The 2024 Empire Ranch Cowboy Festival is a wonderful Western Heritage Event held on the beautiful Empire Ranch! The Festival features western demonstrations of all kinds, family activities, music, food and fun for everyone! It is a free, family-oriented event that is open to the public. We will have 3000+ people visiting us!
We welcome applications from food truck vendors able to provide full meals for attendees at the 2024 Cowboy Festival. The Empire Ranch Foundation reserves the right to refuse food truck applications deemed not suitable for the intended audience of the Cowboy Festival.
Dates/Times: November 2-3, 2024, 10 am-4 pm
Admission: No admission fee charged, a $20 parking donation per car is requested.
Location: Historic Empire Ranch, E Empire Ranch Rd, Las Cienegas National Conservation Area, Sonoita, AZ
Festival Details: The Festival introduces thousands of people to the Cowboy way of life through horse and cattle demonstrations, blacksmithing, branding (wood not animals), music, Cowboy Conversations, exhibits, non-profit partners, great food, and more.
Application Dates: Food truck applications and rental fee must be returned by October 22, 2024.
Fees: $300 for serving meals both days of the Festival. Fee due upon receipt of application.
Insurance: All food trucks are required to carry individual liability insurance for $1,000,000 covering the vendor. Proof of coverage may be requested prior to the Festival.
Parking: Overnight parking is available. Personal vehicles must be moved to the vendor parking area after setting up.
Event setup: Food trucks may check in and set up between the following hours: Friday, Nov. 1st between 12 pm and 4 pm, or Saturday, Nov. 2nd before 8 am.
Information Packet: A welcome packet with event details will be mailed or emailed to each vendor with the acceptance notification upon receipt of application and payment.