Event Postponed

This is the post we have been dreading having to make for weeks… It is with heavy hearts and overwhelming disappointment that the Brantford Kinsmen Ribfest steering committee must announce the postponement of our August 2020 event until August 2021. This follows a difficult decision made Tuesday night by the City of Brantford in consultation […]

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

We have had a handful of inquiries over the past several days regarding the #COVID-19 virus and the future of our 2020 festival. As of right now, OUR EVENT WILL CONTINUE AS SCHEDULED, August 7th-9th. As leaders in our community, we prioritize the health and safety of Kinsmen Club of Brantford Inc. members, guests, sponsors, […]

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As we alluded to yesterday morning, our steering committee have a MAJOR EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT to share with you at this time. For an entire decade, the Kinsmen Club of Brantford Inc. have presented our festival at Cockshutt Park. Over the last several years, our attendance and traffic have increased to the point where, according to the municipal […]

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Save the Date 2020

Save the date – The Steering Committee for the Brantford Kinsmen Ribfest is already working on plans for summer of 2020. Our 2020 dates will be August 7 – 9, 2020 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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Brantford Ribfest Awards


The winners of the Brantford Ribfest 2019 awards on Sunday August 11th where are as follows. Best Pig Rig Route 55 BBQ Best Sauce 3rd place – RazorBack BBQ 2nd place – Route 55 BBQ 1st place – Gator BBQ Best Chicken 3rd place – Brickyard BBQ 2nd place – Gator BBQ 1st place – […]

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Hey Festival lovers, our own Entertainment Coordinator & MC of the Brantford Kinsmen Ribfest – Jeffrey Harding had the pleasure of being interviewed on Rogers TV’s Brant Life. Check it out. http://rogerstv.com/media?lid=237&rid=54&gid=314753 Your mouth may be watering as Dave Carrol as he talks ribs, and the Brantford Kinsmen Ribfest coming up August 9-11, 2019 at […]

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