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The Toronto Ribfest Food and Music Festival committee and Rotary Etobicoke invite you to enjoy a great weekend full of fabulous food, family-focussed attractions, great music and entertainment on three professional stages, a Kidz Zone, a massive Midway and lots more.

ALL the profits from Toronto Ribfest go via the Rotary Etobicoke into supporting community activities and requirements. 100%.

Your support helps Rotary Etobicoke make a difference in the lives of many Torontonians most in need.  Thank you!

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Welcome to the many thousands of visitors to the WorldPride human rights conference in Toronto. Toronto Ribfest is a WorldPride Affiliate Event.  The Arts Etobicoke QMap Project will be featured at the Rotary Pavilion.  

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ALWAYS FREE Music and Entertainment – On two professional stages. And free magic shows and face-painting in the Kidz Zone.  Every day.

Amazing Food – including our award-winning Ribbers (16 of them!), plus food specialties from around the world.  

FRIDAY COUPON valid opening day until 5PM. Print it and bring it to the festival on opening day.

Celebrity Food Judging -  Don`t miss... 

Best Chicken - Saturday at 4:00 PM featuring: 

Comedian and Chef : Ali Hassan

Radio Host (Indie88): Matt Hart

Top Thoracic Surgeon: Dr. Maurice Blitz


Best Pulled Pork - Sunday at 2:30 featuring: 

Famed Chef and Judge on CTV`s MasterChef: Michael Bonacini

Captain, Calgary Flames: Mark Giordano

Famed Chef: Chef Suman

Food Expert and Author: David Ort


Best Ribs / Best Sauce - Monday at 2:30 featuring:

Comedian and Entertainer: Arthur Simeon

Comedian and Chef: Ali Hassan

Olympic Gold Medalists: Brianne Jenner and Jenn Wakefield

Paralympian: Erin Latimer and gold medalist Robbie Weldon


Heroes Day – Monday, June 30. Celebrating the heroes in our lives. With special appearances from the Canadian Army Reserves, local winners of the Urban Hero Awards, as well as several Canadian Gold medalists!.

Canada Day - Tuesday, July 1. A Citizenship Ceremony to start, and Fireworks to close the festival. Doesn`t get any better than that!


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WINNER 2012, 2013, AND 2014:
Top 100 Festivals and Events in Ontario

Keep checking back as more stories and opportunities as we get closer to 2013 Toronto Ribfest.

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