The 4th Annual 'Wild West Grill Fest' kicks off today at Dykshoorn Park in Mandan!

Grillers will be open from 11am until closing both Friday and Saturday. The grilling competition will be held on Saturday with judging beginning at 5pm. The first place and runner up will be presented following the judges decisions.

The event features live music, covered wagon & pony rides, and art and craft vendors, plus a Pride of Dakota tent.  Entertainers take the stage starting at 12 p.m. each day, and the beer garden opens at 3 pm on Friday and 12 p.m. on Saturday.

Admission is $5.00 daily. Friday from 11am-2pm there will be no admission charge. Children 12 and under are welcome free of charge and all military, firefighters and police officers will be admitted free upon showing identification.  No pets or coolers allowed, you may bring your own lawn chairs.

For more information on the 'Wild West Grill Fest', visit the Mandan Progress Organization's website HERE