Join us for the Boardwalk's Chili Cook-Off! 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!
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 Beach Amphitheater
Try Some Chili!
Boardwalk admission is free! Just purchase Tasting Kits to sample chili from dozens of competitors. Tasting Kits are $10 each and include six (6) taste tickets, spoon, cup, and a People's Choice ballot.
A portion of the proceeds from Tasting Kit sales will benefit Leo's Haven- Santa Cruz County's first inclusive playground.
Awards include plaques, cash prizes, and bragging rights!