The 2017 Nashville Chili Festival is on Sunday, March 26, 2017, from Noon to 3pm at the Basement East. This event will feature chili tasting, live music, Yazoo brews, a pepper-eating contest, and kids activities. You can either attend the event or be a part of the competition by making your best chili.
Tickets to attend are $20 for general admission or $40 for general admission plus four Yazoo brews. Proceeds benefit Community Shares, a local non-profit.
To enter your chili recipe, it’s $15 for individuals and $50 for businesses. You must make five gallons of your best chili, bring two ladles, and are encouraged to decorate your table! The table, serving cups, spoons, and judges are provided!