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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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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Another Successful Year!

News highlights from the 2015 Kinsmen Annual Ribfest http://www.brantnews.com/news-story/5796620-ribfest-racks-up-good-times-at-cockshutt-park/ http://www.brantfordexpositor.ca/2015/08/09/ribfest-draws-a-huge-crowd-to-cockshutt-park http://www.brantfordexpositor.ca/2015/08/05/barbecue-lovers-rejoice-its-ribfest http://www.brantnews.com/news-story/5782891-ribbers-return-to-brantford-this-weekend/ Some images to feast your eyes on Photography provided by Jody Phillips.

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Rogers TV Spot

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. We look forward to seeing you for this years Brantford Kinsmen Annual Ribfest!

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Brantford Kinsmen Annual Ribfest Kiddies Fun Trak

Kids Entertainment

Kiddies Fun Trak Childrens Area Ride All Day Wristbands $15.00 Join us at Ribfest – Sunday from Noon-3pm for a MEET and GREET with My Little Pony Applejack!!  Apple Jack is a female Earth pony and one of the main characters of My Little Pony Friendship is Magic. She lives and works at Sweet Apple […]

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