Downtown Chili Showdown

Sample some of the best chili Charlottesville has

to offer while sipping on local brews

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The Downtown Chili Showdown features homegrown cooks and professional chefs competing for crowd favorite and judges’ choice awards. Red Shoe Cville co-hosts, benefiting 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.