Rotary International

Site: Spencer Smith Park

Service: Canada's Largest Ribfest

Contact Information
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Volunteer Coordinator Jacqui Murray, Volunteer Recruitment, Canada's Largest Ribfest and Rotary Burlington Music Festival; Email:
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Spencer Smith Park
1400 Lakeshore Rd
Burlington, ON L7S 1Y2
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Intersection Maple Ave and North Shore Blvd E
Mailing Address c/o Rotary Club of Burlington Lakeshore 
PO Box 85103 
Burlington, ON L7R 4K3
Physical Access Partially Accessible
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1972
Primary Executive Serena President Lee, President, Rotary Club of Burlington Lakeshore; Email:
Funding Fundraising ; Donations
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Festival featuring ribs, other foods, live music, crafts and activities. 
* held annually on Labour Day weekend in Spencer Smith Park (downtown Burlington by the lake)  
* free admission 
* festival proceeds donated to local and international charities  
Getting there:  
1. By car: 
For directions, parking and drop-off locations for those needing special assistance, see here
2. Shuttle bus: 
* Park at north side of Burlington GO station 
* runs every 15 minutes during scheduled hours, for schedule, see here
* $3 donation (round trip) requested, children under 5 free. 
3. Bike corral 
Located on The Promenade, south of Spencer's Restaurant in Spencer Smith Park. 
Food, beverages and crafts:  
* food and crafts vendors accept cash only (ATMs on-site) 
* new in 2016, beverage tents will only accept the new Ribfest Payment Card, for more information see here  
* for information on available food options, see here  
* for information on 'Ribbers' see here 
* for schedule of free events, see here 
* for additional VIP events, see here 
Pets not allowed in Ribfest area (service animals are permitted)
Hours 2016: 
Fri Sep 2: 11 am-11 pm  
Sat Sep 3: 11 am-11 pm 
Sun Sep 4: 11 am-11 pm 
Mon Sep 5: 11 am-8 pm
Dates Labour Day Weekend * in 2016, Fri Sep 2 to Mon Sep 5.
Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility No restrictions.
Application Not required.
Languages English
Fees None ; Free admission and access to main schedule entertainment * charge for food, beverages and crafts
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Service Clubs

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