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!
2021 marks the 8th anniversary of this great community event -
Bring your friends, family and co-workers and savour the flavour.
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.
The best of BBQ and beyond from mouth-watering ribs and chicken to fresh-made Beaver Tails, Colossal Onions and more - it's like heaven for your tastebuds!
The #KingstonRibfest stage stays rockin' with live entertainment all weekend long. 2021 lineup will be announced soon.
Fun for the whole family. The Kids Fun Zone produced by Grand River Inflatables will be running all weekend with various fun inflatable activities for kids.
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 2019 Ribfest event. Due to your generous donations, $3,863 and 1,477 lbs of food was raised for the Partners in Mission Food Bank! In our first 6 years, we have raised $22,280.65 and 14,654 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.