Ribfest would like to welcome this year’s Marketplace Vendors. Several of these artisans, crafters and business operators are returning to join us, some are with us for the first time. Either way, we are so pleased to have them all involved to provide you with their products. Some truly unique, functional and beautiful items to be had so be sure to wander over to a little shopping.

Sidle Masonry, makers of old world hand forged pans they will have on display. The other side of their business specializes in the design, calculation and construction of custom Austrian masonry heaters, wood fired bake ovens as well as decorative concrete surfaces.

Nexgen Hearing Aid Clinic with an information booth and their hearing test van to get a quick check of your hearing status.

West Coast Nature Art offers hand crafted beach glass jewelry and home decor, all from our beautiful island beaches. Get your own little piece of the sea here!

D&S Coastal Designs has a wide variety of beautiful artworks, all inspired by life and living on Vancouver Island.

Barbarella is with us for the first time, bring her handmade jewelry, from necklaces to earrings and bracelets. Genuine gemstones are featured in most of her work, fashionable jewelry for both the ladies and gents.

Purplerose Handcrafted Creations with their dreamcatchers made with semiprecious stones & Swarovski crystals, dreamcatcher earrings, anklets/bracelets and more.

Tisket a Tasket Baskets are back with their unique baskets, chocolates & gifts for all occasions. Get yourself one of the collapsible basket all by itself or have it stuffed with goodies as a gift….maybe to yourself!

Hornby Island Soap Company’s products are locally made and contain only water, natural scents, and 100% pure extra-virgin olive oil. Check them out, another fine local business supporting Ribfest.

Remember the dates, September 13th-15th at the Comox Valley Exhibition Grounds. See you there, check out the full Ribfest website at www.comoxvalleyribfest.ca