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Boots, Buckles & B-B-Q

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The 58th annual Elk Grove Western Festival celebrating this years theme Boots, Buckles & B-B-Q. Join us for a weekend filled with fun and excitement and help us celebrate the 2nd annual Elk Grove Western Festival & BBQ Championship brought to Elk Grove courtesy of the Kansas City BBQ Society (KCBS).

WHEN? Saturday May 2nd - Sunday May 3rd
WHERE? 9950 Elk Grove Florin Road

The festivities begin with the Western Festival Parade on Saturday, starting at 10:00 AM. The Parade starts in Old Elk Grove and ends at the Elk Grove High School parking lot.

All parade entries will be judged on their ability to convey visions of Boots, Buckles, and the Old West. Judges will be looking for creative interpretation of this year's theme Boots, Buckles & B-B-Q. 

Come and join us for two days of family fun and excitement at the Elk Grove Western Festival. It will be a weekend filled with wonderful entertainment, great food, classic cars, art exhibition showing the talents of you local High School Students, the Kid's Zone, Crafter's and our fabulous carnival of fun.

KCBS is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and enjoying barbeque, is the world's largest organization of barbeque and grilling enthusiasts with over 19,000 members worldwide. For more information about the KCBS, visit their website at For a complete schedule of the BBQ competition, go to or download the Free Town Planner App.

Rockin' Praise & Worship Presents

Special Evening Show Featuring

Phil Wickham and Rachel Steele

Come and join us on Saturday May 2nd from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Elk Grove Western Festival Main Stage for a special evening concert featuring Phil Wickham and Rachel Steel.

Phil Wickham Rachel Steele

2015 Poster Contest

The Elk Grove Western Festival 2015 Poster Contest is open to all high school junior and senior students in the EGUSD. The 58th annual festival will be held May 2nd – May 3rd and the theme will be “Boots, Buckles & BBQ.”

The winning entry will be used in the Festival’s marketing/advertising campaign. The three winning entries will be displayed at the Elk Grove Fine Arts Center, 9080 Elk Grove Blvd. in Old Town Elk Grove and during the Festival Saturday, May 2nd & Sunday, May 3rd from 10am-5pm, at the Elk Grove Community Art Show in the Park Pavilion. Arrangements will be made for artwork to be picked up by students. Please invite your family and friends to these two free shows. All entries become the property of the EGWF organization.

The poster entry must be submitted by DEADLINE of Friday, February 27th

Students should contact their high school art department chair, teacher or Ila Huster, Western Festival Poster Contest Chairperson at for details.


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