Chili - Cook Off - Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk | Kids Out and About San Francisco

Chili - Cook Off - Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

*The event has already taken place on this date: Sat, 10/22/2022
Bring your appetite and join the fun as both professional and amateur chefs work their culinary magic and compete for the title of Best Chili! Boardwalk admission is free! Just purchase a Tasting Kit to sample chili from dozens of competitors. Tasting Kits are $12 each and include six (6) taste tickets, spoon, cup, and a People’s Choice ballot.

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Cook-Off Schedule

  • 9am-10am: Chef’s prep (no heat)
  • 10am-1pm: Chili cook time
  • 10am: Tasting Kits go on sale
  • 1pm: Public tasting begins
  • 4pm: Winners announced at the Colonnade Stage (beachside of Neptune’s Kingdom)

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400 Beach Street
Santa Curz, CA, 95060
United States


(831) 423-5590
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9:00am - 4:00pm PST


All Ages Adults & kids together Adults without kids