Esquimalt Ribfest 2016

Best Ribs

First Place: Prairie Smoke and Spice
Second Place: Blazin BBQ

Best Sauce

First Place: Prairie Smoke and Spice
Second Place: Misty Mountain

People's Choice

Boss Hogs



Ribfest Stage

Friday, September 9th
2:15 Preston McCool
3:30 Hank Angel
4:45 Curl
6:00 Tyler Harvey
7:15 The Push
8:30 The Sutcliffes

Saturday, September 10th
12:00 Gary Preston and The Kingmixers
1:15 Brandon Issak
2:15 Monkey Wrench
3:30 Lauren Webb
4:00 Ribber Contest Judging
5:00 The Midnights
6:15 Jason Buie Band & Friends
8:15 The Boom Booms

New this year! Ribfest After Party at The Tally Ho Sports Bar & Grill
Featuring The Paul Deslauariers Band From Montreal – Doors 9pm
Tickets only $10 for the Tally Ho Party Bus from The Esquimalt Ribfest $10 for the bus and show. Bus leaves at 9:45 and 10:15 from Bullen Park
Advance tickets at Lyles Place or Ribfest Merch booth beside the stage

Sunday, September 11th
12:00 Lazy Mike & the Rockin’ Recliners
1:15 Paul Black
2:30 Soul Shakers
3:45 Big River (Almost Johnny Cash)
5:00 50-50 draw, Ribber Awards and People’s Choice
5:15 Dallin Paul
6:15 Bill Johnson Blues Band
7:30 Paul Deslauriers

All set Times are approximate and Subject to change

Kid Zone Hours

Friday 3p – 7p
Saturday 11a – 7:30p
Sunday 11a – 7p


Friday, Sept. 9, 1p – 10p
Saturday, Sept. 10, 11a – 10p
Sunday, Sept. 11, 11a – 9p


Bullen Park Lyall St. behind Esquimalt Plaza Esquimalt BC

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Contests & Draws

Ribbers Present their food for Judging Saturday 4:30p in front of stage
Winners of Car Show Draw 50-50 Sunday 5p

Our celebrity-judging panel will decide who has presented them with the best ribs and best sauce prepared by our Ribbers.

People’s Choice Award

People’s Choice Award is just that. You get a say in who had the Best Ribs and sauce on the weekend. The Ribbers want bragging rights so be sure to vote for the food you most enjoyed! Try all their delicious ribs and sides. Then you be the Judge.

Pick your Fav and VOTE!

Paper ballots and the ballot box at the info tent or vote at: or scan the QR code above.

Is there a lost and found? Items found will be at the Info tent during the event. Monday they will be at the Archie Browning Office.

First Aid
Is found beside the info tent

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