4 Days of The Big Sticky in downtown Ottawa in the heart of the Canada's Capital.
Welcome/Bienvenue to #CapitalRibfest featuring:
6 of the Best Ribbers serving slow-cooked Ribs, BBQ Chicken, Brisket, and delicious Pulled Pork
Fresh Lemonade, Deep Fried Sweets, Golden Onion, Mini Donuts, Ice Cream, Cheese Cake on a Stick, Craft Soda, Poutine, & more
A new performance stage, Live Music and Plaza Performers
A 750 person Craft Beer & Bevvy (wine/cooler) Gardens for pairing with your favourite BBQ
Best Rack Competition, Rib Eating Contest, and Ribber Olympics
A Fun Zone including Bouncy Castles, Face Painting, and Giant Slide
Market vendor village, contests, and giveaways
NEW "First Taste" Rib Contest - Cutest Baby reaction wins a FREE Rack
Welcome/Bienvenue to the 2019 Capital Ribfest and Great Canadian BBQ celebrating our 5th Anniversary. Capital Ribfest is fun for the whole family. Located in beautiful downtown Ottawa, Festival Plaza (beside City Hall, 110 Laurier Ave) is the biggest sticky yet! In addition to serving up the best in Ribs, Chicken, Pulled Pork, Brisket and everything Meat, Ribfest features FREE Admision, live music on The Big Sticky Stage, a Kids Fun Zone, 750 person craft beer garden, Market Vendor Village, Treats & Desserts, Best Rack Competition, First Taste Baby Rib Contest and more.
Friday, August 2 - 11am to 10pm
Saturday, August 3 - 11am to 10pm
Sunday, August 4 - 11am to 10pm
Monday, August 5 - 11am to 7pm
There is plenty of indoor parking available nearby Festival Plaza. Look for street, lot, and indoor and outdoor parking throughout the area within two blocks of Capital Ribfest. (Special Rates are available on weekends with free parking on weekends underground @ City Hall and @ World Exchange Plaza on Queen/Metcalfe and on designated streets throughout downtown Ottawa. Ottawa is also home to an amazing public transit system with plenty of bus options to get you easily to the heart of the Big Sticky at Capital Ribfest.