The Central Alberta Women’s Emergency Shelter is holding their first ever SHELTER RIBFEST on September 13 – 15 at the Gary W. Harris Celebration Plaza (downtown Red Deer). This event is featuring 5 of the top Rib Teams from across Canada and the US who will be cooking up some of the best mouth-watering BBQ smoked ribs you've ever had! Enjoy live entertainment, a kids play area, additional food options including fresh-cut fries, mini donuts, and of course nice, cold beer!! Street parking is available. Wheelchair accessible. We are striving to create a safe, enjoyable, family-friendly community event. Our commitment to have quality entertainment, world-class ribs and food vendors, and a licensed park. Admission is FREE (donations at the gate are appreciated). Thank you! All proceeds in support of the Central Alberta Women's Emergency Shelter.