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Brantford Kinsmen Ribfest

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The Brantford Kinsmen Ribfest is now in its 8th year, this family-friendly festival is one of Brantford’s most anticipated summer events, welcoming more than 26, 000 people. Enjoy a weekend full of food, music and fun on August 11, 12 and 13, 2017 in Brantford’s beautiful ****shutt Park. Savour mouth-watering ribs, hamburgers, slow-roasted corn, blooming onions and cool treats like ice cream and snow cones. The Molson Beer garden will be open daily, which is always the perfect spot to relax and enjoy the live music.

Award-winning ribbers from all over North America will showcase their finest ribs and sauces. Teams are competing for this year’s title of “Best Ribs”. Sample each team’s special recipes and vote for your favourite. All proceeds from this event will support Brantford Kinsmen Club’s commitments to continuing support for local initiatives.

While ribs take centre stage, there is a lot more to enjoy at the festival. Local bands will be performing all weekend as well as our headliners presented by the OLG.

Take some time to stroll through the Rogers TV Marketplace. Browse unique items while supporting local merchants. Brantford’s Ribfest has thought of everything this year. New features include the Bouncy Village, What a Ball, and much more to keep your little ones entertained. Famous princesses and superheros will be visiting with kids on Sunday, from noon until 3:00 pm.

There’s something for everyone at the Brantford Kinsmen Ribfest! For more information, visit the

Date and Time:

Friday, August 11, 2017 11:00 AM - Sunday, August 13, 2017 11:00 PM
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****shutt Park
35 Sherwood Drive
Brantford, Ontario, N3T 1N3
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