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GRAND DRIVE IN THE 'VILLE
The Grand Drive will take place in the heart of Aggieville Business district. The top six prospect market beef and breeding heifers will compete to be the Grand Champion of the Aggieville Showdown!
Celebrate with us by joining the fun at Moro Street with live music, fashion show, selection of champions, live press conference, and night out in the 'Ville after to celebrate the champions! ...Plus more!
Saturday, April 1, 2023
6:00 PM: Aggieville Business Street Open to Public
6:30 PM: Grand Drive in Aggieville Starts
9:00 PM: Official After-Party & Concert at Yard Bar
Curb Records recording artist FILMORE made his major label debut in 2020 with the release of State I’m In. He has quickly amassed more than 245 million career streams. Prior to being signed, the Wildwood, Missouri native was the first independent artist to be featured on Spotify’s Hot Country cover. FILMORE’s catchy hooks and clever lyrics have since caught the attention of The New York Times, NBC’s “TODAY” show, The Bobby Bones Show, and Sirius XM’s “The Highway,” among other high-profile outlets. Moreover, the rising singer/songwriter has honed his electric live show by opening for acts such as Sam Hunt, Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood, Dan + Shay, Lauren Alaina, and Pitbull; and rocked performances at Stagecoach, Watershed, CMA Fest, and Country Thunder.
MUSIC OPENING ACT
Des Moines, Iowa native, Koby Hardcastle, is an upcoming artist that brings a fresh style while covering today's hits and classics. His talented voice has been recognized through his strong social media following as he covers songs ranging in genres from pop, country, r&b, and rock.
Presented by Vanderbilt's
The Aggieville Showdown Fashion Show presented by Vanderbilt's highlights retail stores and boutiques' clothing lines on a runway in the center of Aggieville an is open to the public during the Grand Drive event. Many businesses featured during the fashion show are in attendance and have vendor booth to purchase clothes the public sees on the run way.
SELECTION OF CHAMPIONS
Exhibitors compete at Riley County Fairgrounds all-day on Saturday and the judges narrow it down to the top six of the Market Beef and Breeding Heifers to advance to the Grand Drive in Aggieville Business District where the exhibitors show their cattle and are awarded $7,500+ in cash prizes.
DISTILLERY & BEER GARDEN
Presented by Boot Hill Distillery
The Boot Hill Distillery Garden will offer Boot Hill Distillery’s favorite spirits and canned cocktails and an Aggieville Showdown signature drink. The Boot Hill Distillery family plants, grows and harvest every single grain that Distillery uses to craft world-class spirits. The spirits are truly “from soil to sip.”
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