Cornwall Ontario — Get your bibs tied up and your dancing shoes on! Cornwall Seaway Lions Club has announced the date and line for this years Ribest. The second annual Cornwall Ribfest takes place Friday July 26th, Saturday July 27th, and Sunday July 28th at Lamoureux Park.
Once again there is a stellar line up of music. It kicks off Friday night with an Eagles Tribute band. Pauly and the Good Fellows will do four sets on Saturday night – covering the Village People, the Blues Brothers, Jersey Nights, and Gangsters of Soul. The headliner Sunday night is country music recording artist Greg Hanna, originally from the Finch area and now from Nashville Tennessee. Opening for Hanna is Cornwall’s own Switchgear. More local bands and info on Rib vendors are to be announced.
Classic Amusements has announced that there is going to be a midway for this years Ribfest. Two specials have been announced on their website. On the Friday people can get 30 tickets for just $20, and on Sunday unlimited rides will cost just $25.
Expect some exciting news for this years festival! According to a statement on the Lions Club Facebook page, “We are hoping to have a prominent CMTV host, singer attend. It is still in the works.”
An estimated 15,000 people attended each day at the first ever Ribfest, and there will likely be large numbers in attendance again this year.
According to the official Ribfest website, “The people that attended our First Annual Ribfest has proven something, they love ribs and they love to have a party. Thank you to all who attended or helped in any way to make it a success.”
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