Nothing smells quite as good as a fresh batch of chili cooking on the oven! Big Bear Lake hosts the Big Bear Chili Cook Off each year, showcasing dozens of local chefs competing for the top spot of the best chili in Southern California. Attendees are able to taste all the different kinds of chili available and vote on their favorites. The Big Bear Chili Cook Off is an ICS Sanctioned Chili World Qualifier Competition, so you know you will be getting some of the best chili around. Chefs will be judged by professionals and attendees for various prizes, including cash. Not only will there be fresh chili, but also craft beer and wine, live bands, a kids’ play area, and various arts and crafts hosted by local vendors.
This Year’s Chili Cook Off
This year’s Chili Cook Off will take place on Saturday July 14th at the Bartlett Events Area from 11:00am to 7:00pm. That is eight hours of amazing chili; you’re guaranteed to not leave hungry! This annual event is free to the public with no tickets or passes needed for entry. Over 40 chefs are expected to participate in the 2018 event. Local artists Born Country, The Blue Henry’s, and I See Hawks in L.A. are scheduled to showcase the music lineup. Loosen up that belt buckle and get ready for the Big Bear Lake Chili Cook Off.
Booking with Big Bear Cabins
Contact our rental experts today to help you find the perfect vacation cabin in Big Bear Lake. We will put you near all of the area’s exciting events and attractions, including the Big Bear Lake Chili Cook Off. You will be just a short drive away from all of these exciting activities that will make sure your trip is unforgettable. Plan your next Big Bear Lake vacation getaway today!