Save the date! September 16 & 17, 2017
Come to Chilifest for a full weekend celebrating all things spicy! Come on down to Mike’s Maze for a chili cook-off and hot sauce competition, spicy food and local beer and great live music! Taste the hottest peppers from around the world grown right here in Sunderland. Or get a chili pepper tattoo. Check back for the the full schedule of events including music line-up, cooking demos and kids’ activities for this year’s festival. The Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, September 16 will be a battle of the Valley’s best restaurant chefs. We are now accepting entries for the Hot Sauce Competition on Sunday, September 17.
To register for the competition, click here.
Chili Cook-Off tasting will be free and open to festival-goers from 12-3pm on Saturday, September 16. The panel of judges will taste and critique entries at the cooking demo tent at 3:15 pm.
Hot Sauce Competition tasting will be free and open to festival-goers from 12-3pm on Sunday, September 17. The panel of judges will taste and critique entries at the cooking demo tent at 3:15 pm. Prizes will be awarded around 3:45 so plan to be there in case you get lucky!