16th Annual Chili Festival and Competition Fires Up This Weekend (Nov. 3)

Written by Jamey Singleton. Posted in News

2017 Chili Fest-SPratt-cMONETA - The 16th Annual SML Fall Chili and Craft Festival is Saturday, November 3rd at Bridgewater Plaza next to Hales Ford Bridge - Rt. 122. 

A FREE shuttle service from Trinity Ecumenical Parish, provided by TNT Auto Body Repair & Service Centers, makes parking a breeze. Or come by boat and tie up at one of the many slips available. $7.00 admission gives you access to tasting great chilies in the competition, over 10 teams from returning champs to new challengers, more than 25 different craft vendors.

Gates open at 11:00; Chili Tasting begins at 12 Noon and the awards ceremony (complete with original trophies) takes place at 3:30pm.  Be part of the action as you vote for your favorite chili and the coveted "People’s Choice" award.

For more information on the festival brought to you by the Smith Mountain Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce, go to or call 540-721-1203.

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