Ribfest Montreal is a festival taking place from July 6-8 in the city that celebrates all things rib! Sample some of the best ribs from top pitmasters across North America, enjoy live music and family fun, and purchase unique artisanal products.
1. What is Ribfest Montreal and what to expect
Ribfest Montreal is a festival celebrating all things rib! This three-day event features some of the best pitmasters from across North America, offering visitors a chance to sample their delicious ribs. In addition to the food, there will also be live music and family fun. This is a great opportunity to try something new and purchase unique artisanal products.
When and where is it taking place?
At the Old Port of Montreal (Quai Jacques-Cartier) at August 12-14th.
2. The history of Ribfest Montreal
Ribfest Montreal started in 2012. It was created by a group of friends who loved ribs and wanted to share their passion with the city. The event has grown over the years and now attracts visitors from all over the world. For more information, check out their facebook page!
3. Who’s cooking at Ribfest Montreal this year ?
This year’s Ribfest Montreal will feature some of the best pitmasters from across North America, including:
-Joey “The Raging Smoke” Mueller of Raging Smoke BBQ (Texas)
-Mike “The Pitmaster” Mills of 17th Street Barbecue (Illinois)
-Chris “The Rib Whisperer” Lilly of Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q (Alabama)
-Rob “Porkenstein” Baas of Porky’s BBQ (Florida)
Get your appetite ready and gorge on some of the best ribs in the world. Stuff yourself with the most tender barbecue ribs you’ve ever had the pleasure of experiencing.
4. Some more information about Ribfest Montreal
Ribfest Montreal is a free event, however you will need to purchase tickets for the ribs. Tickets are $2 each and can be purchased at the event.
What else is happening?
In addition to the food, there will also be live music and family fun. This is a great opportunity to try something new and purchase unique artisanal products.
So come on down to the Old Port of Montreal and get your rib fix! Do keep in mind that they are also serving delicious cold brews with those tasty ribs. So feel free to eat the spicy ones to develop an extra thirst.
5. How to get to Ribfest Montreal ?
The festival will be taking place at the Old Port of Montreal. If you’re coming by car, there is paid parking available in the area. You can also take public transit, as the festival is accessible by the metro (station Champ-de-Mars) and by bus (lines 15, 30, 55, 61 and 97).
6. A few tips for enjoying your time at Ribfest Montreal
These tips will help you out a lot, so keep them in mind!
-Wear comfortable shoes as you’ll be doing a lot of walking.
-Bring cash, as some vendors may not accept credit cards.
-Come hungry! There will be plenty of food to choose from.
-If you’re sensitive to smoke, be aware that there will be BBQ pits smoking throughout the event.
We hope you have a great time at Ribfest Montreal!
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