FOOD Vendor Application Only


The Rotary Club of Guelph Trillium is proud to be hosting its 25th annual Ribfest fundraiser. 


As with many other Rotary events, our objective is not only to raise funds for the community, but also to offer an enjoyable family-oriented event.  In addition to Ribbers, entertainment, children’s play area, market vendors we also have space available for Food Vendors


The event will be held in Riverside Park in Guelph.

The hours of the event are Friday 12:00 until 11:00 PM, Saturday 11:00 am to 11:00 pm and Sunday 11:00 to 8:00. Vendors are expected to be on site each day for the duration of the event


Food Vendor Spots Are Available! 


Spaces are available on an application basis only and with limits on the number of vendors that can sell similar products.  

We invite you to review and complete the attached vendor application form.

Please note that all Food Vendor sites will have access to water and hydro. These utilities will be included in the price of the site’


Complete and submit the application form below.


The deadline to submit an applications for consideration in the first round is Sunday May 28th.   Every effort will be made to make decisions by the second week in June. 


Selection of exhibitors will ensure that no more than 2 exhibitors will sell similar products or service.


Applications received after May 28th will be considered pending space availability


Please do not send cheques until a spot has been confirmed  


Once we have confirmed a spot is available:


A contract will be sent to you. You will be required to sign the contract and return with Full Payment No later than July 8th, 2023.


In addition

  1. A deposit of $200 is required no later than July 8th. The deposit is held through the duration of the event. If no damage has occurred the deposit will be returned
  2. you will also have to send proof of insurance policy in a minimum amount of TWO MILLION DOLLARS ($2,000,000.00) covering public liability, bodily injury, food products liability and property damage. “The Rotary Club of Guelph Trillium” shall be named as an additional insured on such policy and a certificate of insurance in conformity herewith shall be delivered to the Club on or before the time of deposit is due.
  3. Complete Public Health Application
  4. Provide a copy Food Truck Licence if applicable
  5. Apply for Food Vehicle Business Licence Application: Short-term Licence (valid for up to three consecutive days) Classification: Mobile food preparation vehicle/trailer. As per City of Guelph requirement
  6. Fill in and return hydro form


Jannette TenHag and Anne Day                                                                               

Vendor Coordinators Ribfest 2023



Only on the basis that Ribfest 2023 will happen: We will be accepting first round of applications until May 27 at which time we will review and make decisions.

We want to be sure we provide all applicants with an opportunity to be considered and that we do not accept competing vendors.

You will be informed regarding your involvement no later than June 6.


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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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