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Vaquero Cook-Off

February 1, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until February 2, 2019

The first-ever Vaquero Cook-Off


Hosted at La Villita, Feb. 1-2, in conjunction with the traditional Western Heritage Parade and Cattle Drive through downtown, which marks the start of the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo.

The first day challenge for cook-off competitors will be Spanish rice, followed by a larger menu of  charro beans, carne guisada and menudo on the second day.

Guests can sample the items for free.

Those interested in proving their rice, beans, carne guisada, or menudo is the best can register online until Dec. 21.

There will be three places awarded for each category in addition to an Overall Grand Champion, Overall Reserve Grand Champion and Showmanship.

Along with tasting food for free, Vaquero Cook-Off guests can shop La Villita vendors, listen to live music and enjoy fun for all!

To register your team, click here.


February 1, 2019
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Categories:


San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo