Hey foodies and adventurers! Brian here, one of my favourite foods is ribs. Sauced up and fall off the bone. I don't have them often but I almost always get some at one of Durham Region's Summer Ribfests. If you're a barbecue lover, you're in for a treat because Durham Region is heating up with its finger-licking, lip-smacking RibFest events now!
Durham Region's RibFest Events feature a mix of tantalizing barbecue and craft beer vendors from across the region and beyond. In addition to ribs and BBQ, many offer a wide array of food options, a midway experience full of rides and carnival games, craft beer options, and even shuttle services to get to and from the grounds.
Grab your napkins, mark your calendars, and get ready to embark on a mouthwatering journey through the region's finest rib festivals. Let's dive in!
Kicking off the rib-tastic extravaganza is Clarington RibFest! Enjoy mouthwatering ribs, a full midway experience plus tons of vendors. The family-friendly atmosphere and live music add to the festivities, making it the perfect event to kick off the summer with your family.
If you missed out on Clarington that's okay. Next on the list is the Whitby RibFest by Rotary Sunrise at Whitby Harbour! Like Clarington, enjoy a full midway experience and tons of marketplace vendors to shop, and a full line-up of live music all 3 days. Don't forget to explore the waterfront trails while you're there!
The Oshawa RibFest is another can't-miss event for any food enthusiast! Located in the picturesque Lakeview Park in South Oshawa. Enjoy the ribs, vendors, and live entertainment all weekend long.
Last but not least, Pickering RibFest is hosted by the Rotary Club of Pickering at the Pickering Town Centre. This event, part of the Northern Heat Ribs Series and features a great line-up of BBQ options, a Beer Marketa and of course live music with different themes each days.
So there you have it, folks – a rundown of Durham Region's sizzling RibFest events! Whether you're a local foodie or just seeking delightful experiences, these festivals are a smokey and sweet BBQ journey you don't want to miss. Plan your visit, bring your family and your appetite, and get ready to feast on some of the best ribs around. Happy RibFest-ing!