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Virginia Chili, Blues n' Brews Festival

Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 at 3:00pm

Lumos Plaza
Waynesboro, VA 22980

Join us for the 12th Virginia Chili Blues ‘n Brews Festival – an evening of chili tasting, amazing blues, artisans and exhibitors and micro and mega brews in Waynesboro, Va.

Chili

We’re itchin’ to give away more than $2,000 in prize money for the best in our Peoples’ Choice cook-off.  We anticipate nearly 3,000 attendees, which equals a perfect opportunity (and audience) to show off your chili skills! Pro or amateur, we’ve gotcha covered! Free Chili tasting with ticket (while it lasts…once it’s gone…it’s gone).

Chili Cookoff

The event name says it all … well … almost. This isn’t some cutesy little chili cook-off…we’re shelling out $1,000 to 1st Place, $500 to 2nd Place, and $500 to 3rd Place. With over $2,000 in prize money to be won…there’s no reason folks should keep Grandma’s spicy chili recipe to themselves … it’s on!

We anticipate nearly 3,000 attendees, which equals a perfect opportunity (and audience) to show off your chili skills! Pro or amateur, we’ve gotcha covered!

So dust off your grandmas recipe, or conjure up a recipe that would make grandma do the two-step, either way you can’t beat these odds!

People’S Choice Awards
1st Place ($1,000)
2nd Place ($500)
3rd Place ($500)

Best “Spicy Spirit” Tent
$250 Prize

Most “Eco-Friendly” Chili
$250 Prize

All winners receive plaque or trophy.

Blues

Mix chili with a large helping of amazing music … including Big Bill Morganfield, Chris Duarte, Linwood Taylor and Jon Spear Band.

After the years of amazing blues talent, you’d think we’d want to slow things down, and get nice n’ comfortable…but you should know us better than that by now. This year we’ve got an amazing line-up including locally brewed favorites …

Big Bill Morganfield
Chris Duarte
Linwood Taylor
Jon Spear Band

Brews

What better way to top off the festival than with an assortment of carefully selected brews. You’ll understand why we include “Brews” in the name.

Gates open: 2:30pm

Tickets:

General Admission Advance: $10.00
Bronco VIP (Reserved Seating/Express Beverage): $50.00
Stallion VIP (Reserved Seating/Meal/Express Beverage/Personal Waitstaff/Artist Meet N Greet): $65.00

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