Be ‘top dog’ at Yukon’s Freedom Fest

14th annual hot dog eating contest July 4 at Yukon City Park

Competitors chow down during Yukon’s popular Freedom Fest Hog Dog Eating Contest. The 14th annual event will be 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 4 at Yukon City Park. (File photo)

Area residents are invited to participate in Freedom Fest’s 14th annual Hot Dog Eating Contest set 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 4 at Yukon City Park, 2200 S. Holly Ave.

Registering beforehand or picked from the crowd, 12 participants will be ushered onto the Car Show stage starting at 11 a.m.

These ambitious contestants will compete to see who can chow down the most hotdogs in 10 minutes.

Competitors will be required to eat each hot dog with its bun.

The event provides great entertainment as the audience cheers on the contestants.

The winner will receive the coveted “Top Dog” award.

For more information, call Patrick Langley at the Jackie Cooper Gym at 350-8920.

Pre-registration is encouraged, as spots are limited.

Register online at or in person at the Yukon Community Center, Jackie Cooper Gym or Dale Robertson Center.

Freedom Fest is hosted by the City of Yukon.

Sponsors are YNB, The Kirkpatrick Family Fund, iHeart Media, 96.1 KXY, The Oklahoma Arts Council, National Endowment for the Arts, Schwarz Paving Company, Krapff Reynolds Construction Company, Wesco Insurance Services, Oklahoma Natural Gas, BOK Financial Securities, OG&E, Yanda & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Services, BancFirst, and Integris Canadian Valley Hospital.

For more information about Freedom Fest activities, visit the City of Yukon’s website at or call (405) 350-8937 or (405) 354-8442.