Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 edition of Ottawa Ribfest on Sparks Street is cancelled.

About Ottawa Ribfest

Ottawa Ribfest welcomes 13 champion Ribbers from all over North America showcasing the best of grill and sauce. These incredible specialists who live, eat, sleep and breathe BBQ will vie for Ottawa’s coveted “Champion Belt” in Best Rib, Best Chicken, Best Sauce and People's Choice! Watch the celebrity judging, and Ottawa can get in on the action too!  

Open 11:00am – 10:00pm daily, this five block BBQ competition is not just about the grill - other exciting foodie favourites will also be on hand.  Stroll, sit, eat, and enjoy live entertainment!  

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