Welcome Chili Lovers!
May 6th, 2023 is the 2nd annual San Manuel Chili Cook-Off from Noon to 5pm. The festival features live bands along with food trucks, 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.
May 6th, 2023
12pm – The festivities begin with vendors that may include jewelry, arts, crafts, soaps, t-shirts, games, raffles as well as businesses to name a few. Also, food trucks with a variety of cuisines. Free gate admission & parking.
12pm – TWOFEW a piano-rock band from Phoenix will play.
12:30pm – Chili tasting starts. Coupons will be sold for $10 per person for chili taste-testing and to vote for a ‘peoples choice’.
2pm – Pie eating contest.
2:30pm – Band to be announced
4:30pm – Chili Cook-Off winners are announced. There will be four trophy awards–one winner in each chili category and one overall peoples choice.
5pm – The fair ends.
Schedule will still be updated and is subject to possible changes