Welcome to the Warren County Prime Beef Festival. Our carnival is held each year the Wednesday through Saturday following Labor Day. The Princess Pageant event precedes this on the prior Saturday night before our official Wednesday  5 PM kick-off Parade. See you again September 6th - 9th 2017.


for year around information and tourism support contact the

Monmouth Area Chamber of Commerce


  • 2017 RAFFLE: Cub Cadet 400 UV

    As one of this season's fund raisers September 8th 2017 the Warren County Prime Beef Festival will be raffling off TWO prizes:


    Cub Cadet Challenger 400 UV Utility Vehicle


    $250 cash.


  • 9th Annual Strongman

    Saturday September 9th 2017 at 9:00am is our 9th annual Strongman contest. Participants can enter what this season is a United States Strongman sanctioned contest now ($30 before August 15, $40 after)


  • Parade Entry Form

    Hope to see you at the 2017 Warren County Prime Beef Festival Parade 5 PM Wednesday Sept 6. This year's parade theme is: Together We Succeed

    Parade Entry Form (Adobe PDF)


  • Industrial Tent Contract

    Local merchants appear in our Industrial Tent each year providing a on on one with customer experience.

    Use this Industrial Tent Contract to secure your space for 2017.

  • 5K Run/Walk

    The Warren-Henderson Farm Bureau Young Leaders along with the Prime Beef Festival return this Fall with he 4th Annual Fall Festival 5K in conjunction with the Warren County Prime Beef Festival.

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  • 2016 Auction Sponsors

    In what is truly a "Together We Succeed" effort, the Prime Beef Livestock Auction permits local businesses to directly reward these young agricultural participants future


    2016 Grand Champion Festival calf purchased by:
    Midwest Bank, Raymond Huston, Tom Keene & Westwood Embryo


    2016 Grand Champion Open calf purchased by:
    Cameron Grain, Birkeys & Monmouth Feed

  • Western Illinois Figure 8 Racing Point Series

    More MONEY! More Drivers! More EXCITEMENT! RETURNING for 2017

    NOW The Western Illinois Figure 8 Series Racing

    and for our part


    Thursday September 7th 2017 at 7:00 pm

    then again

    Saturday September 9th 2017 at 1:00 pm


    Followed by the regular Demo Derby that evening!

  • PBF Volunteers

    Please be sure to thank these Warren County Prime Beef Festival volunteers who donate their time to make each season's Festival happen...


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