2018 Event Dates:
Friday, July 27 – Sunday, July 29, 2018

Free Event. Live Music. Beer & Wine Garden.

Come to the beautiful Eastern Sierras this summer to join us for our 15th year of Mammoth VillageFest, dubbed the “World’s Highest Rib Cook-Off” at 8,050 ft in elevation!

This free 3-day event takes place at the Village at Mammoth, where you can check out delicious dishes from local restaurants that are vying for the title of Best Ribs, Chicken and Chili in addition to our popular Crawdad Boil and Burger Battle. Also enjoy concerts each night by world class musicians, a beer & wine garden, interactive experiences like line dancing lessons, and much more.

We are extremely excited for our fifteenth year of Villagefest.
Thank you all for your support, it has been an amazing ride and only getting better!
See you July 27-29th in the Village at Mammoth.
Director of Mammoth Villagefest

Cook-off Dates/Hours: 

  • Friday, July 27, 2018 – 4:30-9:30 Chili Cook-off
  • Saturday, July 28, 2018 – 4:00-9:30 Rib and Chicken Cook-off
  • Sunday, July 29, 2018 – 1:00-7:00 Crawdad Boil and Mammoth Burger Battle


  • The Village at Mammoth, 6201 Minaret Rd. Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546


  • Free to the public! This is a non-ticketed event!
  • To bring arts and entertainment to Mammoth while donating back to our community.  In past year’s Villagefest has donated in total over $20,000 to various Mammoth charities.
  • Mammoth Villagefest is a project of Mammoth JazzFest / Mammoth Lakes Jazz Jubilee, a registered  501(c)(3) corporation.


  • Email: mammothvillagefest@gmail.com
  • Call: 760.914.3122



Friday, July 27, 2018

  • Headliner: Deep Fried Funk Society
Saturday, July 28, 2018
  • Kids Interactive fun & line dancing with Annemarie WordinMotion, line dance instructor from Stagecoach and Water Wheel 
  • Headliner: Simple Man – a tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd


Sunday, July 29, 2018
  • Headliner: Pink Froyd
2015 Mammoth Villagefest Pink Froyd
 Additional Lineup: Date/Time TBA
Bald Eagles
Cads of Badness
Jaded Haters
Slap The Mule
Sunset Cannons
More bands will be added soon, stay tuned!