Northumberland Ribfest presented by the Rotary Club of Cobourg


August 19-21, 2016

 
 
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Northumberland Ribfest is 10 years old!It has been an amazing 10 years since the Rotary Club of Cobourg launched the Northumberland Ribfest. Our ribbers, vendors, entertainers and sponsors have been phenomenal supporters but it's the folks who keep coming back year after year that really make it a huge success. The 10th Anniversary edition is going to be even better!

CBC and The Tragically Hip present, The Tragically Hip - A National CelebrationThis year we have another great weekend planned. We are very happy to announce that on Saturday evening we will be simulcasting CBC's presentation of The Tragically Hip A National Celebration. The show will be on the big screen in Victoria Park and is scheduled to begin at 8:30 p.m. Come down for the ribs and stay for the show!

Our headlline entertainment on Sunday will be ABBAmania and Night Fever. These artists will take you back to the 70's and 80's when ABBA and the Bee Gees defined pop music.

ABBAmaniaABBAmania has been delighting audiences of all ages since it’s formation in 1999, selling out theatres in the UK, USA, Canada and touring the world, now with more than 3,000 live concerts in over 30 countries.

Night FeverNight Fever, is the largest tribute production of the Bee Gees in the world.

This all Canadian cast has been touring for the past ten years, from Disneyland to Russia, recreating the look and sound of the Bee Gees.

You won't want to miss it!

Join us in Cobourg's beautiful Victoria Park August 19th to 21st for the 2016 Northumberland Ribfest.

Admission is free to Victoria Park for the weekend so bring the whole family (unfortunately pets are not allowed). Check out the great line-up of entertainers we have planned at the historic Victoria Park Band Shell. It's a great way to entertain family and friends for an hour, a day or the whole weekend.


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This event is a fundraiser to help the Rotary Club of Cobourg support worthy causes at home and abroad. A few of the contributions we have made in the past include:

• $800,000 commitment to the Northumberland Hills Hospital
• $300,000 commitment to the Cobourg Community Centre
• Ongoing development of Cobourg Heritage harbour
• Literacy projects at home and abroad
• Clean water projects
• Polio eradication


Our August Ribfest weekend is one of three major fund raising activities the Club undertakes. In February we hold our Annual Sportsman's Night Dinner & Auction and every Canada Day Weekend we host our Rotary Arts & Crafts Festival as part of the Cobourg Waterfront Festival.

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The Rotary Club of Cobourg is grateful for the support of the following major sponsors:
 
Wines of Chile
Praxair