New Smyrna Beach Chili Cook-Off

Mild, hot, medium or spicy, come taste different styles of chili at the New Smyrna Beach Chili Cook-Off, Saturday, October 16th, 2021 from Noon to 5pm, on Flagler Avenue! You’ll be able to sample different style of chili’s from host locations on Flagler Avenue. During the event, tasters can vote for their favorite Chili and the winning creators will receive the “Best at the Beach” awards.

Like other food challenges on Flagler Avenue in New Smyrna Beach, the NSB Chili Cook-Off guests use their tasting passports and spoons, to visit the host sites and taste a their creatively prepared chili! Pre-registration tasting passports are $15 and can be picked up at the corner of Cooper Street and Flagler Avenue on the day of the event. A LIMITED NUMBER of Chili Cook-Off Passports will be for purchase starting at 11:30am with CASH ONLY on the day of the event, at the “Welcome Tent”. This tent is located on the corner of S.Cooper and Flagler Avenue. We strongly suggest pre-ordering your passport now on Eventbrite as WE WILL SELL OUT! By your tickets at

Parking is plentiful throughout the Flagler Avenue arts-entertainment-shopping district on pocket parking lots, side streets and lots behind many of the businesses.

PS: If you enjoy CRAFT BEER with your chili, then you can purchase tickets to the NSB Florida Beer Tour by going to This event takes place at the same time as the Chili Cook-Off!

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