Comox Valley Ribfest 2024

A 3-day Food and Music Festival for people of all ages at Cumberland Village Park. Proceeds will support local and international Rotary projects. Click to learn more.

Friday, August 23rd – noon to 9pm
Saturday, August 24th – 11am – 9pm
Sunday, August 25th – 11am to 7pm

Your 2024 Ribbers are:


Rotary Corn on the Cob at Ribfest ’24

Rotary Corn on the Cob at Ribfest ’24

Ribfest ’24 will see the addition of fresh Corn-on-the-Cob! Brought to you by the Strathcona-Sunrise Rotary Club and the Rotary Club of Comox Valley, this fresh, local boiled corn makes for the perfect addition to your rib-experience.

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We’ve collected 5 of the best Canadian Ribbers to compete for the title of 2024 Comox Valley People’s Choice.  This is BBQ done right!

Gator BBQ

Gator BBQ

Want GATOR Tonight? Come GET SOME!!Gator BBQ was formed in 1983 by a gentleman from Naples Florida by the name of Don Brown (a.k.a. the King of Ribs). Don was also the manager of Michelbobs Rib House in Naples Florida. In 1983 Don started to tour in Canada and the US...

Smoke Dem Bones

Smoke Dem Bones

The art of cooking food low and slow is as rewarding as well as relaxing. It allows one to slow down and take time out from our busy lives and concentrate on one thing and forget about the rest. The end result is fantastic food with peace of mind. Smoke Dem Bones soon...


Entry is by donation.
– There is a bicycle lockup station.
– The average cost of ribs for 2 is $35.
– No dogs allowed (except for service animals).
– There will be a 50/50 draw each day.
– Most vendors and ribbers will accept card payments, but please try to bring cash.
– Remember to vote for your favourite ribs before leaving.

What’s on the Menu at RibFest?

A lot more than Ribs are on offer at RibFest!

  • A full rack of Ribs
  • ½ rack of Ribs
  • ½ Chicken
  • ¼ Chicken
  • Ribs & Chicken (4 bones & ¼ chicken)
  • Ribs & Pork (4 bones & 4 oz pulled pork)
  • 1 pound Pulled Pork
  • 1 pound Brisket
  • Pulled Pork Sandwich
  • Brisket Sandwich
  • Boss’s Feast (3 meat with sides)
  • Cornbread
  • Sides:
    o Baked Beans
    o Slaw
    o Mac & Cheese


RIBFEST 2024 is a 3-day Music and Food Festival for people of all ages at Cumberland Village Park the last weekend of August.

The Merkins

The Merkins

Some say it is hard to rock before 12 o’ clock noon, The Merkins would disagree. Armed with songs featuring fiction from their lives, in a perfect world this band is always ready to go. Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls of all ages, join us in welcoming to the Comox Valley Ribfest Main Stage…. the sauciest, beefiest, smokiest group you may ever see at high noon…

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Known for their energetic country dance parties and their tight musicianship, MoonShine has been playing country music since they established in 2018, in the Comox Valley.

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Coast to Coast

Coast to Coast

Coast to Coast is a trio with Lainie Laughlin, Corey Francis and Scott Lyle. Three different tastes in music mashed into an eclectic set of tunes honed with great enthusiasm after five years together.

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