Welcome the 17th Annual Houston Irish Stew Cook-off!

This annual event is held in early February to help raise funding for the Houston St. Patrick’s Parade. We bring together Irish Food, local food, Vendors, Friends, Family, Music from Irish roots to modern.  Come and be a part of our Irish Family!

Saturday, February 17, 2024
RAIN or Shine – Cook-off Competition 11:00am to 6:00pm, Music into the night
Tequila B’s giant backyard!
2727 North Freeway, Houston, TX  77014
$10 Donation Presale – Buy Wristbands at Tequila B, and ask an organizer!
$15 Donation at the door, Children under 12 are free
Samples all afternoon from Cooks, Music on inside and outside stages Dancers, Bagpipers, Face Painters, vendors World-Famous Billy Carr Stout Relay

Judging to include:
Irish Stew – Chili – Open Irish Dish – Irish Dessert  – Chef’s Choice – Irish Coffee – Best Booth (Public Opinion voting)
Volunteers are needed!
We are in need of volunteers. If you are interested, please contact Natalie Hawkins at [email protected]

2024 Entertainment provided by Fine Arts Foundation and Tequila B!

Watch our Facebook and emails for announcements!
Questions:  Ginger Simon at 281-704-7435 or [email protected].

Schedule - OUTSIDE Stage

Be a part of the fun....

Be a cook team. Be a volunteer.  Vend at our event.

Download and Share the
2024 Cook-off Flyer TODAY!

Having fun doing the hard work of Judging!

Download the 2024 Cook App here.

Pay for your Team entry
Check, Cash or Online below.  Now Available: 

CashApp:  $Houstonstpat Venmo:  Houstonstpats 
(Please consider paying with CashApp to save the organization transaction fees.)

Vendor Booths Available

Vendors Wanted!

Join us to kick off your spring season! We have room for about 10 vendors. We have about 700 in attendance so come join us for some fun! Click to Download the Application.

Parking Details

You can park in front of the bar for unloading. Please, unload quickly and move so others can unload as well.

Previous Cook-off Winners

We have 2018 to present listed on a separate page. Find out how teams were ranked year to year and see who you need to beat!

2024 Sponsors