RetroFest™ Rims and Ribs Saturday May 27

Event Details
May 27, 2023 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Tec. Park and all of Downtown Chatham
237 King Street West
Connie Beneteau HDTC-BIA

Saturday May 27, 2023


11am the Tecumseh Park opens for it’s 2nd day of entertainment and great food..

“Retro Rockin” is the theme. We will have the Beverage Garden open, Ribs, all kinds of vendors, and the Amusement rides. We will be collecting non-perishable donations to support the Outreach for Hunger.

12:30pm-2:30pm Ms. RetroFest Pageant on the Bandshell stage in the park. See who gets crowed at Ms. RetroFest 2023. Hosted by Melanie Renaud (previously Miss Galaxy) and Director at Miss Confidence Canada.


2:30pm-3:30pm Celebrity Rib Judging

3:30pm-5pm BRIO Sock Hop, come out dressed in 50’s and 60’s and join in the fun.

5:30pm-6:30pm Spirit of the Sixties band

7pm-8pm Courtney Wells Band

8:30pm-11pm 89Next band.



All streets and side streets will be closed to set up for the car show. Vehicles must be 25 years and older to be staged.

7am-11am KHAC Classic Car Registration tables will be at the corner of 5th and King St. W on the Downtown Chatham Centre sidewalk. Beside the KHAC will be Party Time DJ and Lighting Services spinning the tunes on the street and making all announcements.

9am – 5pm is the KHAC Classic Car Show, showcasing 100’s of vehicles with awards being conducted at 3pm at the corner of 5th and King Street.

Classic Car

In front of the Scotia Bank will be the JMHI Junior Judges. Sign up your junior car enthusiasts to judge and select as a group their favourite, 1st, 2nd and 3rd place choices. Limited number of spaces.