2016 …. upcoming events for chile lovers & foodies
2016 Chili Fests and Cookoffs around Denver
I teach green chile classes from August to October. If you are interested in holding a class, please email me at Anita@denvergreenchili.com.
The Ultimate Taste Treat for Chile Lovers
Sept 10, noon to 6 pm at Lulu’s Farm in Brighton
Recipe Contest – $100 prizes
Sample Hatch Mild to Dynamite – a dozen chiles cooked up in quesadillas
Music, entertainment, fun for the whole family
Sat-Sun, Aug 20-21: Winter Park Flamethrowers Chili Fest & Colo State Cookoff
Flamethrowers Chili Fest on Saturday is the District ICS competition.
Colorado State Cookoff is the ICS state competition.
Sat, Sept 10: Town of Superior 12th Annual Chili Fest
2 pm to 6 pm
Superior Community Park
1350 Coalton Rd map
Cookoffs for red chili, green chili, salsa, and guacamole
International Chili Society sanctioned competition. Winners go on to World Championship Cookoff.
Sept 10 & 11: Nick’s Garden Center Chili Fest
Sat 10 am to 4 pm, Sun 11 am to 3pm
!! This year Nick’s has a Green Chili Cookoff. Bring your green chili or green chili stew at 1pm Saturday for a chance to win $150, $100, or $50 cash prizes. Send email to firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know you plan to enter.
Nick’s Garden Center,
2001 . Chambers Rd, Aurora 80014
Saturday, Sept 10: Big Chili Cookoff in Evergreen
10:30 am to 6:00 pm
$15 at the door, $13.50 online
Order tickets here – scroll down to bottom of page
Benefit for Firefighters
Arts, Music & chili cookoff
Saturday, Sept 19: Denver Chili Fest
10 am to 6:00 pm @ Lulu’s Farm in Brighton
Benefit for Food Bank of the Rockies – Suggested donation $5 or 2 cans food
The Champion Chili Dog Costume Contest
Fabulous music – The Crispy Nelson Band!
Enter Recipe Contest – $100 prizes, samples for public
Chile Education Station – free quesadillas, sample different chiles
Lots of samples – chile verde, salsas, appetizers, hot sauces, more
Sept 23-25:Loaf ‘N Jug Chile & Frijoles Festival
Fri, 3 pm to 11 pm
Sat, 10 am to 11 pm
Sun, 10 am to 6 pm
$2/person, children under 12 free
A celebration of the Mirasol chile harvest, this festival features farms selling chiles and produce, food, and artisans and craftsmen. Attendance is over 100,000.