Downtown Chili Showdown

Homegrown and professional chefs compete for crowd and judges’ choice awards.


Saturday, April 15
11am-4pm at the Main Street Arena


The Downtown Chili Showdown features homegrown cooks and professional chefs competing for crowd favorite and judges’ choice awards. In addition, Red Shoe Cville will host the 3rd annual Brew Ha Ha! supplying a plethora of local beers to pair with your chili to raise money for the Ronald McDonald House of Charlottesville. Bring your appetites, because we will have many local restaurants and incredible cooks vying for your votes for People’s Chili Champion.