Penticton Ribfest

Penticton Ribfest arrives at Lake Okanagan Park on June 29, 30, July 1 & 2. The park will come alive  with a full weekend of fantastic family fun.  We will offer a rib cook-off between four champion barbecue teams from across Canada, music throughout the entire event, entertainment and activities for children and youth, as well as a beverage garden and loads of vendors. Organized by the Penticton Rotary Club, this event expects to attract up to 10,000 people
3 days raising funds for ongoing community projects for the citizens of Penticton.

Rib Cook-Off

The teams will compete for the following awards:

  • 1st Place
  • Best Sauce
  • People's Choice

1st and Best Sauce, will be determined by a panel of judges, consisting of various local celebrities (the mayor, an MLA, sports stars, media, etc.)

Teams will compete during the event for the "People’s Choice" award and the bragging rights that come with it. All attendees will be able to vote for their favorite team via text message.