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Ribfest is all about community. Good family fun that raises essential support for local Rotary Youth Programs.  Our community  benefits today and into the future.

Admission is FREE – donations kindly accepted – Toss a Toonie for local youth projects and help support for leadership development, confidence building and reconciliation work.

This is a cash only event.  There is an ATM on site.

Its a great menu: pork and beef ribs, chicken, pulled pork, corn bread, beans, salad, coleslaw, and that is just the ribbers.  See our Food Page for details on other food trucks.

Only service or guide dogs will be admitted.

Friday, August 21 and Saturday, August 22 from 11 am to 10 pm; Sunday, August 23 from 11 am to 7 pm

Full Rack $25, ½ rack $16, 1/3 rack $10, ½ Chicken $15.  See Crabby’s full menu as an example, all the Ribbers have the same prices.

Beer, wine and coolers are $6.00.  Fort Garry Brewery is our beer sponsor.  Water and soft drinks are $2.00

The coupon for $3.00 off a 1/2 rack Friday between 11 am and 5 pm is available here. The coupon must be printed, electronic copies are not accepted.

Everyone who looks 25 or younger will be asked to produce a photo ID.  If you are over 18 you will be given an armband to signify this and then you will not be asked again for your ID.

Alcohol can be consumed anywhere within the fenced area as the entire fenced area is licensed.

Children are allowed throughout the site, but cannot purchase, handle of consume alcoholic drinks.

YES, we encourage people to use green transportation!  Bikes are not allowed inside the fenced area but there is a staffed bike corral at the entrance gate for your convenience.

We prefer this to be a non smoking event. There is definitely no smoking in the tents or Kid Zone.

Ribfest is run by the Rotary Club of Winnipeg. All of us are volunteers. This is the 6th year for Winnipeg Ribfest. All proceeds go to support Winnipeg youth groups. For 110 years Rotary Winnipeg has been supporting youth. Our Motto is “Service Above Self”

How do I become a volunteer?