June 28, 2018

Hey friends! 

We’re excited to have Bubble Force back again this year to bring those bubble soccer suits for ages 6+. They will have youth, teen, and adult bubbles on standby to ensure all attendees can have a taste of their fun attraction! 

If you don’t want to play tha...

June 27, 2018

I have been a huge fan of Waterdown's Oh Canada Ribfest since it launched in Memorial Park some 9 years ago. I have enjoyed the bands, the food and the fireworks, and I even recall taking part in a huge group singalong of BTO's Takin' Care of Business on the ball diamo...

June 21, 2018

Sampling ribs is thirsty work. Throw in the summer sun and typically high Canada Day weekend temperatures, and I'm soon looking for something to wet my whistle during all the festivities. Luckily, there is no shortage of great beverages on offer right in the park.

I am...

What is Rotary, anyway?

For me, Rotary International is less about the numbers, and more about the stories and the causes. As a Rotarian, I’m a member of an international service club which encourages members to use their time and skills to make things better.

We can pro...

Every Canada Day weekend, the community answers the call for donations to Rotary during  Ribfest.

So, what does the Rotary Club of Waterdown do, and where do those donations go?

Our Club, along with the Rotary Club of Flamborough AM, has been bringing Oh Canada...

June 16, 2018

Once again, The Dream Centre is sponsoring the Family Fun Zone Saturday through Monday during Waterdown's Oh Canada Ribfest - and we are thrilled to have them back!

Families won't want to miss the exciting program that will include some new activities, along with some r...

June 14, 2018

Life is good chez Jefferies on Canada Day weekend…instead of having to drive out of town for great live music, delicious food and the chance to meet up with friends, all the fun comes right to us! We really relish the opportunity to leave the car at home and walk over...

June 14, 2018

I love dogs. I love Ribfest. Alas, the two don’t go together.

Waterdown’s Oh Canada Ribfest operates under the same regulations as a restaurant – which means to ensure the safety and enjoyment of everyone throughout the weekend, dogs are not allowed in the section of Me...

June 12, 2018

Ribs get top billing at Waterdown’s Oh Canada Ribfest, naturally. But what is a community festival without blooming onions, ice cream and pizza?

Well, Ribfest has it all – so bring your appetites! The Rotary club’s Ribfest planning committee has put together a food line...