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San Manuel Chili Cook-Off

San Manuel Chili Cook-Off

May 6, 2023 Noon - 5pm

The 2nd annual chili & music festival features three live bands along with food stands, beer & wine, vendors, crafts, a pie eating contest, raffles and chili tasting. Free gate admission & parking. Tickets will be sold for chili taste-testing and voting. Chili cook-off t-shirts will also be for sale. Be a cook and get sign-up info here.

Held at San Manuel Airport, 86181 E Avenida de Aviacion, San Manuel, Arizona about an hour drive NE of Tucson.

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Festival Schedule

May 6th, 2023

12pm – The festivities begin with live music, food vendors, beverages, arts, crafts, t-shirts, raffles and more. Free gate admission & parking.
12pm –  TWOFEW a piano-rock band from Phoenix will play.
12pm-5pm – Draft Horse will be selling alcohol (beer & wine). All alcohol needs to stay onsite.
– Chili tasting. Coupons will be sold for $10 per person for chili taste-testing and to vote for a ‘peoples choice’.
Root 77 is a local group and will play traditional & modern country.
2pm –
Pie eating contest.
Dani Hagan performs. Based out of Los Angeles, she has performed at some of LA’s most iconic venues with soulful rock.
– Chili Cook-Off winners are announced. There will be four trophy awards–one winner in each chili category and one peoples choice.
– The fair ends.

Schedule is subject to possible changes

12pm – TWOFEW

A piano-rock band from Phoenix

1:30pm – ROOT 77

Traditional & modern country

3:00pm – Dani Hagan

From Los Angeles with indie rock

Thank You 2023 Chili Cook-Off Sponsors!

Title Sponsor . . .

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Hosted by San Manuel Revitalization Coalition & 2023 title sponsor Simply Bits.