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 3rd - 6th 2014.


for year around information and tourism support contact the

Monmouth Area Chamber of Commerce


While we wait for this 2014 season to reveal itself with new theme, old favorites and new features...let's take a moment to thank all those who make this all possible:

  • Theme

    The 2014 Warren County Prime Beef Festival theme is:



  • 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 2014.

  • Parade Signup

    The 2014 Warren County Prime Beef Festival Parade will be Wednesday, September 3rd at 5PM. To participate in our parade down Broadway in Monmouth Illinois please fill out and return this form to the Monmouth Area Chamber of Commerce on the Square as soon as possible to secure your place.


    2014 Parade Form (Adobe PDF)



  • Strongman

    Who IS the STRONGEST MAN in Warren County?


    Come find out, or participate, on September 5th...



  • Livestock Auction

    Generous bidding by area business help sponsor our Festival as well as support our local youth in their agricultural endevors. Be sure to support these local businesses themselves...

  • 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...