EggFest Frequently Asked Questions
When is EggFest?
The North Texas EggFest will take place Saturday, October 21st, 2023, with tasting times from 11 AM until 3 PM.
Is this a new EggFest event?
No. In 2021, Sunnyland rebranded and refreshed as the North Texas EggFest. Previous events were known as the Turkey Time EggFest , Dad's Gift Grillin' Eggfest, and EggFestDallas.com.
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?
We ask for a suggested donation of $10 per adult with proceedings benefiting Chef to the Shelters. Kids 17 and under are FREE. Your suggested donation gets you admission to the event and tastings from all of our teams plus complimentary water and soft drinks too – so come hungry! Parking is free.
Do I need to buy a ticket for my kid(s)?
Children under the age of 18 are free.
What is Chef to the Shelters?
Founded by Michael McCoy in 2021, Chef to the Shelters provides meals which speak of dignity and respect to sober transition homes and sober living homes to men and women in early sobriety who have taken their first steps in recovery to regain their lives. Their mission is “To provide meals and share our experience, strength and hope with men and women early in their recovery through our walk in faith and our journey in sobriety”
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 suggested donation include unlimited sampling from all of the cook teams the duration of the event as well as a beverage.
What if I want to buy a Big Green Egg?
Discounted demo eggs will go on sale in mid-September at northtexaseggfest.com. 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 after the event. 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. In addition, all teams will receive gift bags and other treats as a thank you gift for participating.