Ribfest Applications

Located next to the picturesque Grand River, the Brantford Kinsmen’s Ribfest takes place at beautiful Cockshutt Park, 35 Sherwood Drive, Brantford.

VENDORS

Ribbers

Brantford Kinsmen Ribfest Ribber vendor

Become one of our delicious ribbers who attended this spectacular family event yearly filled with food, fun, and entertainment.

Ribfest Ribbers New Ribfest Ribber Applicants (Full)

Brantford Ribfest has the best of North America’s ribbers join us each year to deliver a great experience during the weekend-long festival.

Teams compete during the event for Best Ribs, Best Sauce, Best Chicken, Best Pig Rig and People’s Choice award with bragging rights that come with it. Attendees are given ballots and encouraged to vote for their favourite team!

Each Ribber has their own menu posted in front of their mobile kitchen and smoker on wheels.

This year’s schedule is:
Friday August 11, 4PM-11PM, Saturday August 12, 11AM-11PM, Sunday August 13, 11AM-7PM.

Ribbers are:

Ribber is a chef that specializes in preparing specialty foods.(RIBS & CHICKEN)

FOOD VENDORS

Brantford Kinsmen Ribfest food vendor

Become one of our delicious food vendors who attended this spectacular family event yearly filled with food, fun, and entertainment.

Food Vendors Food Vendor Application (PDF)

Food Vendors are an important enhancement to the Ribfest. By participating you will build your brand within the community and give your company exposure to thousands of attendees that our event attracts annually.

Vendors will be notified once the Ribfest committee has received the Vendor Form. At that time, the Vendor will be added to a contact list for event vending opportunities.

The Committee’s Selection Process supports the overall goals and objectives of Ribfest and is equitable and transparent to all vendors.

This year’s schedule is:
Friday August 11, 4PM-11PM, Saturday August 12, 11AM-11PM, Sunday August 13, 11AM-7PM.

fOOD Vendors are:

BUSINESS, CHARITY OR COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION, SELLING FOOD & DRINKS TO EAT AT FESTIVAL(NON-RIBBERS)

MARKET PLACE VENDORS

Brantford Kinsmen Ribfest market place vendor

Become one of our fabulous Market Place vendors who attended this spectacular family event yearly filled with food, fun, and entertainment.

Market Place Vendors Market Place Vendor Application (PDF)

Ribfest serves as a unique and convenient market place for vendors to showcase and sell their products to the City of Brantford & Brant County’s population. It is also a great place for organizations to businesses.

Vendors will be notified once the Ribfest committee has received the Vendor Form. At that time, the Vendor will be added to a contact list for event vending opportunities.

Space is also available for product launches targeting the community.

This year’s schedule is:
Friday August 11, 4PM-11PM, Saturday August 12, 11AM-11PM, Sunday August 13, 11AM-7PM.

Market Place Vendors are:

BUSINESS, CHARITY OR COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION, HANDICRAFT AND MERCHANDISING EXHIBITOR

SPONSORS INQUIRY

Brantford Kinsmen Ribfest sponsors

Become one of our Sponsors who participate in this spectacular family event yearly filled with food, fun, and entertainment.

Sponsorship Opportunities Sponsorship Applicants (PDF)

Our Corporate & Strategic Partners are just as important to us as our community givers. Their help, either with monetary contributions, or in-kind support (or in some cases both) services are absolutely essential to the ongoing operations of Ribfest.

We can deliver the type of engagement you are looking for and welcome the opportunity to work with you, customizing a marketing and activation plan which suits your needs. If you are looking to promote your services or business, download and mail the Sponsorship Applicants to us. For further clarification or assistance please feel free to email ribfest[@]brantfordkinsmen.ca

This year’s schedule is:
Friday August 11, 4PM-11PM, Saturday August 12, 11AM-11PM, Sunday August 13, 11AM-7PM.

Sponsors are:

Sponsors are the heart of ribfest. They help fund the event, while receiving promotion for festival.

VOLUNTEERS INQUIRY

Brantford Kinsmen Ribfest volunteers

Become one of our volunteers who participate in this spectacular family event yearly filled with food, fun, and entertainment.

Volunteers Volunteers Applicants (PDF)

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.

This year’s schedule is:
Thursday August 10, 10AM-5PM, Friday August 11, 4PM-11PM, Saturday August 12, 11AM-11PM, Sunday August 13, 11AM-7PM, Monday August 14, 9AM-1PM.

Volunteers are:

Volunteers are the Roots of a Strong Communities. They help keep the festival, running smoothly from start to finish.