23rd Annual Chili Cook Off


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  • Karen Wilmot


  • 226 Everett Street
    Bryson City NC 28713


Looking for a way to “heat up” your Bryson City getaway? Then make your plans now to attend the 23rd Annual Bryson City Chili Cook Off! Sample chilis ranging from mild to wild and in red, white, and vegetarian recipes. Enjoy a festival atmosphere with decorated booths, live music, handcrafted arts and yummy homemade desserts. And don’t forget to cast your vote for the coveted People’s Choice Award given at the end of the day. Bring your appetite and see you there!

Admission: $5 for adults, $3 10 and under

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35° 25' 48.7194" / Longitude: -83° 26' 48.4794"


226 Everett Street Bryson City NC 28713

Special Directions:

Take I-40 West to exit 27 then follow US 74W to Bryson City. Take exit 67/Veteran’s Boulevard then right onto Main Street. At the light take a left onto Everett Street and go through the next light. Look for the depot and the festival on Frye Street on the right.

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