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September 13 - 15, 2019

Gary W. Harris Celebration Plaza (5205 48 Avenue, Downtown Red Deer)

This is the 1st Annual Red Deer Shelter Ribfest, featuring 5 of the top Rib Teams from across Canada and the US who will be cooking up some of the best mouth-watering BBQ smoked ribs you've ever had! Bring the whole family and enjoy live entertainment, a kids play area, additional food options including fresh-cut fries, mini donuts, and of course nice, cold beer!!

Street parking. Wheelchair accessible.

We are striving to create a safe, enjoyable, family-friendly community event. Our commitment to have quality entertainment, world-class ribs and food vendors, and a licensed park.

Admission is FREE (a $2.00 donation at the gate is appreciated).  Thank you!

All proceeds in support of the Central Alberta Women's Emergency Shelter.

Hours of Operation:

Friday, September 13 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday, September 14 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sunday, September 15 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Save it! Share it! Show it!  Be sure to have this $3 off coupon when you attend on Opening Day.  Present this coupon Friday, September 13 from 11:00am - 5:00pm and receive $3 off a Half Rack Rib Dinner.  You can also show it from your Smartphone!


Rib Teams:

Billy's BBQ Buckeye BBQ Texas Rangers Pistol Pete's Blazin' BBQ
Midland, Michigan Columbus, Ohio Motley, Texas Oklahoma City, Oklahoma London, Ontario

Additional food offerings include: Fresh-cut fries, Mini Donuts, Lemonade, and MORE!!

Interested in Volunteering?  Please contact Roxanne Kirton at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at 403.352.4080 if you would like to get involved.

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Special Thanks to:

Nyman's Artmarks
Walker Environmental

Wesclean Equipment & Cleaning Supplies
Salvation Army

Tri-West Sercurity
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