Ribfest Toronto Wedding at 2015 Ribfest Festival.
One wedding, five-day Canada Day Party, goal to raise $500,000!
It is the meat-lover’s culinary event of the year. It is where you can watch the ribbers and experience the smoke, sounds, tastes and smells.
TORONTO – On Saturday, June 27th, the five day Toronto Ribfest festival kicked off. A fun event to watch is the 14 best BBQ masters compete for bragging rights for the ‘best ribs’.
This year the event added a Ribfest Toronto Wedding contest to the roaster and everyone was invited.
The First Ribfest Toronto Wedding Sat., June 27, 2015 @ 4pm.
The all-expenses-paid wedding of Francis and Pamela from Fergus, ON was a lovely event to watch. The young couple and their three-year-old daughter lost their home last year when a tornado tore it apart. At the time, Francis was stationed at Canadian Forces Base Borden.
The Ribfest Toronto wedding sponsors helped the non-profit event. They included Toronto Ribfest, Rotary Etobicoke, weddinggirl.ca, Pure Storm Studios, Fraiche Floral Design Studio, Cakity Cakes, Designs by Liselle, Kettle Creek Weddings and the Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel & Conference Centre.
Other attractions happening during the 5-day event.
Ebola Relief Concert – Sunday June 28.
Featuring Haitian compas band Carimi and other musical acts. This event was to highlight the ongoing Ebola disaster in Western Africa. The event was hosted by TV personality and producer Nikki Clarke. The free concert raised awareness and funds for the ongoing efforts in West Africa. To eradicate the disease and support the recovery of the people, the infrastructure and the economy.
Pan Am Heroes Day – Tuesday June 29.
Ribfest is bringing the Pan Am Games to Toronto a couple of weeks early. The event brought together local athletes and musical acts from some of the countries participating in the Pan Am games. It is a special nod to the Pan Am and Parapan Am community of nations.
The Ribfest VIP Experience.
The VIP Experience service offered no line ups. Admission $15 advanced. $20 at the festival.
Craft Beer and Artisan Cheese Tasting.
Ontario craft breweries and cheese makers deliver new combinations. $20 tasting tokens and a glass. You could buy online to reserve a spot.
FIREWORKS on Canada Day July 1st to celebrate Canada’s birthday.
Toronto Ribfest Food and Music Festival, Centennial Park Toronto.
Saturday June 27 to Canada Day July 1, 2015. 11:00 am – 11:00 pm.
• Ribfest is Toronto’s largest Canada Day fundraiser. The $500,000 raised is 100% volunteer. Community volunteers contribute over 6,000 volunteer hours. None of the management team are paid.
• Top 100 Festival and Event in Ontario for four years. The only Ribfest with this designation.
• 90 local organizations and dozens of international organizations and projects funded by Rotary Etobicoke over the past seven years.
• Over the past 16 years Toronto Ribfest has raised more than $5-million for the community. Rotary keeps 0%.
Article updated April 21, 2016. Visit Toronto Ribfest 2016.