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Q. What is The Great Chili Cook Off?

The Great Chili Cook Off is an annual event that's all about the Chili!  We host over 75 individuals and local restaurants competing to see who has the best chili in town. Along with the competition, we will also have games, wacky contests, a kidz zone, and live music from a dozen bands inside and outside. This is a PHREE phamily/neighborhood phriendly event!

Q. When is The Great Chili Cook Off?

The Great Chili Cookoff is always held the second Sunday in October. This years date is Sunday, October 12, 2014. The Chili Cookoff takes place outside at Phoenix Hill Tavern from 12 - 8pm.

Q. Where is The Great Chili Cook Off located?

The Great Chili Cook Off is always located at the beautiful & historic Phoenix Hill Tavern. We are located at 644 Baxter Ave. Louisville, KY 40204 (click here for a map!)

Q. How do I register For The Great Chili Cook Off?

Registration can be completed by mail or online. Look for the 'Registration' tab at the top of the page or click here to visit the online registration page!

Q. Where do I enter The Great Chili Cook Off?

This is a Phree Event, you can enter through the front door of Phoenix Hill Tavern or any one of the numerous outdoor gates.

Q. Will there be measures to handle severe weather?

In the event of severe weather all guests will be required to move inside The Phoenix Hill Tavern until the threat passes.

Q. Is there a dress code?

Shoes & shirts are required, of course. Comfortable, casual, weather-approprate clothing is recommended.

Q. Will the inside of PHT be open during the event?

Yes! Several full service bars will be avaliable, along with live bands performing inside during the event!

Q. Can I bring phood & beverages to the event?

No phood or beverages are allowed in (or out) of the gates! Bags, strollers, etc may be subject to inspection.

Q. Can I purchase beer, liquor by the drink, and/or soft beverages at the event?

Yes! Our full service bars will be open, both inside and outside the venue.

Q. What is the minimum age allowed into the event?

This is a phamilies welcome event! People of all ages may attend. Children must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at all times.

Q. What if it rains?

The Great Chili Cook Off will go on rain or shine!