Cherokee Strip Cook-Off
The annual Cherokee Strip Cook-Off in Ponca City is a world-class barbecue competition complete with live musical entertainment, clowns, children's activities and much more. Purchase a tasting kit and enjoy mouthwatering cook-off entries submitted by professional barbecue cooks, and don't forget to vote for the People's Choice Award, given to crowd-selected favorites in barbecue and chili. Visitors to the Cherokee Strip Cook-Off will enjoy a wide variety of vendors, cold beer and fun for the entire family. Come out for fun, food and a day filled with entertainment and competition at one of the most beautiful cook-off venues available. Held on the banks of Lake Ponca in Ponca City, this Kansas City Barbeque Society-sanctioned cook-off offers some of the tastiest barbecue around.