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Aurora's Ribfest

Friday, August 27 to Sunday, August 29, 2021

It's all about the "Ribs, Bibs and Sauce"!

Aurora's Ribfest Event 

Mark your calendars because the tastiest event of the year will be taking place at Machell Park, as the rib teams get fired up starting on Friday, August 27. Not only will there be the tastiest ribs but also roasted yams, roasted corn on the cob, beavertails and many other dishes for every appetite.

Machell Park will be fenced with additional procedures for the safety of the attendees, performers, food vendors, volunteers and staff. Please check back in the middle of August for admission requirements.

Hours of Operation

Hours of operation - Ribfest and daily activities.

Friday, August 27 
Friday, August 27
Aurora's Ribfest 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Beer Garden 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday, August 28 
Saturday, August 28
Aurora's Ribfest 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Beer Garden 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Children's Activity Zone  2 p.m. to 5 p.m. 


Sunday, August 29
Sunday, August 29
Aurora's Ribfest 11 am. to 8 p.m.
Beer Garden 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Children's Activity Zone 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.


Fantastic entertainment all weekend long!

Entertainment Information & Schedule

Entertainment schedule coming soon.

There is a jam-packed line up with musical acts appearing on the entertainment stage. You will be entertained by some of the region's best musical performers. Don't forget to bring your dancing shoes to dance the afternoon and evenings away to great performers. The entertainment line-up will be available by the middle of August.

photo of music band at ribfest event 


How to get to Aurora's Ribfest.

Travelling from Toronto via Hwy 404 

Travelling from Toronto via Hwy 404

  • Exit onto Wellington Street West

  • Turn right and go North on Yonge Street

  • Turn left onto Aurora Heights Boulevard 

Travelling from Hwy 401 or Hwy 400 

Travelling from Hwy 401 or Hwy 400

  • Exit at Lloydtown and go East

  • Turn right onto Jane Street

  • Turn left onto 18th Sideroad

  • Turn right onto Yonge Street

  • Turn right onto Aurora Heights Boulevard 

More Information and Contact

For more information, please call the Special Events line at 905-726-4762 or email Shelley Ware