Celebrate the kickoff of Gatlinburg’s Winter Magic at the 34th Chili Cookoff presented by Bush’s Chili Beans. Enjoy homemade chili ranging fin flavors sure to delight your taste buds, Gatlinburg hosts this annual event on Thursday, November 9th from 5 to 8 PM at the new location in the Shade Tree Parking lot (120 Airport Road). Festivalgoers will enjoy free, live entertainment offered throughout the event.
On The Border, The Ultimate Eagles Tribute Band, has been announced as entertainment for event starting at 6:00pm on Thursday, November 9th.
Tickets will be required for entry to 2023 Gatlinburg Chili Cook-Off and are available on a first come, first serve basis. Buy Tickets Here!
Tickets are limited so be sure to purchase tickets in advance.
There will be no refunds for this event.
VIP tickets are $50 per person for early entry beginning at 4 p.m. This will get you in to the International Chili Society Cookoff and get to experience some of the best chili around.
Early Access tickets are $30 per person for early entry for the Chili Cookoff at 5:00pm
General Admission tickets are $20 per person beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Ages 5 & up must have a ticket for entry. Under 5 are free, but will not be given a spoon for sampling.