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Thursday, August 10, 2017 - Sunday, August 13, 2017

JOIN US FOR Brockville RIBFEST 2016!

As Canada’s leading child and youth mentoring charity, Big Brothers Big Sisters facilitates life-changing relationships that inspire and empower children and youth to reach their potential, both as individuals and citizens. By participating in Brockville Ribfest, you are helping us make a positive difference in the lives of our community's youth.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Leeds and Grenville are proud to host both Kemptville and Brockville Ribfest events. Learn more about our Kemptville Ribfest event.


Our ribbers provide mouth-watering ribs, chicken, and other delights throughout Ribfest.

Brockville Ribfest is proud to provide a variety of non-food vendors in Vendor Village. 


See our Schedule of Events

Thursday, August 4

11am - 8pm: Kidz Zone
11am - 10pm: Vendor Village & Food Booths
11am - 11pm: Beer Tent
3pm - 4:30pm: Aislinn
5pm - 6:30pm: Amanda Keeley Band
7pm - 8:30pm: Sanctuary
9pm - 10:30pm: Absolute Journey Tribute

Friday, August 5

11am - 8pm: Kidz Zone
11am - 10pm: Vendor Village & Food Booths
11am - 11pm: Beer Tent
12pm - 7pm: FREE Pony Rides & Petting Zoo
2:30pm - 4pm: Mark Bergman
4:30pm - 6pm: Cruzifit
6pm - Rib Eating Contest @ Motor Coils Mfg. Stage
7pm - 8:30pm: River City Junction
9pm - 10:30pm Loon Choir

Saturday, August 6

9am - Noon: Fishing Derby
9am: Yoga in the Park @ Bandshell with Amanda Keeley
11am - Beach Volleyball Tournament
10am - 8pm: Kidz Zone
11am - 6pm: FREE Pony Rides & Petting Zoo
11am - 11pm: Beer Tent
11am - 1pm: Arm Wrestling Registration
11:30pm - 12:30pm: School of Rock
1:15pm: KIDS Arm Wrestling Competition
1:30pm - 3pm: Ryan Annable
2:30pm: ADULT Arm Wrestling Competition
3:30pm - 5pm: Mike Geraghty
5:30pm - 7pm: Dan Schaafsma
7pm - 8:30pm: Spare Partz
9pm - 10:30pm: Eve’s Daughter

Sunday, August 7

8am: Piggy Run Registration
8am - 9:30am: Weight-ins registration - Lift For Kids Sake
8:30am: Yoga in the Park @ Bandshell with Amanda Keeley
9am: Piggy Run Road Runners 5km Run
9am: Yoga In The Park
10am - 11am: The Pier Church Service
10am - Lift for Kids
11am- 6pm: Vendor Village
11am - 6pm: Food Booths
11:30am - 1pm: The Pie Plates
Noon - 6pm: Beer Tent
1:30pm - 3:30pm: The GMEN
4pm - 6pm: Healy & Orr
5pm: Rib Winners Announced & West Jet Draw


Big Brothers Big Sisters Brockville RibFest will be accepting volunteer applications starting in April.

This volunteer opportunity is a great way for you to experience Ribfest first hand. High school students can gain their community service hours by volunteering throughout the weekend.