Hot Dog Eating Contest Returns to Freedom Fest - City of Yukon

Hot Dog Eating Contest Returns to Freedom Fest

Posted by City of Yukon on 06/17/2019

Contestants compete in the annual Freedom Fest Hot Dog Eating Contest

Ages 18 and over are invited to participate in the annual Hot Dog Eating Contest scheduled during Freedom Fest on Thursday, July 4, at 8 p.m.  at Chisholm Trail Park, 500 W. Vandament.

Ten entrants are randomly selected from the crowd around 7:30 p.m.  Competitors are required to eat each hot dog with its bun. The location of the contest is the Super Freak concert stage. The event provides great entertainment as the audience cheers on the contestants. 

The winner receives the coveted “TOP DOG AWARD” and first, second and third place receives ribbons. For contest details, contact Dennis Warren at the Jackie Cooper Gym 350-5920, or [email protected]

For more information, visit the City of Yukon’s website at www.yukonok.gov/freedom-fest or contact Jan Scott at [email protected], 405-350-8937, or the Yukon Community Center, 405-354-8442.

Freedom Fest is hosted by the City of Yukon. Sponsors include YNB; The Kirkpatrick Family Fund; iHeart Media; 96.1 KXY; The Oklahoma Arts Council, National Endowment for the Arts; Wesco Insurance Services; Schwarz Paving Company; OG&E; Tony & Beth Kouba; BOK Financial Securities; Williams, Box, Forshee & Bullard, P.C.; Arvest Bank; Integris Canadian Valley Hospital; Spanish Cove Retirement Village; Smith and Turner Mortuary; BancFirst; and Yanda & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Services. 

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Freedom Fest is one of Yukon’s best events. Optimism, energy and opportunity inspire the best in everything we do. To learn more about Yukon’s best, visit www.yukonok.gov.

The Oklahoma Arts Council is the official state agency for the support and development of the arts. The agency’s mission is to lead in the advancement of Oklahoma’s thriving arts industry. The Oklahoma Arts Council provides more than 400 grants to nearly 225 organizations in communities statewide each year, organizes professional development opportunities for the state’s arts and cultural industry and manages works of art in the Oklahoma Public Art Collection and the public spaces of the state Capitol. Additional information is available at arts.ok.gov.