June 27, 2020

If ribs are the heart of our festival, then music is the soul. And even though we have to do it farther apart than usual this year Waterdown will still be rocking, with 10 great bands we know from the park taking the Virtual Stage. The fun begins at 6 p.m. on our Faceb...

June 20, 2020

It’s hard to believe, but it’s just ONE WEEK until Waterdown’s first-ever Virtual Ribfest! I don’t know about you, but I am more than ready for a backyard barbecue party. And what makes a great summer bash? Food. Friends (in person if it’s safe, online if it’s not). Fo...

June 10, 2020

Summer is coming...

In normal times, that means meeting up with friends and family at Memorial Park, enjoying some of your favourite festival foods and refreshments, and rocking out to some great local bands.

These are not normal times -- but that doesn't mean the Oh Can...

June 23, 2019

From the opening on Friday afternoon until closing time on Monday, Waterdown's Oh Canada Ribfest is jam-packed with food, activities and entertainment. It is also a chance to reconnect with neighbours and friends and kick off summer in style. Admission to the park is f...

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...

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 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...

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