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:


Judges for Ribfest 2023

Judges for Ribfest 2023

This is how it works: 5 Ribbers submit samples of ribs and sauce to our 2023 judges, who then pick their ‘best’. Our judging host Rotarian, Marty Douglas, tallies the results and advises host of the trophy presentation. And finally, trophies are announced in Rib & Sauce categories.

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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!

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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.

Midnight Runners band

Midnight Runners band

Midnight Runners band is a Comox Valley cover band that plays many different styles including rock, 70’s, 80’s & 90’s hits, dance/funk, blues with a few surprises sprinkled in.

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