What are the hours of operation?

Thursday June 15, 11:00am - 11:00pm

Friday June 16, 11:00am - 11:00pm

Saturday June 17, 11:00am - 11:00pm

​Sunday June 18, 11:00am - 6:00pm

Is there parking available?

There is parking onsite, with no cost, but The Saint John Y Service Club, and other non-profits, will be asking for donations for parking.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do the vendors accept credit or debit cards?

Most of our vendors will accept cash only.

What entertainment will be featured?

There will be entertainment on the stage inside the big tent.

Are children allowed?

Definitely! Not only are they allowed, they are encouraged to attend, minors must be accompanied by an adult.

Are there foods available other than pork ribs?

Yes, there is chicken, pulled pork, brisket, sausage, french fries, Blooming Onions, perhaps beef ribs, and more.  There will be desserts from some of our vendors as well.

Loyalist City RibFest 2023

June 15-18, 2023 

Saint John , NB

Where is the RibFest Site?

This year, Loyalist City RibFest is located at Exhibition Park, Saint John.

What is the cost of admission?

There is no admission cost to the site, you only pay for the food and beverages you purchase from vendors.  The hosts, Saint John Y Service Club, in partnership with other non-profit groups, will be asking for donations throughout the event - please be generous.

How do I become a sponsor?

Please email Area506RibfestSJ@outlook.com or complete the form on Contact Us to let us know of your interest in being an event sponsor. 

How do I volunteer?

Please email loyalistcityribfest@gmail.com or complete the form on Contact Us to let us know of your interest in volunteering.  Check the Volunteer page for information about volunteer opportunities.