First Ribfest in two years is coming back to Mississauga


Published September 7, 2022 at 8:51 pm

Mississauga’s Rotary ribfest is back baby, (or is that baby back). For the first time in two years the ribfest is set to return, this time at Erin Mills Town Centre this month.

Sponsored by Amacon and the Rotary Club the ribfest is set to bring live music, games, a beer fest and, of course beef ribs, pork ribs, slow smoked, and open flame BBQ ribs by some of the most acclaimed grill masters out there including;

  • Billy Bones BBQ (Celebrating 30-plus years travelling from festival to festival)
  • Camp 31 (Alabama’s finest and the 2019 People’s Choice winner)
  • Sticky Fingers BBQ (Mainstay at Oshawa Ribfest for many years)
  • Uncle Sam’s (founded in New Mexico in 1998)
  • Crabby’s BBQ Shack (recent winners of Best Sauce at the Kingston ribfest)
  • Pistol Pete (masters of the “low and slow” cooking technique.

The fest runs from Friday September 23 to Sunday September 25. On Friday and Saturday the fest is on from 11:30 a.m to 10:30 p.m. Doors close a little earlier on Sunday at 7:30 p.m.

There is a small entry fee of two dollars, but kids under ten get in free. All proceeds from ticket sales go to the Mississauga Food Bank.

The are also numerous prizes to be won in a raffle from sponsors such as stores, wineries, restaurants and even car care. Also up for grabs in the treasure chest is signed jersey from Maple Leafs star William Nylander. All told, the treasure chest is worth $4,500.

Five acts take the stage over the course of the weekend including Maybe Jake of Friday; Anthony Tullo, Rockwell Revival, and the Tom Barlow Band on Saturday, and the Krista Blondin Band on Sunday.

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