Capital Chili Cookoff

International Chili Society Sanctioned Chili Cook-Off & DMV Beer Festival

This is an ICS sanctioned chili cook-off to decide who will represent DC in the World Chili Cook-off Championship at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nevada, October 20-22. This event includes unlimited tastings of the best beers DMV breweries have to offer.



Admission Includes

UNLIMITED beer samples from the best local breweries in DC, MARYLAND, and VIRGINIA.

Free chili samples from the best chili cooks in the region with the opportunity to vote for the winner in the all important “People’s Choice” category.


2 Options For Entry

General Admission – 3:00pm – 6:00pm
VIP Admission 2:00pm – 6:00pm



Live music from some of the best DC area cover bands will keep the party going.

Sample breweries include DC Brau, 3 Stars, Atlas, Right Proper, Old Ox Brewery, Flying Dog, Burley Oak, RAR, Union, Manor Hill, Brewer’s Art, and many more…

Including multiple limited release beers.


Located at DC’s Best Outdoor Venue

The Bullpen at Half Street Fairgrounds…Steps from Navy Yard Metro and Nationals Park.


Purchase Tickets

Must be 21 or older, no exceptions.

No re-entry.

Admission is limited and will sell out in advance.

No Refunds.



Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 3:00 pm


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2017-08-19 15:00:00 2017-08-19 18:00:00 America/New_York Capital Chili Cookoff n/a

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