Fun-filled Aurora Ribfest returns to Machell Park

One of Aurora’s tastiest events of the year starts on August 23 and features delicious food vendors, live entertainment and lots of fun for the entire family. This year’s event returns to Machell Park at Yonge Street and Aurora Heights Drive.

Mark your calendars now and enjoy the most anticipated event of the season filled with great food and fantastic live entertainment. This year’s headlining entertainment includes two iconic Canadian rock bands – Honeymoon Suite on Friday, August 23 and the Spoons on Saturday, August 24.

Admission to this event is free. Highlights include an inflatable midway, activities for the kids and a licensed beer garden operated by the Rotary Club of Aurora. Ribs won’t be the only food of choice. This year’s event features 13 food vendors offering many tasty options such as roasted corn on the cob, roasted yams, bloomin’ onions, churros, ice cream, BeaverTails® and more.

Additional activities to participate in include a Labyrinth Escape Room, mechanical bull riding and BATL Axe Throwing.

Aurora’s Ribfest 2019 has been generously sponsored by Aurora Home Hardware, Desjardins Insurance and Rent Source. Parking is limited so visitors are asked to carpool when possible. For health and safety reasons, pets are not allowed to attend the event. Service animals are permitted. For more information on Aurora’s Ribfest, visit or call 905-726-4762.

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