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Graford: PKCC Possum Fest and Great Outdoors BBQ and Chili Cook-Off

October 3, 2014 (All day) to October 4, 2014 (All day)

The first weekend in October, the Possum Fest and Great Outdoors Barbecue and Chili Cook-Off kicks off the fall seasson at Possum Kingdom Lake. The event, sponsored by the Possum Kingdom Chamber of Commerce will be held on site at 362 N. FM 2353, Friday and Saturday, October 3-4. The chamber grounds are packed with spectators and participants, campers and cooker, ready to meet the challenge of competition cook-offs. There will be taste testing, vendor booths, a silent and live auction, a free cook's dance, a benefit raffle prize drawing, and even a cow chip throwing contest. Cooks begin preparing their entries Friday, and Saturday they pick up containers and begin turn-ins for judging. Categoeries include: Bloody Marys, Margaritas, salsa, beans, ribs, chili, pork butt, brisket, and cobbler. Awards are presented immediately after the live auction Saturday afternoon. 


  • Possum Kingdom Chamber of Commerce
  • 362 N. FM 2353
  • Graford, Texas
  • 76449


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    Possum Kingdom Chamber of Commerce
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  • Free to come out! 

Map of Event