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ONTARIO FESTIVAL GROUP

Owen Sound Ribfest 2024

Owen Sound Ribfest 2024

Owen Sound Ribfest 2024 Presented by Ontario Festival Group will take place at the Bayshore Community Centre convenient for area residents and visitors from all over.

Featuring 5 of North America’s Best Rib Teams ready to serve you, your friends and family Award-Winning Mouth-Watering BBQ Smoked Ribs, Tender Pulled Pork, Juicy Smoked Brisket, BBQ Chicken, Smoked Sausage and those huge Beef “Dino” Ribs. There will be a variety of festival foods like The Bloomin’ Onion, funnel cakes, poutines, and of course to wash it all down nice cold beer.

Watch Live Music all weekend long featuring amazing Tributes to Blue Rodeo, CCR, Tragically Hip, Bob Marley,  plus a variety of local bands. This year we are proudly donating a portion of our gate sales to Grey Bruce Hospice.

Event Details
Event Details

Owen Sound 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

Featured Entertainment

DJ Sogrates
DJ Sogrates
Coming Of Age
Coming Of Age
Exodus Bob Marley Tribute
Exodus Bob Marley Tribute
Hell n Back ACDC Tribute
Hell n Back ACDC Tribute

SCHEDULED EVENTS

Time
Friday, Sep 13, 2024

Saturday, Sep 14, 2024

Sunday, Sep 15, 2024
12:00pmDJ SogratesDJ Sogrates
1:00pm
2:00pm
3:00pm
4:00pmDJ SogratesExodus Bob Marley Tribute
5:00pm
6:00pm
7:00pm
8:00pmHell n Back ACDC TributeComing Of Age
9:00pm
10:00pm

Featured Activities

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

Featured Beneficiaries

Grey Bruce Hospice Chapman House
Grey Bruce Hospice Chapman House

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.
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