Amherstburg Ribfest Returns

May 13, 2024 | Amherstburg Ribfest

Breaking News – Amherstburg Ribfest Returns 2024!


Get ready to heat things up at the Amherstburg Ribfest!, the ultimate destination for rib enthusiasts and food lovers alike!

After nearly 5 years, The Dan Gemus Real Estate Team has officially announced that they are bringing back the Amherstburg Ribfest!  The last Ribfest in town was hosted in 2019.

The Dan Gemus Real Estate Team is excited to bring the annual Ribfest festival back to the community, for the community and all of the local businesses, on Father’s Day weekend (June 14, 15, and 16th, 2024) in Downtown Amherstburg, ON.



Friday, June 14th – 11 am-11 pm,

Saturday, June 15th – 11 am-11 pm,

Sunday, June 16th – 11 am-7 pm


The festival will run alongside the award-winning Amherstburg Open Air Weekend which includes a night market on Friday and a Father’s Day fishing derby on Sunday….did we mention the ribs??

This year’s featured ribbers are: Fabulous Ribs Royale, Texas Jack’s BBQ, Big Bubba Lou’s BBQ, and Dinosaur Smokehouse – Come out and taste all of the ribs as they battle for the title of Judge’s Choice for “Best Ribs” and “Best Sauce”.

There will also be other food vendors lined up down Ramsay St. between Richmond and Murray including The Richmond Popcorn Co., and Downtown Espresso Cafe, among others.  There will also be a large eating area, a licensed patio, and a weekend filled with local entertainment from across Windsor & Essex County.

We’re proud to work closely with fellow downtown Amherstburg businesses that have graciously offered their services for the weekend.  So many to mention…among them:
– Bethany D’Alimonte owner of Musicland Amherstburg will be helping with our entertainment schedule
Downtown Espresso Cafe will have coffee and gelato
Lot 10 Brewing Company – has applied for a licensed patio extension



  • This is a free event!  Free admission for all.
  • THIS EVENT IS NOT FUNDED BY TAXPAYERS.  This event is being brought to you by The Dan Gemus Real Estate Team along with other sponsors like The Richmond Popcorn Co.. and Anchor Hydro.
  • There has been an amazing amount of support from the Town of Amherstburg and the Town Council plus an overwhelming amount of support from the downtown core and town residents.
  • Bring Cash – the ribbers accept cash only and there are lots of bank machines in the open-air footprint

Please mark your calendar and share the news –  make your way to the award-winning town of Amherstburg to check out this amazing weekend celebration!  Visit the heart of downtown Amherstburg for a sizzling celebration of flavours, fun, and family-friendly entertainment.

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