New rib festival aims to support Bathurst Rotary Club initiatives

The "Ribbers" are coming!

One of North America's largest rib festivals will make a stop in Bathurst this summer to help our  Rotary Club raise money for its local and international initiatives.

The Bathurst Rotary Ribfest will feature some of Canada's top 'Ribbers' competing for the title of Bathurst Rotary Ribfest Champion.

The club says that the weekend event will feature a carnival atmosphere with live entertainment, a kids play area, vendors and a nightly Beer Garden.

Bathurst Rotary Club's Silvana Bosca expects the community will be as excited as the club to support the Bathurst Rotary Ribfest.

Some of our local Rotary Club's initiatives include supporting the Bathurst Volunteer Centre & Food Bank, Venture Van, the Bathurst Rotary Playground in Coronation Park as well as the Bathurst Rotary Club Community Garden.

International humanitarian initiatives include polio eradication as well as Shelter Boxes.

Ribfest will run from Friday, June 23rd to Sunday, June 25th on Harbourview Boulevard in Bathurst.