Chuck Wagon Cook-Off
Due to the current Covid-19 crisis the Eleventh Chuck Wagon Cook-Off has been cancelled this year.
We will begin working on the event in the new year and look forward to bringing you the sights, sounds and tastes of the Old West trail rides once again.
Stay tuned for updates on one of Chandler's "Signature Events."
Stay well and safe.
Pardners of Tumbleweed Ranch
Eleventh Annual Chandler Chuck Wagon Cook-Off
Saturday, November 14, 2020
Tumbleweed Ranch at Tumbleweed Park
2250 S. McQueen Road, Chandler
The Date for this year's Chandler Chuck Wagon Cook-off will be November 14, 2020. The noon competition meal, with tickets available to the public, starting at 10:00 a.m, $15 per person. The Junior Campers Cook Off experience will be held on Saturday morning at 9:15 a.m. Registration required. Wagons interested in competing should plan to arrive and set up for a wagon Judging at noon on Friday November 13. Watch this web page for further details as the event planning takes shape.
The Chandler Chuck Wagon Cook-Off is one of Chandler’s signature community events, as well as one of the largest chuck wagon cooking events in the Southwest. Festivities take place at Tumbleweed Ranch, where attendees have the chance to experience a rare, up-close look at Western history and are transported back in time with chuck wagon competitors wearing period dress, using period equipment and cooking methods as if they are on an 1880's cattle drive.This is a culinary experience unlike any other being done in the Valley. It is an homage to the Old West, outdoor cooking and the original food truck.
The Pardners of Tumbleweed Ranch, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, with the support of the City of Chandler, Chandler Museum staff and a cadre of volunteers, make this event possible.