Owen Sound Ribfest 2016
at Kelso Beach Park
September 16, 17 and 18
Friday 11am – 11pm, Sat. 11am – 11pm, Sun. Noon – 7pm
The smells of smoke and barbeque sauce will, again, be wafting over the shores of Owen Sound late this summer as five professional “ribbers” make this one of their many stops on the 2016 North American tour.
The teams compete for various trophies including best ribs, best chicken, best sauce and the coveted “People’s Choice” award — as chosen by the festival attendees.
Along with the ribbers, who come from as far away as Texas and Alabama, will be various other vendors with something for everyone.
This is a family event. Admission is by Donation, kids 12 and under free. Live music and kids’ activities. Visitors only have to pay for food, beverages and what ever they purchase from the vendors. Vendors accept cash only, there will be an ATM on site.
Organizers are expecting upwards of 40,000 visitors over the course of the three-day event with partial proceeds going to charity.
“People’s Choice Award”
as voted by attendee ballot.
and judged awards for:
Attendees have the opportunity to buy quality goods and services from a varied selection of vendors.
Vendors accept cash only, there will be an ATM on site.