Click here for select recipies from the 2019 EggFest


When is EggFest?

The Turkey Time EggFest will take place Saturday, October 24th, 2020, with tasting times from 11 AM until 3 PM.


Is this event open to the public?

Yes.  All EggHeads from around the world are encouraged to attend this tasty event.


How much do tickets cost?

General admission tickets for the Turkey Time EggFest are $10 with discounted ticket codes available for advance purchase thru select partners. Kids 18 and under are FREE.  Your ticket gets you admission to the event and tastings from all of our teams – so come hungry! Tickets will go on sale in Summer 2020. Parking is free.


Do I need to buy a ticket for my kid(s)?

Children under the age of 18 are free.


Can I bring my pet?

Sorry, we do not allow pets at the Eggfest due to the amount of people and food that will be present.


Do I need to pay for food or buy more tickets so I can eat more?

No. Your tickets include unlimited sampling from all of the cook teams the duration of the event as well as a beverage.  Additional food may be available for purchase from third-party vendors.


What if I want to buy a Big Green Egg?

Discounted demo eggs will go on sale in Summer 2020 at  Do not wait until the day of the event to reserve your egg as they do sell-out before te event.  These eggs are available for pickup or local delivery starting on Monday, October 26th.  There will be sale pricing and special promotions during the EggFest as well on all Big Green Eggs, accessories, as well as outdoor furniture and accessories.


Will there be merchandise there to buy?

Select cook teams will have ingredients they are demoing available for purchase (i.e. sauces, rubs, meats).  In addition, there will be some great local vendors on site and everything you need for your Big Green Egg inside Sunnyland.  


Who can cook at this event?

Anyone is welcome to form a team.  From professional chefs and local restaurants to devoted EggHeads and first time cooks, we invite everyone who has a love of cooking to prepare their favorite foods on the Big Green Egg.


What do the winners receive?

We will award people’s choice cash awards to the top teams as well as prizes in a variety of categories as chosen by our celebrity judges.  In addition, all teams will receive gift bags and receive complimentary raffle tickets with more chances to win great prizes and gift cards just for participating. 



On Saturday, November 2nd from 11-3, foodies, fans, and EGGheads from around the metroplex will share in their love for cooking on the Big Green Egg at Sunnyland Outdoor Living in Dallas. Teams will compete on the ULTIMATE cooking machine, to demonstrate their prowess and test out secret recipes for ultimate bragging rights as the 2019 Turkey Time EGGhead of the year. Additionally, there will be live music, food, and fun for the whole family as guests get to see live demonstrations, try out complimentary samples, plus shop the Turkey Time Marketplace where you can find everything you need for complete your thanksgiving feast.
The Turkey Time EGGfest is an annual event, now in its 3rd year, celebrating the Big Green Egg and all of its wonders. 25+ Eggs, 25 teams, 70+ cooks, celebrity chefs, and around 1,000 folks ready to learn and enjoy an incredible day while helping us raise over $5000 for The Family Place to support their mission of helping victims of family violence.


Saturday, November 2, 2019
Sunnyland Outdoor Living in Dallas
11 AM to 3 PM

Admission is a suggested donation of $5 per adult to the Family Place, free for kids, and free for the entire family with your 2019 Partners Card benefiting The Family Place. Partners Cards are available for purchase at Sunnyland for $70 each and valid for great savings at over 700 retailers in the DFW area.
Your admission includes:
• unlimited food samples
• cooking demos
• bottled water
• live music by Cafe Society
• 1 raffle ticket (additional tickets are availble for purchase)
• face painting for the kids courtesy of Rainbow Entertainment


11:30 AM - Chef Janice Brooks
Janice Brooks is a private chef and caterer who studied at El Centro Culinary College. She has worked internationally with several talented chefs and is a supporter of women and children charities.

12:30 PM - Corey Proctor
Former NFL Player for Detroit Lions, Dallas Cowboys and Miami Dolphins. Corey is a professional speaker, trainer and loves to grill.

1:30 PM - George Miller
Founder of 28 Seasons Spice, BBQ Sauce and Seafood Batter George is famous for soul food cooking and has won numerous awards for his grilling recipes.



Registration for the Turkey Time EggFest benefiting the Family Place is now open. This year we have an easy to fill out on-line forms which means no more pens and paper or having to scan a printout. Anyone who is cooking food on a Big Green Egg, whether they are an amateur, a restaurant, or representing a product, is considered a cook team for this event. For complete details and to sign up, click here.



DISCOUNTED DEMO EGGS ARE ON SALE NOW.  Click here to reserve your egg.  



Vendor registration is now open. We have a limited number of spaces indoors with electricity and the rest of the spaces are outdoors. Priority for indoor spaces will be given to those that are serving food and drink samples or those who must have electricity. Full details are on the vendor form.

The vendor fee this year is $50 payable as a tax-deductible donation DIRECTLY to The Family Place. Please make a $50 donation to the Family Place via the link below, make sure to put EggFest in the tribute section, and send us a copy of your donation receipt to


-Donate $50 online through this page (the Partners Card Underwriting page):
-Scroll to last option at bottom of page and select “Donation”
-Contribute $50 and use “PC / Sunnyland Turkey Time EggFest” in the Notes section

Thanks to everyone who has made this event possible this year.  We couldn't do this without all of our friends out there.

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