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Bathurst Rotary Ribfest

The Bathurst Rotary Ribfest will take place June 17-19, 2022 with a complete Ribfest!

  June 17, 2022 -   June 19, 2022

 Bathurst, NB

The Bathurst Rotary Ribfest will take place June 17-19, 2022 with a complete Ribfest!

The “Ribbers” attending this year are: 

  • Texas Rangers
  • Ribs Royale
  • Mississippi Smoke House. 

Several musicians will be playing live music during the weekend. You can click HERE to look at the schedule. 

Meet in the parking lot right next to 13 Barrels Brewing to enjoy activities from June 17-19.

This event is the second largest fundraising campaign for the Rotary Club of Bathurst. In previous years, a donation of over $ 85,000 was made to various community organizations including the Chaleur Transport Cooperative, the Bathurst Food Bank, the Bathurst Coronation Park and the Chaleur Regional Hospital Foundation.

What is a Ribfest?

Ribfest is a professional barbecue competition that has expanded across North America and has branded itself as one of the larger events travelling from city to city to raise money for charity.

Bathurst Rotary Club

Founded in 1937, the Bathurst Rotary Club is celebrating its 83nd anniversary in 2020. Part of Rotary International, it is made up of business leaders throughout the region with a goal of ‘Service Above Self’. Through fundraising efforts like the Rotary World Travel Draw, the Rotary Radio Auction, the Dawn to Dusk Food Drive and Bathurst Rotary Ribfest; the Bathurst Rotary Club is able to support several local initiatives like: the Bathurst Volunteer Centre and Foodbank, the Venture Van, the Rotary Children’s Playground in Coronation Park, the Chaleur Regional Hospital Foundation, the Spirit of Christmas, Student Exchange Programs as well as international humanitarian initiatives such as polio eradication and Shelter Boxes.


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