august, 2019

10aug11:00 AM11:00 PMBrantford Ribfest11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Entertainment:Festivals,MusicCommunity:Fundraiser

Event Details

We invite you to participate in the annual Brantford Kinsmen Ribfest, taking place August 9 – 11th , 2019 with scrumptiously delicious mouthwatering ribs and chicken. Featuring the tastiest treats like roasted corn, blooming onions, cornbread, baked beans, fresh coleslaw and sizzling hot fries, this festival is heaven for food lovers. Help us welcome North America’s greatest rib teams as they compete for top awards including Best Ribs, Best Chicken, Best Sauce, Best Pig Rig and People’s Choice.

Nestled next to the picturesque Grand River, Brantford’s Cockshutt Park makes for the perfect outdoor setting for this festival enjoyed by locals and tourists alike.  The park will be packed with family-friendly fun including bouncy castles & inflatables, carnival games, train rides, what-a-ball, Batman, Disney Princesses, and new to this year – a rib-eating contest!

Soak up the summer sun, relax in our beer garden with a refreshing beverage, and enjoy live musical entertainment at Brantford’s 10th annual ribfest!

Friday, August 9th: 4pm to 11pm Saturday, August 10th: 11am to 11pm Sunday, August 11th: 11am to 7:00pm

Location: Cockshutt Park, 35 Sherwood Drive, Brantford, ON.

Admission is FREE (donations are accepted)

Friday, August 9

  • 4:00pm Opening Ceremonies
  • 6:00pm Route 6
  • 8:30pm Freedom Train
  • 11:00pm Nightly Closing

Saturday, August 10

  • 11:00am Daily Opening
  • 12:00pm Heckle the Band
  • 2:30pm Empty Hours
  • 6:00pm BarCode
  • 8:30pm Butch Haller/Chesterfield Ramblers
  • 11:00pm Nightly Closing

Sunday, August 11

  • 11:00am Daily Opening
  • 12:00pm Brandon Silver & Sylvrado
  • 2:30pm The Dirty Pioneers
  • 4:30pm Ribber Awards
  • 5:00pm See You Next Thursday
  • 7:00pm Closing Ceremonies


(Saturday) 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM


Cockshutt Park

35 Sherwood Dr, Brantford, ON N3T 1N3


Kinsmen Club of Brantford[email protected] 25 North Park Street Brantford, Ont., N3R 4J4