Kicking off the Summer Weekends!
Blues & Ribfest June 23, 24, 25, 2017
Please consider Sponsorship and Financial support of this important event.
Stratford Blues & Ribfest is a celebration of BBQ Ontario Pork and all types of Blues Music at Ontario’s most scenic outdoor music venues, the Historic 1921 Veterans Drive Band Shell and Parkland on the Avon River in the heart of Stratford. Free Live Music, BBQ Ribs, BBQ competitions /demos, artisan and craft shopping for the whole family to enjoy.
Last year saw over 15,000 people, 60% were local attendees. Similar numbers are expected for the 2017
The event contributes positively to increased visitor spending in Stratford and Area. Festivals and events such as ours have impacts that go well beyond what can be measured solely in economic terms.
Volunteerism directly increases the quality of life for many of our organizing committee and event staff. Our success provides a high level of personal satisfaction and we / they contribute to the city in a positive way.
Created by community members for the community the weekend event supports and gives back to help the Stratford Kinsmen Club, Huron-Perth Centre for Children and Youth, and three Divisions of Girl Guides and Boy Scouts. The Blues and Ribfest contributed approximately $2000 from the 2013 event to The Splash Pad Committee.
Area musicians experience greater employment. 90% of our 2017 Artist Budget is spent on local talent. Our event is a coveted check mark on Blues and Music artists resumes.
Please consider supporting this important event and do plan on attending.
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Attn: Stratford Blues & RibFest
127 Falstaff St
Stratford, ON N5A 3T6