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Whitby Food Truck Frenzy

May 26 to May 28

CKDO presents the Whitby Food Truck Frenzy at the Iroquois Sports Centre parking lot. There will be 30 gourmet food trucks, wine & local craft beer vendors, music, entertainment and a lots of kids activities! Parking is free!


Pickering Ribfest

June 2 to June 4

CKDO Presents the Pickering Ribfest Friday through Sunday at Esplanade Park brought to you by The Rotary Clubs of Ajax & Pickering. There’s fun for all ages plus live music and entertainment all weekend long, plus new this year - Buskerfest! Admission is free, parking is free and the fun is free!


Whitby Ribfest

July 7 to July 9

Delicious food, kidfest, a rib eating contest, a midway, live entertainment…Whitby Ribfest has it all July 7th to 9th at Victoria Fields. Admission is free but donations to support Rotary Club of Whitby Sunrise.


Durham Craft Beer Festival

July 8

CKDO presents the Durham Craft Beer Festival.  Featuring a premier selection of Ontario Craft Brewers and Cideries, the Durham Craft Beer Festival is a celebration of local talent, ingredients and passion.  Happening in downtown Oshawa.


Oshawa Wine Festival Buy & Try

July 13

Try and buy wine from Ontario wineries and beyond plus there will be wine education plus sampling and cheese pairing and suggestions! The event is Thursday, July 13th at The Robert McLaughlin Gallery from 5-9pm.


Uxbridge Ribfest

July 14 to July 16

Bring your appetite for food and fun to Elgin Park for Uxbridge Ribfest featuring a kids zone, Big Rig truck show and live music!


Ajax Ribfest

July 28 to July 30

CKDO presents Ajax Ribfest on Westney, just south of the 401. Admission is free and so is parking plus there’s amazing BBQ, the all-new craft beer market, wine & Spirits area, kids zone, life-sized board games and so much more! This is part of Canada’s largest rib & craft beer festival tour –The Northern Heat Rib Series.


Oshawa Ribfest

August 18 to August 20

CKDO Presents Oshawa The Rotary Club of Oshawa’s 16th annual Oshawa Ribfest!  Bring your appetite for ribs and enjoy live music and fun for all ages!

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Upcoming Concerts

We Will Rock You

July 18th 2018
Oshawa, Regent Theatre

Lord of The Dance

July 22nd 2018
Niagra Falls, Fallsview Casino Resort

Rod Stewart with Cyndi Lauper

August 10th 2018
Toronto, Budweiser Stage

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