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Tom Tom Festival

96th Annual Tom Tom Festival

May 30- June 1, 2024

This year, the Tom Tom Festival will include Craft and Food vendors, a BBQ Cookoff and Royalty Pageant!

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Tom Tom Royalty Pageant

The Royalty Pageant will be held Thursday, May 30th at 6:30pm at the Yoakum Community Center!

Categories are as follows:
Little Prince/Princess: 4 & 5 year olds going into Pre-K or Kindergarten
Little Mister/Miss Yoakum: going into 1st, 2nd or 3rd grade
Young Miss Yoakum: going into 4th, 5th or 6th grade
Jr. Miss Yoakum: going into 7th, 8th or 9th grade
Miss Yoakum: going into 11th or 12th grade

Forms Coming Soon!

For any questions or additional information feel free to call the Yoakum Area Chamber of Commerce at 361-293-2309.

Tom Tom BBQ Cook-Off

The BBQ Cookoff will be held Friday May 31st & Saturday June 1st.

The Friday culinary contest includes Mixer's Choice, Salsa & Chef's Choice. The Saturday culinary contest includes Beef Brisket, Pork Ribs, Chicken Breast, BBQ Sauce & Jackpot Beans.

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Tom Tom Parade

The Tom Tom Parade will be held Saturday June 1st.

Check in time is from 7:00-8:00am at Dairy Queen (Hwy. 77A & Hwy 111). Get your line-up number. Judging begins at 8:00am. The Parade will start at 10:00am.

Forms Coming Soon!

The deadline for entries to the Chamber will be Wednesday May 29th. No unauthorized entries may enter the parade.

Come On By!

It's the birthplace of Texas Independence and the starting point of the Chisholm Trail... Learn more about the riches waiting for you in our South Texas region by visiting Yoakum today!