Brockville – The 18th annual Brockville Ribfest in support of Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Leeds & Grenville kicks-off Thursday, August 9th at 11:00am in Hardy Park.
It runs Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
There will be a Kidz Zone, vendor village, food booths, Beer Tent, Pony Rides and a petting zoo, volleyball tournament, Arm wrestling competition, fishing derby, The Howard Travel Rib Eating Contest, and more.
There are eight ribbers this year including, Billy Bones, Bone Daddy’s, Camp 31, Crabby’s BBQ Shack, Jack the Ribber, Ribs Royale, The Hogfather and Silver Bullet!
As well entertainment all weekend will include, on Thursday, Mike Geraghty, Mark Bergman, Will Scott Trio, Country Rocks and Danny Sylvester. Friday will feature, Nathan Hardy, Camil Lapointe, Cory Coons Band, Slug the Bird and Against the Wind – Bob Seger Tribut. Saturday will see Mark Bergman’s Rock School, Ryan James, Dirty Alibi, Jenny Howes Duo, 5 Guys and a Box and Jukebox Heroes – Foreigner Tribute. Taking to the stage on Sunday are The Pie Plates, The Fabulous Belairs and Healy and Orr.
The funds raised from this yearly event goes to Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Leeds & Grenville for the many programs it provides to children across Leeds & Grenville.
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 them make a positive difference in the lives of our community’s youth.
For a full schedule of events please visit: http://www.brockvilleribfest.ca