The 36th Annual Cherokee Strip Cook Off-“BBQ by the Dashboard Light” This Weekend at Lake Ponca

Beverly Cantrell - September 13, 2022 6:52 am

"36th Annual Cherokee Strip Cook Off, "BBQ by the Dashboard Light" Hall of Fame BBQ" September 17, 2022.

The 36th Annual Cherokee Strip Cook-Off in Ponca City will be held at beautiful Lake Ponca on Saturday, September 17.

It’s a world-class barbecue competition complete with live music, children’s activities and much more. Visitors to the Cherokee Strip Cook-Off will enjoy a wide variety of vendors, cold beer, concessions and fun for the entire family.

BBQ & Chili tasting starts at 12:30 pm and lasts until 2:30 pm.

Purchase a tasting kit and enjoy mouthwatering cook-off entries submitted by professional barbecue cooks, and then vote for the People’s Choice Award, given to crowd-selected favorites.

Tasting kit tickets are available for advance purchase from Professionals Today members, the Chamber of Commerce at 5th and Grand and local banks. Advance ticket cost is $5.00 or pay $7.00 at the event. Advance tickets will also be for sale at the Pioneer Woman Museum Saturday, September 17, from 8:00 am to 10:00 am.

All proceeds benefit Hospice of North Central Oklahoma.

Come out and support your favorite BBQ &/or Chili Team.

Don’t miss local band “M-Pyre” gettin’ spicy during a live performance at this years Cook-off. 


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