One of the best things about summer is barbequing outdoors. There's nothing like grilling some delicious food on a beautiful day with some friends and beers.\nMontreal summers often take these traditions and turn them up to 11 with absolutely huge festivals that take over the city. Le Grand Ribfest is one of those incredibly popular summer Montreal festivals that you must attend if you love barbeque!\nEvery summer, for one week only, the Old Port is suffused with the scent of grilled meats and the sounds of blues music. Le Grand Ribfest 2019 happens this August and it's set to be bigger than ever before.\nMake your way to the Quai Jacques-Cartier on August 13th to August 18th to delight in the creations some of the international barbeque masters.\nLe Grand Ribfest certainly lives up to its name. The six-day event hosts seven superstar barbeque pitmasters, local microbrewery shops, music, and seating for over a 1,000 people! This year's edition of Le Grand Ribfest is said to be the biggest one to date!\nView this post on Instagram Billy Bones BBQ 🔥🔪 #BBQ #bbqgrill A post shared by #LeGrandRibfest MTL & Qc 🍴🔥 (@legrandribfest) on May 22, 2016 at 3:25pm PDT\nIf you're not already stuffed full of BBQ ribs and chicken, the festival will also prominently feature local Montreal food trucks and a huge variety of dessert bars.\nView this post on Instagram Une autre de nos préférées pendant le défi côtes levées sans les mains avec la gang du @lesacdechips 😄 #legrandribfest A post shared by #LeGrandRibfest MTL & Qc 🍴🔥 (@legrandribfest) on Jul 3, 2016 at 11:11am PDT\nMontreal's Le Grand Ribfest is a part international celebration of barbeque mastery and a part international barbeque competition. Those partaking in the feast will be able to vote for their favourite pitmasters and a panel of judges will award prizes to the best!\nREAD ALSO: Montreal's Old Port Is Transforming Into A FREE 18th-Century Market\nView this post on Instagram 😍😍😍 Miammm! Qui peut résister à cette viande? 🐔 #legrandribfest #instafoodie #instabbq A post shared by #LeGrandRibfest MTL & Qc 🍴🔥 (@legrandribfest) on Jul 3, 2016 at 8:54am PDT\nCarnivores will be able to indulge in their favourites like barbeque pork ribs, split chicken, sausages, and much more! Vegans and vegetarians might have a hard time at Le Grand Ribfest but, ya know, there's poutine, blooming onions and collard greens too.\nEveryone is welcome at Le Grand Ribfest no matter what! There's even a huge area for family activities. With seating along the water and a massive fairground for you to explore, Le Grand Ribfest is a perfect day-long activity.\nView this post on Instagram Tendres côtes levées 🍖🔥🍴 #leGrandRibFest #foodporn A post shared by #LeGrandRibfest MTL & Qc 🍴🔥 (@legrandribfest) on May 23, 2016 at 11:37am PDT\nYou can't miss this year's Le Grand Ribfest!\nView this post on Instagram #grandribfest A post shared by #LeGrandRibfest MTL & Qc 🍴🔥 (@legrandribfest) on Jun 30, 2015 at 10:12am PDT\nLe Grand Ribfest is happening at the Quai Jacques-Cartier this August!\nHappy eating, Montreal!\nWHAT: Le Grand Ribfest 2019\nWHEN: August 13th to August 18th, 2019\nWHERE: Quai Jacques-Cartier (Old Port)\nFor more information, check out Le Grand Ribfest's official Facebook page!