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6th Annual Paxton Area Chamber of Commerce

Swine ‘N Dine BBQ Cook-Off and Festival

Downtown Paxton

Saturday, Sept. 16th, 2017

This is a day full of activities, live music, and tons of great food. The town of Paxton presents a great family day that’s fun, affordable, and very well supported by the surrounding communities and areas.

The mission of the Paxton Swine ‘n Dine is to improve the exposure of Paxton’s historic downtown area and to highlight Paxton’s genuine hometown qualities, businesses, and local attractions.
Swine n dine logo

BBQ Contest Entry Packet


Mank ‘N Sass


Devin Clemons Band


Nashville Recording Artists

Walker McGuire


Bags Tournament

(link to PDF with rules)

Car show

(Car Show Flyer PDF)

Kids activities and inflatables

Business and Market Vendors

(Vendor Form PDF)

Lots of FOOD Vendors!

Harry Moon Information:

Home of Bestselling Children Series Harry Moon #1 Superfan, Caiden Riecks More than 300,000 books in print

Harry Moon Good Mischief Day

Paxton, Illinois

September 16

Announcing National Good Mischief Contest for Harry Moon readers across America

Unveiling of Paxton Harry Moon Billboard

featuring: Superfan Caiden Riecks

Announcing Harry Moon partnership with Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Will involve local stores, national media, local children and schools

To include appearance by Harry Moon author Mark Andrew Poe and extensive Harry Moon prizes and giveaways


2017 Swine and Dine Sponsor List

Stage Sponsor- Gibson Area Hospital

Event Sponsor– City of Paxton and Paxton Area Chamber of Commerce
Prime Sponsor– Mom and Pops Kettle Korn, NextGen Ag Service, Conxxus, Humble Hog, Rhino Ag, Signs & Designs, Bud Light, Plastic Designs Inc,
Choice Sponsor– Busey Bank, Hudson Drug & Hallmark, Paxton IGA, Farmers-Merchants National Bank, First National Bank of Paxton, Bulls Custom Painting & Collision Shop
Select Sponsor– Insurance Providers Group, Vital Education, Matco Fire Protection Inc., Edward Jones- Austin Curtis, Shields Automart,   H& R Block- Tina Tjarks, Gooden Concrete, Vital Education, THEM Soccer Club, Vineyard Church