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ONTARIO FESTIVAL GROUP

Grimsby Ribfest 2024

Grimsby Ribfest 2024

Grimsby Ribfest 2024 will take place  on Friday, July 5 to Sunday, July 7, 2024 held at the West Niagara Fairgrounds. Produced by Ontario Festival Group. We are bringing 4 of North America’s Best Rib Teams coming from Florida, Alabama, BC and Ontario. These “Pitmasters” are ready to serve you and your friends Award-Winning Mouth-Watering BBQ Smoked Ribs.

There will be a variety of festival foods like corn dogs, roasted corn, poutines, funnel cakes and of course to wash it all down nice cold beer.

There will be plenty of activities including a Spectacular Midway, Free Face painting, Marketplace, Artisans and more… Watch Live Music all weekend long featuring Tributes to Blue Rodeo, The Hip & Bob Marley and a variety of local bands including local standout Jonesy. Like us on Facebook for daily updates.

🚗 FREE PARKING | FREE CONCERT WITH ADMISSION | MIDWAY RIDES | PET FRIENDLY
🎟️ $5 ADMISSION, CHILDREN 10 & UNDER FREE

Event Details
Event Details

Grimsby Ribfest 2024 Rib Teams

Brickyard BBQ
Brickyard BBQ
Billy Bone’s BBQ
Billy Bone’s BBQ
Camp 31 BBQ
Camp 31 BBQ
Sticky Fingers BBQ
Sticky Fingers BBQ
Uncle Sam’s BBQ
Uncle Sam’s BBQ

Featured Vendors

Funnel Cake Express
Funnel Cake Express
BIG TEXAS FOOD TRUCK
BIG TEXAS FOOD TRUCK
Tiny Tom Donuts
Tiny Tom Donuts
Slushy Bear
Slushy Bear
Billy Bob’s Bloomin Onions
Billy Bob’s Bloomin Onions
Alabama Lemonade
Alabama Lemonade
Ontario Corn Roasters
Ontario Corn Roasters
Pappy’s Olde Fashion Soda Pop
Pappy’s Olde Fashion Soda Pop
Shirazees
Shirazees

Featured Entertainment

DJ Sogrates
DJ Sogrates
Exodus Bob Marley Tribute
Exodus Bob Marley Tribute
Hell n Back ACDC Tribute
Hell n Back ACDC Tribute
Black River Remedy
Black River Remedy
The Almost Hip
The Almost Hip
True Rodeo
True Rodeo

SCHEDULED EVENTS

Time
Friday, Jul 5, 2024

Saturday, Jul 6, 2024

Sunday, Jul 7, 2024
12:00pmDJ SogratesDJ SogratesDJ Sogrates
1:00pmCCW Pro Wrestling
2:00pm
3:00pmCCW Pro Wrestling
4:00pmExodus Bob Marley TributeBlack River Remedy
5:00pm
6:00pmThe Almost HipThe Almost Hip
7:00pm
8:00pmTrue Rodeo
9:00pm
10:00pm

Featured Activities

Carnival Games
Carnival Games
Face Painting
Face Painting
Kids Zone
Kids Zone
Marketplace
Marketplace
Photos

Featured Sponsors

FAQs

Yes. Ribfest does not use municipal funds and have to pay for the venues, including park space. The cost to organize a Ribfest is substantial and in the end we donate back to the community.
Yes, kids 10 and under are free to attend.
This is a cash event and majority of our vendors are cash-only; this includes Rib Teams, Food Trucks, etc.. However, certain marketplace vendors may accept credit/debit.
Yes, there will be ATMs available for attendees who need cash for purchases from vendors or activities.
Absolutely! With today’s changing demands, we have a wide variety of meats that are gluten-free and halal. Most trucks have gluten-free BBQ sauce.
Outside food and drinks are not allowed, as Ribfest relies on food and beverage sales to support the event and give back to the community. However, exceptions may be made for special dietary needs or infant food/formula. Please check with event staff for more information.
Ribfest features an inclusive space where guests can freely enjoy their meals with an alcoholic beverage; just not in the kids zone. Remember to bring your ID if you are under 30 years old.
Other than the rib teams we have The Bloomin’ Onion, Poutine Truck, Ontario Roasted Corn, Funnels Cakes, Tiny Tom Donuts, Coffee Express and other festival foods.
Yes! Ribfest is a pet-friendly event, however, we ask you to please have your pets on a leash and pick up after them.
2 Comments
  1. Kevin

    Any interest in adding a game truck to kids zone ?

    1. Drew

      Hi there Kevin. Feel free to send us a message: https://ribfestx.com/contact/

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