2021 Holiday Cookbook Contest

We are conducting a recipe contest for a digital cookbook.  Submit your recipes and you may be the luck winner.  All legible recipes will be included.

Send or bring us your best recipe(s) typed or legibly printed to:

Abilene Parks and Recreation
1020 NW 8th St
Abilene, KS  67410

The deadline for submission is October 22

Last years winner was Amy Meysenburg with her Southwest Egg Rolls. Checkout her recipe and others from last year  2020 Cookbook

Cowtown Christmas Light Showdown
Food For a Cruise
Saturday, December 4

The Abilene Parks and Recreation, Solid Rock Video, Amanda's Bakery & Bistro, CVB (Convention Visitor's Bureau) are partnering together to create an atmosphere of Christmas the 1st Saturday in December.  All food donations stay local to assist our local families during the holiday season and beyond.

This contest is open to all Abilene residences within the City Limits of Abilene.  There is no fee to enter the contest.  Limited to 20 residences (First Come, First Serve)  

Decorated residences must have lights on and ready to go at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 4.  

Awards - People's Choice - Awards given for 1st,2nd, and 3rd place chosen by Food for a Cruise
                                                Mayors Choice - Award to 4 houses

Prizes are provided by Solid Rock Audio Video

Food For A Cruise

Ballots can be picked up by dropping off a food item at  Abilene Food & Clothing (409 NW 3rd St) or Amanda's Bakery & Bistro (302 N Broadway Ave) 4:00 - 6:00 pm  Other locations will be announced at a later date.  Ballots will have a map of the entries.