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Smoke on the Water Chili Cookoff

Family Fun, Music and Other Events

The annual Smoke on the Water Chili Cookoff celebrates its 21st anniversary 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, ice cold beer 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

Music on Schoenbaum Stage:

  • 11am   David McGuire & Walter DeBarr
  • 12:15pm    Ghost Fleet
  • 1:30pm    Megan Wren
  • 2:15pm    Sroungehound

Event Sponsors: Summit Community Bank, Pioneer West Virginia Federal Credit Union, Digital Relativity, Jackson Kelly PLLC, Julie Sears, Sam’s Uptown Café, Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company, Capitol Beverage Company

Music stage presented by West Virginia Paving

Click here to register as a chili cook!



Jun 22 11:00am to 4:00pm

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