Rotary Club of Guelph - Trillium
Ribs Rhythm & Rotary

Thank you very much for your interest in volunteering with Guelph Rotary 2017 Ribfest,



This is our 20th Anniversary of Ribfest.  The dates this year are Thursday, August 24th to Sunday, August 27th, 2017.


We are offering a kickoff concert on Thursday, August 24th.  The opening act will start at 7 p.m.  The headine band will perform from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.  The park will be open from 5 p.m. with food and beverages available for the evening.  The band will be announced and tickets will go on sale online at the end of June.


Ribfest has been voted Guelph's best outdoor event and, with your support as a volunteer this year, we can make it even better.


Many volunteers are members of the Rotary Club of Guelph Trillium or family members or friends.  Other Rotarians from Guelph's other service clubs also lend a hand.  Community volunteers are very welcome and absolutely critical to our delivering a successful event to the community.


New and returing volunteers should sign up on this website now!


To register click here. :



All volunteer positions require a police check for anyone 18 years and older.  Anyone under the age of 18 does not require a police check but must provide a completed Parent/Guardian Permission Form before the event.


Any volunteers serving at the beer tent are required to be Smart Served :. All the qualifications are listed with each volunteer opportunity.


ALL VOLUNTEERS, Rotarians, as well as family members and community volunteers, are requested to attend the Volunteer Orientation Event 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017 at the park.  Registration starts at 6:30 p.m.


For more information on Rotary Ribfest, please visit our website -

For Directions to the park, click here :.


IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR VOLUNTEERS UNDER THE AGE OF 18: Please download our Parent/Guardian Permission Form (see below).  Once completed and signed by a parent or guardian, email us ( to advise that you are sending the form by email or Canada Post mail.  We must have the completed form before your first shift.


Donna Graham,Volunteer Chair, 2017 Ribfest


Parent Permission Form

Guelph Ribfest Rotary Club Trillium
The organizers, vendors, sponsors and staff wish to thank you in advance for when you visit this years Guelph Ribfest. In an effort to maintain a safe, clean, and fun-filled family atmosphere, pets will not be able to enjoy Ribfest firsthand.



© 2017 Rotary Club of Guelph - Trillium
Website developed by: Professional Services