Savour #KingstonRibfest


Kingston Ribfest & Craft Beer Show 


Celebrate the BEST summer has to offer! Enjoy mouth-watering barbequed ribs and chicken, an incredible selection of Ontario craft-brewed beer, plus live entertainment and a Kids Fun Zone - all in the atmosphere of Memorial Centre Park.


Life doesn't get much better!


2023 marks the 10th anniversary of this great community event - 

Bring your friends, family and co-workers and savour the flavour.




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Sample new brews and time-honoured classics with our wide selection of Ontario craft-brewed beer. Alternatives to beer (including non-alcoholic beverages) are also available.


About Breweries





The best of BBQ and beyond from mouth-watering ribs and chicken to BBQ Corn on the Cob, Texas Tornado Potato and more - it's like heaven for your tastebuds!


About Food



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Live Entertainment


The #KingstonRibfest stage stays rockin' with live entertainment all weekend long.


About Live Entertainment



Kids Fun Zone

Fun for the whole family. The Kids Fun Zone produced by Grand River Party Retals & Inflatables will be running all weekend with various fun inflatable activities for kids.


About Kids Fun Zone


Partners in Mission Foodbank


Admission to the Kingston Ribfest & Craft Beer Show is free but donations to the Partners in Mission Food Bank are accepted at the gate. Please note that due to the nature of the event, anyone under the age of 19 must be accompanied by an adult (ie. your parents) to be admitted.


Thank you for attending the 2022 Ribfest event. Due to your generous donations, $7,507 and 1,470 lbs of food was raised for the Partners in Mission Food Bank! In our first 9 years, we have raised $36,088.15 and 17,724 lbs of food.

Please help us to support our local food bank and come ready with a donation.


Learn more about Social Responsibility at #KingstonRibfest.