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9th Annual Mud Dauber Festival & Chili Cook-Off

March 21, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Mud Dauber Chili Cook-Off March 21st! The Best Dance Music and a return to our Chili Cook Off Roots (Luckenbach and Terlingua are synonymous) A No Holds Barred Chili Cook Off… Get your team together and get ready to take the Luckenbach GOLD 1st place winner will receive a $200 cash prize !! Benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Fredericksburg, Texas. The Return of the Mud Dauber is also celebrated as Luckenbach has the best MUD in the Universe!

7:00 am (no sooner) Chili Team Land Rush – 1st Come, 1st Serve Space
10:00 am Chili Team Captions Meeting (Dancehall)
11:00am – Ticket Gate Opens
12pm Hot Texas Swing Band
1:00pm Chili judging for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place
1:00 pm Public Chili Tasting Begins
2:00pm Love And Chaos
3:00pm Lyn Avenue
3:45 pm Chili Awards/Peoples Choice/Showmanship Awards
4:pm Roger & Texas Rain
5:00pm Glen Collins & The Alibis

Here’s the Mud on Cooking- Teams must cook at least 3 gallons of Chili to be tasted by public. Chili Cook Land Rush (1st come 1st serve space) begins at 7am (no sooner). Teams can be up to 4 people. Teams must load in, set up and begin cooking by 9:30 AM. Teams make at least 3 gallons of chili for public tastings, enough to make it last until 3PM. Team space is 10X10, enough room for a Pop-Up, your burner/table and chili fixin cooler (please note…no BYOB). Vehicles will be parked in the parking lot after unloading.

Chili tasting by general public: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
1pm- Chili judging for First, Second & Third Place
3pm- People’s Choice and Showmanship judging
Awards at 4:00pm


March 21, 2020
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Luckenbach Texas
412 Luckenbach Town Loop
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