Overlooking ribfest

Overlooking ribfest

Yes, it’s Ribfest time, but it is also so much more! The 10th Annual Brantford Ribfest will take place at Cockshutt Park – 35 Sherwood Drive, Brantford. Yes, you can buy ribs/pulled pork/chicken from our 5 of the best professional ribbers from North America who are competing for the titles are Crazy Canucks BBQ, Bad Wolf BBQ, Brick Yard BBQ, Gator BBQ, Tennessee Fatbacks BBQ. They are ready to serve you and friends Award-Winning Mouth-Watering BBQ Smoked Ribs.

But there will be a variety of festival food vendors like, hot dogs, hamburgers, Blooming Onions, Fried Veggies, Sweet Potato Fries, Baked Potatoes, Perogies and much more. Treat yourself to a cool beverage from Molson/Coors beer garden or a refreshing Black Fly cooler, or just come for our activities: talented entertainment including lots of bands on the ELEMENTS Casino Brantford stage, all weekend long. Rogers TV Marketplace where there are so many great products for sale, and many family-friendly activities at Air Bounce Inflatables Kids/Family Zone with lots of bouncers and obstacle courses.

Join us at Ribfest – Saturday & Sunday from 12pm – 6pm(ish) for a MEET and GREET with some great characters such as BATMAN, Deadpool, Supergirl and more!!

***FEATURED ENTERTAINMENT for the August 9 – 11, 2019 weekend***

Friday August 9
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Route 6
8:30 pm – 10:30 pm – Freedom Train

Saturday August 10
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Heckle the Band
2:30 pm – 4:30 pm – Thee Empty Hours
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Barcode
8:30 pm – 10:30 pm – Butch Haller/Chesterfield Ramblers

Sunday August 11
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Brandon Silver & Sylvrado
2:30 pm – 4:30 pm – The Dirty Pioneers
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm – See you next Thursday

Full Entertainment lineup visit https://brantfordribfest.com/schedule/

– Free Parking
– Free Concert
No Pets Allowed  (except service animals)
– No Smoking Allowed – City of Brantford Clean Air By-law
– No Outside Food Or Drinks
– Wheelchair Accessible
– Bring Your Own Lawn Chair

There are a number of ways for the public to get involved in this year’s event. The Brantford Ribfest is currently seeking volunteers to assist with the festival. A number of positions are available including set-up crew, event greeters, parking attendants, and grounds maintenance to assist with keeping the festival clean. Volunteers must be at least 14 years of age and youth can use their time toward their required community service hours. Applications are available at brantfordribfest.com/volunteers-inquiry/ and will be accepted until Monday, August 5th at 4:00 p.m.

You’re sure to run into friends and neighbours, and you can go home knowing that you’ve contributed to the local Kinsmen Clubs main annual fundraiser. Find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and on our Website. #brantfordribfest #brantford #‎supportlocalevents‬