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Event Info

August 2 - 3 | 12 noon - 11:00 pm 
August 4 | 12 noon - 9:00 PM
August 5 | 12 Noon - 6:30 pm

64 Ontario St, St. Catharines, ON L2R 5J5

What is Ribfest?

Ribfest is an annual 4-day fundraising event hosted by The Rotary Club of St. Catharines.

 

This community event brings together food vendors, live music and family-friendly activities.

As one of St. Catharines biggest downtown events, there are over 30,000 annual attendees, 35 hours of live music, local 20 vendors offering food, drinks, merchandise and of course plenty of ribs from your favourite ribbers.  

 

There will be no charge for visitors to enter the park, however donations for the Rotary Club would be greatly apreciated.

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Band Schedule

Friday August 2nd

12:00pm - 11:00pm

5:00pm - 7:30pm | Broken Cadence

8:00pm - 11:00pm | Figure Four

Saturday August 3rd

12:00pm - 11:00pm

12:00pm - 2:00pm | WhiteSpace

2:30pm - 4:30pm | Soul Jam

5:00pm - 7:30pm | Lost Boys

8:00pm - 11:00pm | Vinyl Flux

Sunday August 4th

12:00pm - 9:00pm

1:00pm - 3:00pm | Marty Allen Band

3:30pm - 6:00pm | LMT Connection

6:30pm - 9:00pm | Jonesy

Monday August 5th

12:00pm - 6:30pm

1:00pm - 3:00pm | Brant Parker Band

3:30pm - 6:00pm | Feverish Lemons

Ribber Menu's

With Ribbers like Billy Bones, Bone Daddy, Silver Bullet, Uncle Sam's and Camp 31, there is something for everyone to try.

 

Read below to see some of the delicious food that will be at the St. Catharines Rotary Ribfest

Billy Bones

Bone Daddy

Uncle Sam's

Silver Bullet

Camp 31

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Vendors

Food Vendors
Market Vendors

1. CJ Concessions 2. Bloomin Onion plus fries 3. Alabama Lemonade 4. Heavenly Dreams 5. South Club 6. Pete's Pizza

1. Henna 2. Cheramea’s Gentle Gems 3. Sparkle & Magic 4. Eye Candy 5. Plants 6. Humble Donut Company 6. Lather Gifted 8. Maple & Co 9. Bungin Foods 10. Turquoise Authentic Turkish Accessories 11. TSZ Collection

 

FAQ'S

 

Q: How Much Are The Bouncy Castles?

A. It is $20 for a play-all-day wristbands (cost set by vendor)

Niagara Inflatables will be set up Friday - 5pm-8pm, Saturday - 12pm-8pm, Sunday 12pm-7pm, Monday - 12pm-5pm.

Q: How Much Is It To Enter Ribfest?

A: ADMISSION TO THE PARK IS FREE!

 

Q: Can I Bring My Dog?

A: ONLY SERVICE DOGS ARE ALLOWED AT THE EVENT.
If you are planning to take your service dog to the event, please bring all documentation.

Q: Who Will Be The Ribbers?

A: BONE DADDY, SILVER BULLET, UNCLE SAM'S, CAMP 31, BILLY BONES.

Q: Can I Bring My Own Drinks?

A: ATTENDEES ARE NOT ALLOWED TO BRING THEIR OWN DRINKS INTO THE PARK.

Bags will be searched upon entrance to the park. 

*If you are consuming alcohol, you will be asked to wear an armband. Armbands will be provided at the entrance to those who provide proper identification. Appropriate identification will be required for anyone drinking alcohol.
 

Q: Do I Need To Bring Cash?
A: Yes. PAYMENT OPTIONS VARY FROM VENDOR TO VENDOR AND THE VAST MAJORITY OF THEM WILL ONLY ACCEPT CASH. 
There are ATMs at the park and all have service fees.

 

Q: Are There Non Meat Food Items?
A: THERE ARE GLUTEN FREE, VEGGIE AND VEGAN OPTIONS AT THE PARK!

Donate Today

Support the St. Catharines Rotary Ribfest by sending a donation to the Rotary Club Foundation. Proceeds go to the St. Catharines community and around the world.

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