A Ribfest is a professional barbeque competition that has expanded itself across North America and has branded itself as one of the largest food events that travel from city to city. Three years ago the group began to develop a Maritime route covering New Brunswick, PEI and Nova Scotia.
It is commonly held in a park-like setting and includes live music and entertainment, beer tent, local and specialty vendors and a variety events.
Yarmouth's 2nd annual event will have the 5 returning professional teams. Teams compete during the event for the "People’s Choice" award the bragging rights that come with it. Ballots are available and all are encouraged to vote for their favorite team.