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 benefitting 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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Your 2019 Servers

3 days of delicious ribs!


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

Come on down!!

The wind has dropped, rain is not an issue right now and the smoke is rollin' off the ribs! The music is kickin', Sweet Santa Fe is about to hit the stage, followed by Conrad Campbell and closing with KC and the Moonshine Band. All the other food and market vendors...

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What is Rotary? This video is a great, quick overview of what Rotary is and can do for your community, your country, your world. Check it out. The Strathcona Sunrise Rotary Club was formed in 1987. Every cent donated to the Club this and every year at the Comox Valley...

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Ribfest Day Two

Thank you to everyone that came to Ribfest on day one,despite a bit of rain here and there. There was a very good turnout and with the many, many covered seating areas no need to enjoy the hot n delicious ribs and other food options in the liquid sunshine. Full speed...

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