We are back!
Join Us Thursday June 30th to Sunday July 3rd 2022 !!!

After 2 years of pandemic lockdowns and restrictions, the Rotary Club of Gananoque and the Lions Club of Gananoque are excited to announce our 15th Annual 1000 Islands Family Ribfest!
Admission One Small Toonie & Children Free

The new location is Lou Jeffries Arena, 600 King St. East Gananqoue


On June 30, July 1, 2, & 3 of 2022 we are excited to be bringing back all of the same great fun, food, beer,

music, and excitement that comes along with this great event.


NEW THIS YEAR Amateur Bar-B-Que Contest sponsored by Beddows -POL Ltd      

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This amazing community event raises funds on behalf of the Rotary Club & Lions of Gananoque. 100 percent of the money supports charities, families, projects, and other causes right here in Gananoque and area. 1000 Island Family Ribfest  will continue to provide a safe and clean event.
















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All required COVID-19 safety policies set out by Leeds & Grenville Region Health will be followed.

Join us  June 30th!

Giving Back

Ribfest believes in giving back to the communities through local partnerships.  Ribfest is a non profit organization that is run by the Rotary and Lions Clubs of Gananoque that raises dollars to reach their goals of helping those in need.


Buy Local

Ribfest understands the importance of supporting local and works closely with local businesses and organizations in order to promote growth.

Ribfest is an amazing opportunity for new and established businesses to engage their local community on a more personal level and give back in positive manner.


Support Regional Artists and Musicians 

Ribfest works with local artists in the community in order to give them a chance to showcase their talent in front of friends and family.  Ribfest is an opportunity for these local artists to perform in front of large crowds and take the next step in their musical careers.

Thank you to our Event Sponsor

Thank you for your support