Sunday, August 4, 2019
NEW MEXICO STATE CHILI COOK OFF CHAMPIONSHIP
15TH ANNUAL CALENDAR CAR SHOW
11 am – 5 pm
FREE FAMILY-FRIENDLY EVENT
Join us at Route 66 Casino Hotel for a weekend of cool cars and hot chili! The best chili cooks in the state will face off for the Southwest Regional Chili Cook Off.
Top winners will qualify for a spot in the International Chili Society World Championship, so you’ll be tasting the best from the country’s best chili cooks! The 53rd ICS World Championship Chili Cook-off© is one of the most famous cooking competitions on the planet and takes place September 6 – 8, 2019 in Ankeny, Iowa.
FOR THE FOODIES:
All foodies will want to pick up a tasting kit for only $5.00. Proceeds from the tasting kits will benefit the Pueblo of Laguna Senior Olympics.
The weekend’s chili cook-off festivities also include the 15th Annual Calendar Car show featuring more than 250 classic cars, hot rods, motorcycles and custom cars. This free event also takes places on Saturday and Sunday, August 3 – 4, 2019. Tasty treats and refreshing beverages will be available for purchase as well as one-of-a-kind Route 66 themed-items from the award-winning Route 66 Gift Shop. Guests 21+ will be able to enter the beer garden under the tent beginning at 11 am. Cruise the car show from 11 am – 5 pm each day.
Chili awards New Mexico State Chili Championship will take place at approximately 4 pm.
Car show awards for the 15th Annual Car Show Calendar will take place at 5pm.
Experience this epic weekend of live music, cool cars and World Championship cooking competition only at Route 66 Casino Hotel.
Get Your Kicks!