Experience a rare, up-close look at Western history at this FREE, family-friendly culinary event.Authentic 1880s chuck wagons from around the Southwest compete to cook up the best meals fit for the trail using slow-cook, wood-fire methods from the time period. See which wagon teams will win prizes for their efforts, while you get a taste of the Old West with a unique five-course meal from competitors.
Chandler In Focus: 8th Annual Chuck Wagon Cook-Off
ENJOY LIVE MUSIC PRESENTED BY VALLEY FEVER
- August Manley's Premiere Wayon Jennings Tribute Band
- Barefoot and Pregnant
- Chip Hanna
- Pick & Holler
- Rick and Tony Martinez
LIMITED QUANTITY AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE ON SATURDAY! Catered Wagon-style Meals for Saturday.
Don't need a coveted competition meal to get the full flavor of the Chuck Wagon Cook-Off? Advanced tickets are now on sale for $20, which includes a 5-course meal, water and access to a shaded tent area. Advanced ticket sales have ended, but you can buy your tickets on-site at the Chuck Wagon Event on Saturday. Limited Quantity Available!
SUNSET DINNER AT THE RANCH - Friday, November 10, 5 - 7:30 p.m.
Join the Pardners of Tumbleweed Ranch for a unique outdoor eating experience and help raise money to support Tumbleweed Ranch.
THESE TICKETS ON SALE THROUGH FRIDAY AT NOON.
Click on each day to see the schedule and what the Chuck Wagon Cook-Off has to offer! There are loads of new things to see and do this year!
Interested in volunteering with the event? Sign up here.
WE ARE EXCITED ABOUT THIS YEAR'S WAGON TEAMS!
Applications for 2017 are closed and we have some wonderful teams joining us this year -- including our first team from Texas. There is certain to be tasty food from each of these seasoned wagons so bring a healthy appetite. Remember...teams will be serving up small plates on Friday and the main event five-course meal is at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday.
We look forward to seeing everyone at this year's Chandler Chuck Wagon Cook-Off.
Canyon Trails RanchCortez, CO
Circle J Chuck Wagon
Chino Valley, AZ
Desert Hills, AZ
E-Z Cattle Company
M Bar Lazy B
Sponsor underwriting helps keep attendance to the event free and raise funds for the educational programming hosted at Tumbleweed Ranch. Support the Chandler Chuck Wagon Cook-Off and enjoy exposure to thousands of loyal event attendees, while highlighting your company's community involvement. Your brand will receive exposure in digital, radio, television and print advertising, depending on the level of sponsorship.
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For photos, winners, sponsors and other information on previous years' Cook-Offs, check out Chandlerpedia