Friday, June 22 | 2:00pm – 3:30pm

5th Annual Food Vendor Competition

Stella Artois Grandstand Stage

Calling all Fair Foodies! Don’t miss SNACKDOWN FRYDAY when the Fair’s amazing food vendors offer up their most outrageous new creations to compete for the prized championship belt. The SNACKDOWN is a live event hosted by KCBS Foodie Chap, Liam Mayclem at the Fair’s Stella Artois Grandstand Stage. See you there! Free with Fair Admission.

And be sure to watch the Fair’s Facebook page in May to find out how you can enter to win a spot as a SNACKDOWN judge!

SNACKDOWN celebrity judge Chuy Gomez of Q102

2018 Entries

Strawberry Shortcake Milkshake

“Sweet & creamy strawberry gelato blended with graham crackers, and topped with shortcake, whip cream & berries”
Fabe’s Churros and Gelato – Green Gate midway

Deep-Fried Cannoli on a Stick

“Deep-fried, crispy golden brown Cannoli stuffed with sweet, creamy filling & topped with powdered sugar & chocolate sauce”
Vendor: Sweet Cheeks, Kids Park

Coconut Shrimp with Mango Sauce

“Shrimp rolled in coconut, deep-fried to light, crispy perfection and served with a sweet & tangy Mango dipping sauce”
Vendor: Sharky’s Fish Fry – across from Grandstand

Fruity Pebbles Shrimp on a Stick

Fruity Pebbles Shrimp on a Stick
“Shrimp dipped in a crunchy Cajun, Fruity Pebbles-infused batter, then deep-fried, rolled in Fruity Pebbles and topped with a spicy Sriracha ranch sauce”
Vendor: Get Fried – Outside Building C

Texas Tater Dog

“Spiral cut potato slinky-stretched around a 10” all-beef hot dog, deep-fried with garlic Parmesan or Cajun seasoning”
Vendor: Spud Ranch – Action Zone

Grilled Pork Tenderloin on a Stick

“Pork tenderloin skewered on a stick and grilled to savory perfection, served with Teriyaki or BBQ sauce”
Vendor: Garlicky’s – Green Gate Midway and Good Ol’ Grub, outside Building B

Dole Whip Pineapple Float

“Cool & delicious soft-serve pineapple Dole Whip drenched in fresh pineapple juice”
Vendor: Dole Whip – Gardens entrance

Other Top 10 Finalists (photos added soon!)

Crazy Cake
“Fresh funnel cake topped with powdered sugar and whipped cream, a drizzling of Nutella, Reese’s Peanut Butter & caramel sauces, then sprinkled with a crunchy mix of pecans & bacon bits”
Vendor: Fat Fanny’s Funnel Cakes

Krispy Kreme Bacon Burger
“A char-grilled, 1/3 pound fresh ground beef patty, crisp bacon, lettuce, tomato, onions & pickles stacked between two Krispy Kreme donuts”
Vendor: Stuffie’s Char Broiler – across from Grandstand

Smokehouse Tots
“Fresh fried Tater Tots covered with coleslaw, pulled pork, brisket, sour cream, cheese & BBQ sauce”
Vendor: Texas Tater Twisters – across from Grandstand

2017 Winners

Winner Sweet Treat

Donut Gelato Sandwich

Winner Crazy Creation

The “Chickle”

Winner Snack/Side

Deep-Fried Mac and Cheese Balls

Winner Main Event

Pineapple Chicken or Shrimp & Rice Bowl

2017 Grand Champion

Nate Janousek/ California Corn Company – Doritos Corn on the Cob

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