What are our hours?

Thursday, Friday and Saturday we are open 11am to 11pm, gates close at 10:45pm for entrances, Sunday 11am to 7pm and gates close for entrance at 6:45pm

What is the cost of admission?

We appreciate your support of our fundraiser; the cost of admission is $2.00 per person or $5.00 for a family. This is the same for each day of the event.

Can I bring my dog or other pets?

Service animals are of course welcome, but pets are not permitted inside the venue.

Is the Ribfest Site accessible?

Located at Memorial Park, the site does include pathways and natural grass. It does have sloping entrances at the sidewalks, parking for permitted vehicles and there are washroom facilities in the Arena and Library to accommodate.

Are there volunteer opportunities?

Yes, please visit our ‘Volunteer’ page.

What bands are playing and when?

Please see our entertainment page.

Are kids welcome?

Of course, this is a family friendly event, with something for everyone including a carnival, community zone and more. Don’t forget to get your iconic hat from our presenting sponsor Amacon!

Can I bring outside beverages?

We don’t allow outside beverages (aside from formula) to be brought into our site.

Can I bring my skateboard, bike, hover-boards, Segway, bike?

Except for mobility aids, these are not allowed in the footprint of the event. There will be a storage facility near our arena entrance for these items. (locked, but stored at your own risk)

What payment methods are accepted at the event?

Cash only at our vendors (including Rib Vendors, beer tents and our entrance) there are ATM’s on site.

Are there Vegetarian, halal, gluten free and other options for food?

Yes, there are a lot of choices, including Halal, Vegetarian, some vegan, and many of our rib vendors offer gluten free sauce for their products.

Where does the money go?

Funds have been raised to support a wide range of groups across Mississauga, please see (link here) for a detailed list of who you have helped us support!

How to I get there?

Located at Memorial Park (40 Lakeshore Road East) there is parking at the municipal lots off of Stavebank, and south of Lakeshore as well. The parking lot at the Go Train station can also be used. There will be shuttle buses running every half hour from the arena to Princess Royal by Celebration Square. This is also a Miway bus stop in front of the Library at the main entrance area to the park.