15th Annual Rotary Ribfest Is This Weekend At Millennium Park

The 15th Annual Rotary Ribfest starts this Friday (July 7th) at Millennium Park in downtown Peterborough along the Otonabee River.

Photo courtesy DBIA

Photo courtesy DBIA

“There is an exciting musical lineup for this year’s Rotary Ribfest as well a delicious sampling from nine local restaurants and of course, lots of cold beer,” says Terry Guiel, DBIA Executive Director. “All through the year we hear people saying they’ve got Rotary Ribfest marked on their calendars and that it’s one of their favourite events of the summer."

Hot Rocks: Rolling Stones tribute band plays Friday night (Photo courtesy DBIA)

Hot Rocks: Rolling Stones tribute band plays Friday night (Photo courtesy DBIA)

Admission to Rotary Ribfest is free. The hours are as follows:

• Friday, July 7: 11 am to 11 pm
• Saturday, July 8: 11 am to 11 pm
• Sunday, July 9: 12 pm to 5 pm

Photo courtesy DBIA

Photo courtesy DBIA

Local restaurants participating this year include:

• Dr. J’s BBQ & Brews
• The Nutty Chocolatier
• The BrickHouse Craft Burger Grill ‘n Bar
• Island Cream Caribbean Cuisine
• Village of Thai
• Kettle Drums
• La Hacienda
• Silk Roots
• The Silver Bean Café
 
Ribber’s Row includes:
• Fat Boys
• Boss Hogs BBQ
• Jack the Ribber
• Smokehouse Bandits
• Ontario Corn Roasters
 
ENTERTAINMENT LINEUP

Friday, July 7
• 12 – 1:30 pm: Pat Temple and the HiLO Players
• 1:45 – 3:15 pm: Rye Street
• 3:30 – 5 pm: Briannah Cotton Band
• 5:15 – 6:30 pm: The Cadillacs
• 6:45 – 8:15 pm: We Ain't Petty / Tom Petty Tribute
• 8:30 – 10 pm: Hot Rocks – Rolling Stones Tribute presented by Shorelines Casinos
 
Saturday, July 8
• 12:00 – 1:30 pm: John Curtis musical show
• 1:45 – 3:15 pm: John Curtis Band
• 3:30 – 4:45 pm: Max Mouse and the Gorilla's
• 5:00 – 6:30 pm: Samurai Fly
• 6:45 – 8:15 pm: Kim Doolittle
• 8:30 – 10 pm: Rikki Nicks — Fleetwood Mac Tribute presented by Wolfe Lawyers
 
Sunday, July 9
• 12 – 1:30 pm: Austin Carson Band
• 1:45 – 3:15 pm: Dean James
• 3:30 – 5 pm: Gunslingers

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