The Strathcona Sunrise Rotary Club of Courtenay is pleased to announce that Ribfest is back!

Friday september 13th 4pm-9pm, Saturday 14th 11am-9pm, sunday 15th 11am-6pm

Once again held at the Comox Valley Exhibition Grounds, 4839 Headquarters Road. As always, admission is free by donation at the gate, all proceeds go directly to the Rotary Club of Strathcona Sunrise – Courtenay. 

Four award winning Ribbers are back to satisfy the need for the best in BBQ.  There will be live music, a Kidzone and a variety of marketplace vendors to do a little shopping. In addition there are also a number of other food and refreshment options, as well as some satisfying adult beverages.  Ribfest is dog friendly (on leash) and is aiming to be a Zero Waste event and parking is only $2 with proceeds benifitting Sunrise Rotary.  

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Your 2019 Ribbers

All four of last year’s outstanding Ribbers are returning to provide you with some incredible lip smackin’ finger lickin’ great tastes. All have been award winners at many events across the country and in the USA over the past several years. 

Make note of the dates, September 13-14-15 at the Exhibition Grounds and bring the whole family!

Prairie Smoke & Spice

Misty Mountain BBQ

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3 days of delicious ribs!

RIBFEST IS A FAMILY-FRIENDLY EVENT WITH MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT FOR PEOPLE OF ALL AGES!

Proceeds will support some of Strathcona Sunrise Rotary Club‘s local and international projects.

Strathcona-Sunrise Rotary Food Tent

Strathcona-Sunrise Rotary Food Tent

The Sunrise Rotary food tent will be ready to serve up some tasty food alternatives. Corn on the cob, hot dogs, fries as well as a selection of pop, water and chips. The real star of the show are the deep fried pickles and poutine!! All proceeds directly benefit the...

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The Colossal Onion

The Colossal Onion

The Colossal Onion is back to serve up their tasty version of what some call the blooming onion. So tasty it borders on decadent but also a bit of wonderful messy. There are also a number of other menu items to tempt your taste buds, stop by to say hello. Download the...

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Music! Music! Music!

The Comox Valley Ribfest has lined up an impressive array of talented and entertaining musicians for your enjoyment. From old time rock n roll, blues, country rock and a whole lot in between there is something for everyone. Check back soon and watch for news blogs...

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The Strathcona Sunrise Rotary Club of Courtenay is pleased to announce that Ribfest is back!

Friday september 13th 4pm-9pm,

Saturday 14th 11am-9pm,

Sunday 15th 11am-6pm

Once again held at the Comox Valley Exhibition Grounds, 4839 Headquarters Rd

Check back soon and often for updates on the award winning Ribbers, beverage and other food vendors. There will be live music, a Kidzone and a variety of marketplace vendors. We hope to make this year’s Ribfest the biggest and best ever and once again, admission is free by donation to the Strathcona Sunrise Rotary Club. Ribfest is dog friendly (on leash) and is aiming to be a Zero Waste event. See you there!!