Brantford Kinsmen Annual Ribfest

Brantford Kinsmen 10th Annual Ribfest


August 9, 10, 11 - 2019

Brantford, Ontario. Canada
- Cockshutt Park • 35 Sherwood Dr.

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About The Kinsmen's 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 30,000 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 9 through to Sunday, August 11, 2019

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

All new this year
RIB-EATING CONTEST
•Challenge your friends, co-workers, family members, or other businesses to compete.
•The team who pigged out the fastest wins.
•Rib Eating Contest.
Fri. & Sat. 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm Main Stage

The ESCAPE ROOM
•You and 3 of your friends enter and 1 of you may not escape.

See details in Schedule.


The Kinsmen Club of Brantford started Brantford’s Ribfest in 2010 for the community to enjoy a fun filled family festival.
2019 is the 10th 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, spectacular volunteers, and generous local business sponsors.

PLEASE NO: outside food, beverages or 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 off field.•

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!
Volunteers
Volunteer Application (PDF)


Be a Entertainer at ribfest
Entertainers
Entertainers Application (Full)

Family Friendly

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

View Entertainment Lineup
RIBBER'S COMPETITION & PEOPLE’S CHOICE
World famous Ribbers come to Brantford and cook their amazing ribs for us to taste. At the same time, they compete against one another to win various titles.

Celebrity Judges will be tasting and decide who has presented them with the best ribs, best chicken, and best sauce prepared by our Ribbers.

PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD is just that. You get a say in who had the Best Ribs and sauce on the weekend. The Ribbers want bragging rights so be sure to vote for the food you most enjoyed! Try all their delicious ribs and sides to judge for yourself. Pick your Fav and VOTE!

More Information
PEOPLE’S CHOICE Voting
Contests & Competitions Section

Brantford Kinsmen Annual Ribfest



NEW ATTRACTION

RIB EATING CONTEST
LET’S PIG OUT! Challenge your friends, co-workers, family members, or other businesses to compete. This contest is a relay-style race where contestants take turns eating delicious grilled ribs as fast as they can. The team who pigged out the fastest wins.

All proceeds from this event go to support your local community. So enter now, before all spaces are filled.

More Information CONTESTANT FORM(PDF)

Sponsors

Thank you to our following 2018 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

Presenting Music Sponsor

ELEMENTS CASINO BRANTFORD

ELEMENTS CASINO BRANTFORD

ELEMENTS CASINO BRANTFORD

Kids Entertainment Presenting Sponsor

TELUS

TELUS

Officially Canada’s largest and fastest mobile network.

TELUS

Presenting Beer Tent Sponsor

Molson/Coors

Molson/Coors

Brewed with Pure Rocky Mountain Spring Water

Molson/Coors

Bar-B-Que Buddy

Performance Production Live

Performance Production Live

Performance Production Live
Sunbelt Rentals

Sunbelt Rentals

Sunbelt Rentals
MAGNA SECURITY

MAGNA SECURITY

MAGNA SECURITY
Brant Flour Mills

Brant Flour Mills

Brant Flour Mills
YOUR BRANT HOME TEAM

YOUR BRANT HOME TEAM

YOUR BRANT HOME TEAM
WaterousHolden

WaterousHolden

WaterousHolden
4FrontMedia

4FrontMedia

4FrontMedia
Air Bounce Inflatables

Air Bounce Inflatables

Air Bounce Inflatables
Northgate

Northgate

Northgate

Friend

Newer Technologies Limited

Newer Technologies Limited

Newer Technologies Limited
Waste Connections of Canada

Waste Connections of Canada

Waste Connections of Canada
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)
What A Ball

What A Ball

What A Ball
Bobcat of Brantford

Bobcat of Brantford

Bobcat of Brantford
Renway

Renway

Renway
Keith Hall Transport

Keith Hall Transport

Keith Hall Transport
Premier Equipment

Premier Equipment

Premier Equipment
Culligan

Culligan

Culligan
Millards

Millards

Millards

Media Sponsor

104.7 Heart FM

104.7 Heart FM

104.7 Heart FM
Rogers TV

Rogers TV

Rogers tv is proud to produce quality local programming that matters to you.

Rogers TV

Media Partner

Korporal Images

Korporal Images

Korporal Images
92.9 The Grand

92.9 The Grand

92.9 The Grand
CKPC - AM 1380

CKPC - AM 1380

CKPC - AM 1380
Jewel 92.1FM

Jewel 92.1FM

Jewel 92.1FM
Intrigue Media

Intrigue Media

Intrigue Media
Bscene

Bscene

Bscene
The Expositor

The Expositor

The Expositor

Web Partner

eh Canada Travel

eh Canada Travel

eh Canada Travel

Sponsors

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.

It is without a doubt due to the support and generosity of the amazing sponsors and supporters, that this event would not have been possible. The Kinsmen Club of Brantford extends a very special THANK YOU to each and every one of you. Whether your contribution was sponsorship or services in kind, all played a substantial role in the success of Brantford Ribfest!!

Your generosity allowed us to generate funding to support local community projects. Every dollar raised gives back in so many ways. We look forward to your support in 2019 so that we can continue to meet the needs of others who may not be as fortunate or to contribute to the growth of services in our own backyard. Every year we get bigger and better.

From The Kinsmen Club of Brantford to you....THANK YOU!

What's Happening on Stage at Ribfest

We will display 2019 band line-up below in early June! Artist submission applications are now open for the 2019 festival. Would you like to be apart of the 2019 entertainment for ribfest, then email the Entertainment Coordinator at: music[at]brantfordkinsmen.ca.

VOLUNTEER TODAY

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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