3rd Annual Tillsonburg Ribfest Sponsored by The Tillsonburg Thunder

Tillsonburg Ribfest

Nothing like 3 Days of Family, Friends, & BBQ!

The 3rd Annual Tillsonburg Ribfest is a fundraiser supporting the Tillsonburg Thunder Senior Hockey Club. Featuring ribbers, a variety of food trucks, local vendors, kids zone, beer tent, and local entertainers.

100% organized and executed by volunteers dedicated to building and maintaining a strong community. Come out and enjoy 3 great days of food, family fun, and live music and support your Tillsonburg Thunder!

  • Free Parking in and around the arena area.
  • Live Performances all 3 days
  • # Food trucks
  • Rain or Shine

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Tillsonburg Fairgrounds

2016 Re-cap

We had such a great time at the 2016 Ribfest. Here are some of our photos.

There has been lots of feedback to bring Destroyer back! Comment on our Facebook page.

Interested in Getting a Spot in the lineup? Contact Michael

Featured Ribbers

Ribs Royale BBQ
Ribs Royale BBQ
Ribs Royale BBQ hail from Nevada, USA. We compete in various ribfests across Canada. We are known for our succulent savoruy, fall-off-the-bone RIBS, CHICKEN & PULLED PORK! In 2015 alone we won over 40 first place awards, and best ribs, best sauce categories.
Railroad Ribs
Railroad Ribs
Based out of Locust Hill, Ontario (near Markham) Railroad Ribs is in their third year of competition. They exclusively use fruit woods. Apple, Cherry, and Orange for their barbecue. The ribs are smoked for four hours, sauced and finished on the grill to achieve a caramelized texture. Railroad’s BBQ Master John Kasias says there is really only one secret. “Time, It’s really about time.” Kasias says his favourite cut is side ribs. “Side ribs are better than Baby Backs. They have good marbling, good fat, and a lot more meat on the bones. ” Railroad Ribs BBQ sauce is also available for service.
Dinosaur BBQ Pit
Dinosaur BBQ Pit
Dinosaur BBQ Pit is the latest championship BBQ team to cross the border to compete in the Ontario Ribfest circuit. All the way from Little Rock, Arkansas, our motto is to bring a deep southern BBQ taste and experience that is like no other and cannot be beat. We have won awards for our fall-off-the-bone smoked ribs, succulent oven-roasted chicken and cherry wood smoked pulled-pork all throughout the U.S!!! When at ribfest make sure to try Dinosaur BBQ Pit to see why we have the BIGGEST TASTE!!!