Toronto's Rib, Bacon & BBQ Fest
Labour Day Weekend | Downsview Park

Toronto Rib, Bacon and BBQ Festival

Labour Day Weekend | Downsview Park

Come to Toronto’s Rib, Bacon & BBQ Fest Labour Day Weekend at Downsview Park for all things BBQ! We’re expanding on the traditional ribfest food fare by including vendors that specialize in delicious Bacon and BBQ treats as well.  Come for the food, stay for the great live entertainment and family fun. See food vendors.

Fun For the Whole Family

Bring the kids and enjoy even more fun on jumping castles, the kiddie midway, live music, strolling entertainers, face painting and more. Better yet, challenge yourself on the giant rock wall or win a giant stuffed animal for your favorite person. Best of all, hardcore foodies can enjoy celebrity chef demonstrations and sample some of Toronto’s best food vendors.

Live Music | Kids Midway | Jumping Castles | Beer & Wine | and more


General Admission: $5.00
Kids 12 & Under: FREE
Kids Ride Pass*: $25

Tickets also available at the door.
*Kids Ride Pass includes unlimited rides for the day.

Event Information
The RBBBQ What & Where

Dates & Times

Friday, August 31st
4pm – 11pm

Saturday, September 1st
11am – 11pm

Sunday, September 2nd
11am – 11pm

Monday, September 3rd
11am – 9pm


Gate Price:
General Admission: $5.00
Kids under 12: Free

Online Price:
General Admission: $5.00
Kids under 12: Free

What’s Going On

  • Live Music
  • Midway Rides
  • Bouncy Castles
  • Rock Climbing Wall
  • Face Painting
  • VIP Area
  • Beer, Wine & Spirits Tent
  • Best Ribber Competition
  • Funnel Cake Competition
  • FoodTrophies
    • Best Bacon Inspired Dish
    • Best BBQ Inspired Dish
    • Best Ribs
    • Best Sauce
    • Best Dessert
    • Best Pulled Pork


Celebrity Chef

Rob Rainford

will be at Toronto’s Rib, Bacon and BBQ Fest on Monday, Sept. 3rd showcasing a cooking demonstration, signing his book and will be taking part as a judge in the best ribber competition. You certainly won’t want to miss this.

Food Vendors
A Taste of Toronto
Please check back often as we’ll be updating this section frequently with more pictures, information and vendors. If you would like to become a vendor at Toronto’s Rib, Bacon  and BBQ Fest, email or call 416-249-4000


Billy Bones Ribs and BBQ

Billy Bones BBQ, based out of Sanford, Michigan, originated from one of the “Grandfather’s of BBQ” over 30 years ago. 


Kentucky Smokehouse

Serving Kentucky style smoked ribs, chicken and pulled pork.  Smoke low and slow with a secret family rub.


Authentic South American BBQ. Amazing smoked ribs & chicken, with latin flavour. Original line of 5 sauces.

Fat Boys

BBQ & More

Dang Good BBQ

Pimento Jerk
(Jamaican BBQ)

RL Carenderia
(Filipino BBQ)

Caribbean Flavah
(Caribbean Food)

Café Amanda by Chanchitos
(Latin Food)

The Ultimate Food Truck
(Burgers and Fries)

Happy Twist
(Spiral Potatoes)

Ontario Corn Roasters

Sweet Treats

Fine Grind Coffee
(Gourmet Coffee)

169 Juice
(Bubble Tea)

Mobile Icee

Heavenly Dreams Ice Cream
(Ice Cream)

Summertime Lemonade

Funnel Cake Express


Mankind Dessert

Non-Food Vendors

Renewal By Andersen

Terry’s Toy

TN Model & Talent

Freedom Mobile

Fortune Wholesale

Toronto Caricature Guy

Pain Free Life

Psychic Visions


Wireless Wave


Lalita Vaid
(Author & Jewelry)

Wireless Wave

(Artisan Jewelry)

Statefarm by DesJardin

(Handbags/Women’s Clothing)

Live Music
A Different Musical Flavour Each Day


Twangsters (5:00pm)

Twangsters (6:30pm)

Blush (8:00pm)

Blush (9:30pm)


Flashback (12:00pm)

Flashback (1:30pm)

Flashback (3:00pm)

Canada Rocks (4:30)

Canada Rocks (6:00)

David Love Band (7:30)

David Love Band (9:00)

David Love Band (10:00)


Latin Train (12:30)

Latin Train (2:00)

Nico P


Toronto's Rib, Bacon & BBQ Fest

RebelJoe Band (12:30pm)

RebelJoe Band (2:00pm)

Ammoye (3:30pm)

Kirk Diamond (5:00pm)
See on YouTube

Satallites (6:30pm)

Satallites (8:00pm)

Contact Us

Contact Us

For more information about Toronto’s Rib, Bacon & BBQ Fest you can visit us on facebook, instagram or you can also call us at 416-249-4000.

Furthermore, vendors, sponsors, volunteers and media please call 416-249-4000 and ask for Diane, or e-mail

Superior Events Group Inc. has been producing some of the biggest family fun events in the GTA for the past 25 years. As a result, we take pride in creating events for the whole family to enjoy. So for more information about our other events, visit the links below.

Foodalicious | Toronto Pumpkin Fest | Richmond Hill Pumpkinfest | Family Fun Fest | Kids Fest Toronto | Fairbank Summerfest | Downsview Park Ribfest (Now called Toronto’s Rib, Bacon & BBQ Fest) | Bradford Ribfest

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