Community Event

Yes, it’s a Ribfest, but it is also so much more! Yes, you can buy ribs/pulled pork/chicken from our 5 of the best professional ribbers. But you can also buy food from smaller vendors, hot dogs, hamburgers from Maddie Moo’s, Blooming Onions, Fried Veggies, Sweet Potato Fries, Baked Potatoes from Gary’s, and old-fashioned soda from […]

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Rogerstv Spot 2016

Check out some of the highlights mentioned on Rogers tv in one of their FYI segments. Click here to be directed to the Rogers tv website to watch the video. Rogers tv have always been a great media Sponsor of the Brantford Ribfest since 2010. We look forward to seeing you again at this years Brantford Kinsmen Ribfest 2016!

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Intrigue Media 2016

Look for our commercial with highlights mentioned on Intrigue Media Brantford tv screens in your local businesses. Click here to be directed to the Intrigue Media Brantford to watch the video. Intrigue Media Brantford have always been a great media Sponsor of the Brantford Ribfest since 2014. We look forward to seeing you again at […]

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Volunteers Needed

The Brantford Kinsmen Ribfest is a fun family community festival being held in Cockshutt park in Brantford’s west Brant area on August 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 2016. We are looking for 50 volunteers to help out with tasks such as setting up, taking down, ground maintenance, drink servers greeters and selling raffle tickets. The […]

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2016 Entertainment Roster

As promised, we proudly present our 2016 entertainment roster! With a terrific balance of familiar faces, local legends, and new favourites, this may very well be our best band lineup to date! Mark your calendars and join us in Cockshutt Park! ‪#‎brantford‬ ‪#‎supportlocalevents‬ #brantfordribfest FRIDAY, AUGUST 5th 5:30pm – 7:30pm – Nighthawk 8:00pm – 10:00pm […]

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Family Entertainment

Air Bounce Inflatables Family Area All Air Bounce inflatables are 1 ticket each all weekend Ticket Prices are $3.00 each or 4 for $10.00 Air Bounce Ride All Day Wristbands $20.00 Small Bouncers Small Bouncers offer fun for little ones. They some features are a large jumping area, slide, the children will sure to be […]

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Entertainment Roster Booked

Our entire Ribfest entertainment roster is booked and confirmed! A sincere ‪#‎thankyou‬ goes out to the 100+ artists/bands who applied for one of the 9 spots on our schedule; every year the decision(s) get more difficult! We’ll be announcing our complete lineup the first week of June. With a terrific balance of familiar faces, local […]

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MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIR

Mr. Thomas Sevier, Kinsmen Club President Having been the Chairperson for the first 5 years of Ribfest, and now having the position of Chair for the 2016 Brantford Kinsmen Ribfest event has given me a unique perspective of how this great event has evolved over the years. My commitment to the event over the past […]

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Tourist impact on Brantford economy

FYI: Did you know that the Brantford Kinsmen Ribfest has a conservative estimate on the Tourist Economic Impact of $381,600 yearly and growing. We are very proud to be a part of the Tourist Economic Impact in Brantford.

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Save the Date

Save the date – The Steering Committee for the Brantford Kinsmen Ribfest is already working on plans for summer. Our 2016 dates will be August 5 – 7, 2016 and we’re gradually updating the website as things get finalized. But in the meantime, check out our website to see videos and photographs from our fabulous 2015 event. The Kinsmen Club of Brantford are very […]

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2015 Ribber Awards!

This year was a great one, and with great events means some delicious ribs. Here is a list of those who won awards at this year’s Brantford Kinsmen Annual Ribfest. Brickyard BBQ – People’s Choice Brickyard BBQ – Best Chicken Crazy Canuck Smokers – Best Sauce Bad Wolf – Best Pig Rig Tennesee Fatbacks – Best Ribs

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