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40th Annual Worlds Largest Calf Fry and Cook-Off

The Calf Fry Festival, featuring the delicacy of ranch culture, is gearing up to feed and entertain the crowds who will flock to this Northeastern Oklahoma.

World’s Largest Calf Fry and Cook-Off
Vinita Fair Grounds
Vinita , OK 74301
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The 40th Annual Calf Fry is June 1, 2019

The Vinita Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to be hosting the 40th Annual Worlds Largest Calf Fry Festival & Cook-Off on Saturday, June 1, at the Craig County Fairgrounds and Community Center. 

Calf Fry Cooking Teams & Vendors

Call For Calf Fry Cooking Teams & Vendors

Vinita, OK – The Vinita Area Chamber of Commerce invites you to be part of the 40th Annual World’s Largest
Calf Fry Festival & Cook-Off scheduled for Saturday, June 1, at the Craig County Fairgrounds and Community
Center from 2:00pm to 9:00pm. Calf Fry Cook-Off 2:00 to 5:00PM then awards start at 6:30 Ragland Band
7:00pm to 9:00pm inside the Vinita Hall Community Center. This is a family friendly dance bring the kids and
everyone have a Ball!
The World’s Largest Calf Fry Festival & Cook-Off is like a BBQ competition. But the main course is, well, bull
testicles. Cooking teams will be provided with 50 pounds of the famous cowboy cuisine to prepared using
their own secret recipes. The culinary creation to receive the most votes will receive trophies and bragging
rights. Teams may also compete for the best beans, breads, and cobblers.
The cost to enter as a cooking team is $100. The fee includes 50 pounds of calf fries, serving cups, and enter
to the festival for the team. It wouldn’t be a festival without vendors. All booths are 10 feet by 10 feet. The
price to be a food vendor is $75, commercial vendors are $50, handmade arts and craft vendors are $25, and
nonprofits are free. Cooking teams and vendors can register online at www.vinita.com or call the VACC
office at (918) 256-7133.
Admission for the Calf Fry is $10.00 at the gate Family pass for 2 adults and 4 Children above the age of 6
for $50.00. Gates will be open from 1:00pm to 9:00pm. Admission price covers tasting kits - including calf
fries, beans, breads, and cobblers until they’re gone several kids activities as well as the ever popular
inflatables. We will be having the turtle races and best dressed turtle(bring your own turtle), as well as a
stick horse barrel race (bring your own stick horse Or stick) several other kids activities courtesy of First
Baptist Church. This year admission will also cover admission to come to the dance after the cook-off. Band
will start at 7:00PM to 9:00PM and be a family event bring the kids and enjoy the sounds of Ragland (check
them out on facebook). Cooking team awards will be at 6:30pm with the Belle of the Ball and Good ole’ Boy
during band first intermission.
The 40th Annual World’s Largest Calf Fry Festival & Cook-Off festival is made possible by Cherokee Nation
Businesses, KAMO Power, Park Hills Motel & RV Park, C&L Supply, The Outback Co LLC, and Arvest,
OKlahoma State Bank.
The VACC recognizes and appreciates its Legacy Members for their commitment to the organization and
Vinita’s business community: Arvest Bank, Cherokee Nation Businesses, First National Bank, The Junction
Internet, Oklahoma State Bank.
If you would like more information regarding the 40

th Annual World’s Largest Calf Fry Festival and Cook-Off,

please contact the Vinita Area Chamber of Commerce by phone at (918) 256-7133 or by email at
chamber@vinita.com.

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