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Accepting Marketplace Vendors 2018

The 9th Annual Brantford Kinsmen Ribfest is accepting applications for Vendors. This festival is held at Cockshutt Park in Brantford on August 10th – 12th, 2018. This festival features five Ribbers, many wonderful and unique vendors, food trucks and lots of fun! This is a huge event with an expected attendance of 28,000+ customers. If […]

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ATTENTION ARTISTS…

Now is the time to apply for your chance to perform at the 9th running of Brantford Kinsmen Ribfest, August 10th-12th at Cockshutt Park in West Brant. Blues, Classic Rock, Country and R&B cover bands – we are searching for professional and reputable musicians to entertain at our family-friendly event! If you are well-established, have […]

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Save the Date 2018

Save the date – The Steering Committee for the Brantford Kinsmen Ribfest is already working on plans for summer of 2018. Our 2018 dates will be August 10 – 12, 2018 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 […]

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2 DAYS UNTIL

Of course, the Brantford Kinsmen Annual Ribfest is all about the food! Only 2 days to go until the kick-off. Join us for fun, food, live music and so much more! 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 […]

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We’ve reached 5000 likes on Facebook

Wooohooooo we’ve reached 5000 likes on Facebook. That’s right, 5000 likes!! 🙂 We would like to take this opportunity to thank each and every one of you for your amazing support! www.facebook.com/BrantfordRibfest/              

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2017 ENTERTAINMENT ROSTER

As promised, we proudly present our 2017 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! ‪ AUGUST 11, 12, 13, 2017 FRIDAY: August 11 4pm-11pm All *main areas open […]

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Entertainment Roster Booked

Our entire Ribfest entertainment roster is booked and confirmed! A sincere ‪#‎thankyou‬ goes out to the 250+ 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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New to Ribfest

Hey, contest lovers. New to the Brantford Ribfest this year is a rib eating contest. But not your ordinary food eating contest. This is a food eating contest with a twist. 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 […]

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Entertainers/Bands…

Attention entertainers/bands… Looking to play at Brantford Kinsmen Annual Ribfest on stage? We are now taking applications for Bands and other entertainment wishing to perform during our August 2017 Ribfest. If you’re a Band or someone you know has a band and wishes to apply, please email us at music@brantfordkinsmen.ca with all your details including […]

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2016 RIBBER AWARDS!

This year was a hot 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 Brickyard BBQ – Best Sauce Bad Wolf – Best Pig Rig Gator BBQ – Best Ribs

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