Coming Up: Guelph Ribfest
Clearly, food is the center of the event – specifically, ribs. 8 competitors from across Ontario are chosen each year to fight for the title of best ribs. This year, London is home to half of the competitors – Boss Hogs BBQ, Fat Boys BBQ, Smokehouse Bandits, and Huckleberry’s BBQ. You can try ribs from all 8 competitors, and even from last year’s champion, and vote on people’s choice – Silver Bullet BBQ from Guelph took that title last year. And don’t forget to watch the judging – there are three categories (ribs, chicken, and sauce) and Boss Hogs became chicken champion in 2018!
When you’ve had your fill of beef, have some deep-fried onion from Billy Bob’s Blooming Onions, or a milkshake from Heavenly Dreams. There will be 11 food vendors available, offering options to the beef main dishes.
Ribs aren’t the only thing happening at Ribfest, however. There’s also a classic car show for you to see, carnival games, and even rock climbing from Guelph Grotto! And of course, there will be music. With a full lineup for all three days of the festival, you can see live performances from bands like Practically Petty, Symply Skynyrd, Blackwater Trio, and Tokyo Giants.