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.

    $20/chance & ONLY 500 Tickets available
    That is a fantastic 1 in 500 chance of WINNING
    Visit the Monmouth Chamber on the Square & secure yours before they are gone!

  • Princess Pageant

    The Princess Pageant takes place Saturday September 2nd. Tickets may be purchased from Pageant committee members and participants


  • Staggard @ Beer Garden

    @ The Beer Garden on the track will be Staggard appearing live Friday night September 8 from 7 PM to 11 PM. FREE to attend, FREE to park, FREE to enjoy for ALL AGES! Plenty of food and alterate drinks near by!


    Also on the Festival Stage: Wednesday: Eternity Road, Thursday: The Brooks Brothers Band

  • 9th Annual Strongman

    9th annual Strongman contest, 2017 is USS Sanctioned so qualify now for nationals!

    Saturday September 9 2017 at 9:00 AM


    To Participate: enter & pay online ($40 after August 15)

    Follow who is coming @ PBFstrong.com (Facebook Events page)

  • 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

    Appearing for 2017 in our Industrial Tent, together let us help...


    Businesses: Facetime in real life with your customers!

    Customers: Visit real professionals right in our area with products & answers!


    Still tent space available, filling up fast!


  • 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. NEW location and route...

    more >

  • 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!

  • 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

  • @WCPBF

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  • 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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