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July 19-21, 2019
Victoria Park

Friday noon-10pm
Saturday noon-10pm
Sunday noon-6pm







Ontario’s Top BBQ and Beer Event at the Downtown Kitchener Ribfest & Craft Beer Show







VIP & General Wristbands



Both VIP and Advance Wristbands for the 2019 KWRibfest will be

on sale starting May 1, 2019. Stay tuned for details.


VIP Wristband


Enjoy #KWRibfest in the luxury of our VIP tent, located beside the entertainment stage! Your VIP Wristband includes:

  • Guaranteed admission up to 7:30pm Friday and Saturday nights
  • Separate VIP entrance / exit
  • Souvenir sample glass
  • 5 beer sample tokens
  • Dedicated wait staff to purchase your Ribs for you so you avoid the lineups
  • Access to VIP tent / patio and seating (availability based on capacity)
  • Access to VIP washrooms with flushing toilets
  • Enjoy various breweries beers within VIP tent
  • Ability to purchase extra beer tokens within VIP tent

VIP Wristbands are limited, so don't delay, buy yours today! VIP Wristband holders can bring their children (under 19) into VIP tent for no additional charge. Anyone 19+ requires their own VIP Wristband.


Advance Wristbands


Save time! Avoid the line! Purchase your wristband and tokens before you arrive or anytime during the event!







Go CASHLESS! In 2017, the #KWRibfest was proud to be one of the first beer festivals in Canada to introduce the new Token Mobile app. Token Mobile allows you to view vendors and make payments right from your phone. Also get event alerts and promo offers! No need to stand in line to buy your wristband and tokens.


We are continuing to use the app in 2019 and have expanded the features to include purchasing VIP and Advance Wristbands. Give it a try. It's FREE.


For more info visit, Download the app for Android or iPhone.


Download the app for Android at Google Play Store


Download the app for iphone at Apple App Store