Please note that our event will be open on:
Friday, August 31st from 11am - 11pm
Saturday, September1st from 11am - 11pm
Sunday, September 2nd from 11am - 11pm
Monday, September 3rd from 11am - 7pm
Welcome! Canada's Largest Ribfest, now in our 23rd year is a charitable fundraising event for the Rotary Club of Burlington Lakeshore. Fondly known as simply, Ribfest, we have raised over $3.6 million charitable dollars, supporting local charities and community organizations! We are delighted with your interest! Did you know that last year over 182,000 people came to Canada's Largest Ribfest. With such large crowds, Ribfest also attracted a lot of media attention, from live reporting from CHCH news, to other news channels like CityTV in Toronto! We are grateful to all our media partners and our sponsors!
This inquiry form is intended for potential food vendors looking to sell food at Canada's Largest Ribfest. We receive a high number of inquiries from potential vendors wanting to be involved for a limited number of spots. In an effort to be fair to all vendors we do not guarantee spots based on participation in previous years.
Food vendors are not permitted to sell anything at their locations or to display logos for any other organization expect the one registering for the location. Third parties applications are not permitted, third parties are not permitted to share locations, only approved organizations are permitted onsite. Please note that two vendors may NOT share the same location. Vendors must be able to provide proof of insurance certificates upon being accepted as an exhibitor at Canada's Largest Ribfest. Cash payments during load in or during the festival are not permitted. Full payment must be done one (1) month before festival.
Please be aware that Canada's Largest Ribfest is run and managed by volunteers of the Rotary Club of Burlington Lakeshore, so we are only able to respond to those that have been selected. If you have been short listed to participate, the Ribfest Committee will be in touch.
Thank you for your interest in participating at Canada's Largest Ribfest!