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


  • Princess Pageant

    Congratulations to our 2014 Prime Beef Festival Princess and her court! Reigning over this year's festival will be: Katherine Padgett

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  • Theme

    The 2014 Warren County Prime Beef Festival theme is:



  • Grand Marshal

    Jack Hennenfent is your 2014 Warren County Prime Beef Festival Grand Marshal.

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  • Grandstand Entertainment

    Ball Diamond Stage:
    Wednesday: Eternity Road
    Thursday: Monmouth Roseville Drama Club
    Little Woman 2: Wrath of the Undead


    Track Stage: (Beer Garden)
    Friday: Jared Harness

  • Jerad Harness @ Beer Garden

    @ The Beer Garden on the track will be Jerad Harness appearing live Friday night 8pm to close. Brought to you by Tiffany Cole Country Insurance, Cavanaugh Motors & Keister Tires

  • 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)



  • Ag Day

    ALERT: Ag Day MOVED to THURSDAY 9:00 -11:15 AM

    The Ag Education Day for Kids at the Prime Beef Festival, sponsored by the Warren County Prime Beef Festival and the Warren-Henderson Farm Bureau, will be held on THURSDAY, September 4th for all 4th graders in Warren and Henderson Counties.

  • 5K Run/Walk

    The Warren-Henderson Farm Bureau Young Leaders along with the Prime Beef Festival are hosting the 1st Annual Fall Festival 5K in conjunction with the Warren County Prime Beef Festival. Registration is required. Please pre-register by 8/25 to be assured of receiving a T-Shirt...


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  • Strongman

    Who IS the STRONGEST MAN in Warren County?


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



  • 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.

  • 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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