CULINARY PLEASURES

As you feast your eyes on incredible art, don’t forget about your taste buds. Treat yourself to a savory snack and refreshing beverage at one of our many delicious establishments!

Visit The Craft Beer Garden!

Cottonwood is all about Fine Art -- and now it's also all about Fine Beer. New in our Lakeside Courtyard we are featuring an epic lineup of craft beer from local breweries, an oasis for craft beer lovers.

Sit back and relax as you enjoy live music and live art as your tastebuds savor the flavor of the following brews:

  • Revolver Blood and Honey
  • Rahr Ugly Pug
  • Lakewood Lager
  • Blue Moon
  • Shock Top Belgian White
  • Deep Ellum Blonde
  • Deep Ellum Neato Bandito
  • Bishop Crackberry Cider
  • Community Witbier
  • Franconia Dunkel
  • Bud Light
  • 4 Bullets

Mimosa Mornings begin at 10:00 both mornings, giving the early birds a opportunity to have a delightful morning beverage.

Margaritas, Prosecco and Wine round out a nice variety of available beverages.

There are plenty of other food vendors around the festival, too... take a look at the list below!

 

A La Carte –Creative cuisine with all your custom made, Tex-Mex favorites: Beef and Chicken Fajitas, Quesadillas, and Nachos!
 
Big Shucks Oyster Bar – Grilling up some of your seafood favorites – Grilled Tilapia Tacos, Bacon-wrapped Scallops, Shrimp Cocktail and, well ... so much more. You can't go wrong.

Conway's Corndogs – Dipped in the batter and then dipped in the fryer, Freshest and Bestest! Add fresh squeezed lemonade and a just-poured funnel cake, and you have a complete festival meal. As an additional refresher, look for their Lemonade Cart on the east border of the artist row.

Hillbilly Kettle Korn – Yep, on site in a real kettle, and it is better than a popcorn ball and a whole lot easier to eat!

Kona Ice - Sweet, cold, refreshing fun with shaved ice to create your own awesome flavor combination at our signature Flavorwave!

Mario's - Featuring delicious Greek food with Mediterranean flavors such as Chicken Artichoke, Sausage, Lamb, Steak Romano, Pork and Veggie Tuscan!

Mrs. Lively's Southern Cuisine - Enjoy down home southern cooking with fried catfish, shrimp, oysters, seafood basket, burgers and more!

Murphy's Roasted Nuts – Since they are located at the main entrance, coming or going the smell is going to get your attention. It will either be the first scent your nose targets, or your last opportunity to take home a Cottonwood treat.

Sonny Bryan’s – Every Texas festival serves great BBQ, and Cottonwood has featured the award-winning quality of Sonny Bryans for several years. From brisket to their homemade BBQ sauce, there's nothing more authentic than Sonny Bryan's barbecue.

Taylor’s Concessions - Fresh fruit smoothies made with all natural ingredients along with homemade pizza made from their portable wood-burning oven! Choose from traditional pepperoni, cheese, sausage or delicious BBQ chicken!  Watch for their Smoothie cart on the east side.

Taylor's Sweet Shop – Feast your eyes on the delectable treats dipped in Belgian chocolate on a chocolate wheel!   From gourmet caramel apples, chocolate covered strawberries, frozen bananas and cheesecake, you’re sure to find something delicious!

TC Roasted Corn - Serving up juicy, sweet ears of roasted corn with 20 different spices to choose from, Mexican-style Elote (corn) in a cup, Loaded Baked Potatoes, Stuffed Baked Potato Bowls slathered in beef, corn, butter, cheese and sour cream. And of course for a sweeter side - Baked Sweet Potatoes, melting with brown sugar, cinnamon and marshmellow cream!! Pair with a cool, refreshing drink of Watermelon, Strawberry or Limeade!

Texas Twist - Regulars to Cottonwood know the black grill on the festival's main road will have warm Mozzarella and Cinnamon PRETZELS. And if you need a cooler refresher, Texas Twist also offers frozen Minute Maid FROZEN TREATS.

Wild West Soda Saloon - Featuring homemade, handcrafted drinks the old-fashioned, soda fountain type with delicious flavors ranging from sarsaparilla, orange cream, black cherry, cherry limeade, root beer and many more! Served in refillable tumblers or 32 oz tin collectable cups that keep the crowds stampeding back for more!

Wound Up! Cafe – From a trained chef/vintage scooter enthusiast, WUC is an Italian-made, three-wheeled 2012 Piaggio Ape 50 imported from the UK, and offers up locally-roasted brown stuff like a Chai-mera ("basically a mocha-chai-latte") and Espressos, alongside much, much manlier things like a ChoccoLatte (hot chocolate w/ frothed milk), and San Francisco's David Rio Chai along with your favorite Cappuccinos, Americanos and the list goes on!

New this fall:

Satay Hut - offering a new flavor with Asian grilled kabobs fresh from the grill! With a wide variety of meats to satisfy your hunger: from chicken satay marinated in a signature peanut sauce, savory pork seasoned with a tasty sweet sauce, beef tenderloin marinated in a tangy soy sauce, and a fire chicken with a spicy kick! All served with grilled mushrooms and zucchini!

Socal Mini Donuts - Serving up delicious, warm and fresh mini donuts with your choice of flavors and toppings! A new tasty treat that you don't want to miss!

The Virgin Olive - Featuring gourmet Italian food. Satisfy your cravings with plates including their famous spaghetti and meatballs, the Italian hot dog, herb crusted chicken tacos, meatball sub, chicken Parmesan sandwich. Can't decide? Check out their special appetizer sampler plate. Buon Appetito!


New Concession Vendors are always welcome. We strive to have menu variety, so if you offer something not listed here, click on the link for information on how to apply.