Beach 'n Chili Fest

September 23-25, 2022
Burroughs & Chapin Pavilion Place

Eat or Compete as the Beach 'n Chili Fest Returns This Fall for their 55th Annual World Championship Chili Cook-off

The 2022 Beach 'n Chili Fest will feature three full days of entertainment, including a Shelby Car Show, a beer garden, live stage entertainment, demonstrations, and, oh yeah, the world’s best chili! In fact, hundreds of flavors and recipes for it! The 55th Annual World Championship Cook-off, presented by Bush’s Beans, is the centerpiece of the Beach 'n Chili Fest. Gate admission is free. Tasting and VIP Lounge tickets are available.

Compete in the Beach 'n Chili Fest


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Beach 'n Chili Fest 2022 Information

Where to Stay, Play and Eat


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Chili Cook-off Community Challenge

Chili Cook-off Firehouse Challenge

Chili Cook-off Tasting

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About the International Chili Society
Since 1967, the International Chili Society (ICS) has been bringing people together over one of America's greatest culinary creations. ICS sanctions more than 100 events a year nationwide with one mission – to continuously improve chili while raising money for charities and nonprofits. More than $100 million has been raised for charities by the chili arena since ICS was started. To celebrate each year’s pro-chili season, ICS holds a World Chili Championship Cook-off (WCCC) and crowns World Champions. To see previous winners, click here.