is a direct broadcast satellite television distributor in Canada.

Shaw Direct

Friend

Rothsay

Rothsay

Rothsay
Kool Kidz Ice

Kool Kidz Ice

Modu Loc

Modu Loc

Modu Loc
Media City (Outdoor Digital)

Media City (Outdoor Digital)

Media City (Outdoor Digital)
Garda World

Garda World

Garda World
Battlefield Equipment Rentals

Battlefield Equipment Rentals

Battlefield Equipment Rentals
Mike's Lemonade

Mike's Lemonade

http://www.mikeshardlemonade.ca/Home/AgeVerify

Palm Bay

Palm Bay

http://www.palmbayspritz.ca/AgeVerification

What A Ball

What A Ball

What A Ball
Air Bounce Inflatables

Air Bounce Inflatables

Air Bounce Inflatables
Brant Service Press

Brant Service Press

Brant Service Press
Bobcat of Brantford

Bobcat of Brantford

Bobcat of Brantford
Renway

Renway

Renway
Waste Services Inc.

Waste Services Inc.

Waste Services Inc.
Spectrum Communications

Spectrum Communications

Spectrum Communications
Keith Hall Transport

Keith Hall Transport

Keith Hall Transport
Premier Equipment

Premier Equipment

Premier Equipment
E & J Septic

E & J Septic

E & J Septic
Culligan

Culligan

Culligan
Beer Store

Beer Store

Beer Store
Brantford Police Services Board

Brantford Police Services Board

Brantford Police Services Board
Millards

Millards

Millards

By joining the ribfest family, you increase your networking by thousands of community spectators and through multimedia advertising, putting your Company’s name and logo out in full view at one of the most significant community events in Brantford.





What's Happening At Brantford Ribfest

We will display 2016 band line-up below in early June! Would you like to be apart of the 2017 entertainment for ribfest, then email the Entertainment Coordinator at: music[at]brantfordkinsmen.ca.

Volunteer

Lend a Helping Hand. Volunteering at Brantford Ribfest is a great opportunity to meet people, give back to the community, and have fun at the same time! There`s always music and a great atmosphere to work in. High school students can earn community service credits / time toward their volunteer requirements. Volunteering can also provide work experience. Volunteers may also get a letter of reference. So, thank you to ALL our volunteers - let`s have a great weekend.

Volunteer Application

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