2012 Chili Fests and Cookoffs around Denver
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Sept 8 & 9: Chili Fest
Sat 11 am to 4 pm, Sun 10 am to 3pm
Nick’s Garden Center,
2001 . Chambers Rd, Aurora 80014
- sample gourmet & award-winning recipes made with different chile varieties
- free quesadillas .. try out different varieties of chiles
- learn all about chiles, how to peel, seed, and pack for freezing
Sat, Sept 8: Town of Superior 12th Annual Chili Fest
3 pm to 7 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.
Sunday, Sept 9: 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
At The Lake House in Evergreen – Directions
Benefit for Firefighters
Arts, Music & chili cookoff
Saturday, Sept 15: Denver Chili Fest
noon to 4:00 pm @ Lulu’s Farm in Brighton
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 21-23: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.
City Park, Denver
10 am to 5 pm
photo gallery from Chipotle festival
Chipotle’s second year festival featuring local foods and farmers and education on Chipotle’s organic, sustainable food production methods.