The Event

NEW!! The 16th Annual Texas Steak Cookoff kicks off Friday, May 17, 2019, with an exclusive COOKOFF KICKOFF & Taste of Hico party featuring The Tejas Brothers with the Push N Luck Band at 7:00 pm at 101 Elm. Simultaneously, a FREE TO THE PUBLIC street dance will be held in front of the Post Office on First Street, featuring the music of Gary Anderson & The Moonlighters.

The Steak Cookoff proper begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, May 18, 2019, in the Historic Downtown Business District of Hico, Texas. This family-friendly event offers a chance to look on as backyard chefs from all over the Southwest compete to see who cooks the best steak in Texas. Eat a steak and enjoy artisan vendors, local shopping, a magician & face painter for the kids, live music on the main stage, polka music at the Craft Beer tent (NEW!!) and a wandering mariachi band. There will also be a wine tasting featuring local Texas wineries.

Be sure to check back below for the Steak Cookoff Timeline (subject to change), so you can know when to be where. Oh, and be sure to buy your tickets today!


2019 Texas Steak Cook-off Schedule of Events

Music schedule, events, and turn in times will be updated 1st quarter

9:00 AMCook’s Meeting
11:00 AM - 5:00 PMWine Tasting
12:00 Noon12th Annual Texas Steak Cookoff Opening Ceremonies
1:00 PM - 4:00 PMCowboy Cafe
5:00 PMServing Lines Open
5:30 PMVIP Dinner Begins
7:00 PMPrizes awarded
7:15 PMAnnounce All Winners


Friday, May 17, 2019

Street Dance Stage

8:00 PMGary Anderson & The Moonlighters

Cook-off Kickoff Party Stage

7:00 PMPush N Luck
9:00 PMTejas Brothers

Saturday, May 18, 2019

11:00 a.m.Group Therapy Line Dancers
12:00 p.m.Martin & Murray
1:00 p.m.Kati Rhodes
2:30 p.m.Johnny Riley & The Hired Guns
5:30 p.m.Back Road Drifters

texas steak cookoff

P.O. Box 335
Hico, Texas 76457