Kid's activity areas for Ribfest 2024:

Midway is open during normal Ribfest hours.  Other kid's activities will operate from opening until early evening.  


Magical Midways  


Guelph Grotto

Rock climbing is a fun and exciting sport and a great way to build strength, flexibility and promote an active, healthy lifestyle.  Climbing is a unique activity and enriching experience. The Grotto has been a proud member of the Guelph community since 1994 and is excited to see you at Guelph Ribfest. Come and try a free climb on our outdoor portable climbing wall.  For more information on the Guelph Grotto, visit our website at

Face Painting Fun with Cleo the Clown Entertainment 

Ms. Jenifer and Ms. Sheila are excited to be the face painting team at 2024 Ribfest!!

Tigers, cheetahs, mermaids, unicorns and so much more! Letting children's imaginations soar. Using alcohol-based face paints by ProAiir and Cheek FX along with Mehron Starblends our designs hold up in the summer heat!

Cleo the Clown Entertainment has proudly been providing entertainment for children and their families, businesses, charity organizations, sports teams, and event management companies since 1999.     @clowncleo


Guelph Storm

Guelph Storm is thrilled to be participating in Guelph Ribfest 2024.  Storm player(s) will be present at their booth throughout the day.  Kids can interact with the players, take part in an activity & get player’s autograph. Player availability is subject to change. You can find more information about the Guelph Storm and the 2024/2025 OHL season by visiting



Guelph Curling is bringing Street Curl to Ribfest so kids can try curling in a unique way. Curling is a social, athletic and strategic team sport, played on ice, where teams deliver stones toward a target. Street Curl gives you a chance to try your curling skills in a comparable way. You can find out more about curling and Guelph Curling at



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Bring Fill Drink

Water will not be sold at this event. 
Bring your water bottles for a free fill up at the City of Guelph Water Wagon

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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.
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