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Smoke on the Water Chili Cook off

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Smoke on the Water Chili Cook off

The annual Smoke on the Water Chili Cookoff celebrates its 19th season with dozens of the nation’s top chili cooks competing to see who has the best red, green and home-style chili and salsa. Winners move on to compete at the World’s Championship. The event includes kids’ activities, frozen t-shirt and hot pepper eating contests, local food vendors and live music!  Samples begin at approximately 11:30am and last until they run out. We recommend arriving early to get your fill!  Chili Cookoff judging and awards run until approximately 5pm.  Proceeds benefit HospiceCare. To register to cook, visit chilicookoff.com.

Shoenbaum Stage Lineup:

  • 11am                The Andy Shaw Band
  • 12:15pm           The Change
  • 1:30pm             The Sea, The Sea
  • 2:15pm             Beggar’s Clan

Sponsored by Spriggs Distributing Company

Music stage sponsor: Suddenlink

Location: Haddad Riverfront Park, 600 Kanawha Blvd. E.

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