PENDLETON – The Pendleton Round-Up and Happy Canyon Hall of Fame organizers will host the third annual Battle of the Bars competition from 6-8 p.m. Friday in the Let’er Buck Room at the Pendleton Round-Up grounds on Southwest Court Avenue, under the grandstand.
Proceeds from the event go to the Pendleton Round-up and Happy Canyon Hall of Fame.
Six local bars will compete for the Best of West title.
Returning competitors will include Wildfire from Wildhorse Resort and Casino, Vigil’s at Cimmiyotti’s, Crabby’s Underground Saloon and two-time defending champions, Hamley’s.
This year the Let’er Buck Room and The Saddle will join the action.
Each establishment will create a signature drink that must contain Pendleton Whisky.
Guests will be able to purchase a drink from whichever establishments they choose and cast their vote for their favorite.
At the end of the event, votes will be tallied and the winning bar will receive a plaque along with bragging rights for the year.
Following the battle, there will be a live auction, dancing with music from Frog Hollow and the bar will stay open for refreshments until 11 p.m.
Dinner will be available for purchase from The Bank & Grill Catering Company.
The event is open to the general public, age 21 and older, with no cover charge to attend.
For more information call 541-379-9740.