Badu Park, Llano, Texas

October 16-18, 2015

Public Meal served promptly at high noon on October 17.

Cost: $15.00 ea. for meal tickets.
Buy early as tickets sell out every year!

Tickets will be on sale starting September 1, 2015
only at the Llano Chamber of Commerce.
For your convenience, call to charge your tickets & pick up at the Cook-Off!  325-247-5354

Llano River Chuck Wagon Cook-off is a
501(c)(3) organization.

Sunday morning sunrise on the Llano River at Chuckwagon Breakfast

Starting in 2005, and each year since, a group of chuck wagon enthusiasts get together on the banks of the Llano River in Llano, Texas and go back in time to an era when the west was settled.These enthusiasts use traditional cooking methods from that era, wear traditional dress and experience traditional neighborly fun as they compete for prizes in a number of categories.


Thursday, October 15th, 2015

Noon – Wagons arrive and set up

Friday, October 16th

Morning – Wagons must be set up

Noon – Wagon Authenticity Judging (can begin earlier if wagon is ready)

Afternoon – Continue Authenticity Judging

Afternoon – Cook Teams receive food supplies

6:00 pm – Host Wagon Dinner for Wagon Teams, Sponsors, VIP’s and invited guests only

7:00 pm – Live music

Saturday, October 17th – The competing teams begin preparing some of the tastiest chuck wagon fare imaginable!

All Day – Heritage Festival / Vendors / Entertainment downtown around the square

10:00 am – 3:00 pm – Live music

Noon – Food is sent to the judges

Noon – Public meal is served

3:00 pm – Announcement of Results

ALL DAY – Live music at Badu Park and downtown on the Courthouse Square.

Sunday, October 18th

8:00 am – Cowboy Church followed by a free Biscuits and Gravy cowboy breakfast and live music. Donations accepted.



Llano Bridge photo by Trevor Parker