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Sunshine Regional Chili Cook-Off & Craft Beer Festival

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Sunshine Regional Chili Cook-Off & Craft Beer Festival

Enjoy a day with family and friends at the 23rd Sunshine Regional Chili Cook-Off & Craft Beer Festival to be held on Saturday, February 23 from 12 PM - 5 PM. This year’s event will be our biggest yet with more chili and more craft beer than ever before. Sample the best chili you’ve ever tasted from dozens of competitors for only $5 and grab a craft beer sample pass to try some of Central Florida’s best craft beer offerings. We've got live music from JunoSmile and Diamond Dixie as well as craft vendors and the Kissimmee Utility Authority Kids Zone so the whole family can have a good time. 




The Competition 

The Sunshine Regional Chili Cook-Off is a sanctioned competition by the International Chili Society, offering chili cooks the opportunity to win cash prizes as well an opportunity to qualify for their national competition. Attendees will sample dozens of competition-quality chili and help decide who will win the People's Choice Award and $500 by voting for their favorite. 


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Family-Friendly Festival

Bring the entire family and enjoy live music, craft vendors and the Kids Zone brought to you by ­­­­Kissimmee Utility Authority. Whether you love good food, craft beer, or community fun, this is the perfect event for you.


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Pre-order and Save 

Admission and parking are free, but you will need a ticket to sample chili and craft beer. Pre-order your passes and save on our eventbrite page.


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The Details

WHO: 3,000+ | Fun & family-oriented

WHERE: Kissimmee Lakefront Park | 12 PM – 5 PM

WHEN: Saturday, February 23, 2019

COST: Admission is free, $5 for chili samples, $15 early pricing ($25 the day of)



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