Annual Bryson City Chili Cook Off

Categories: Events & Festivals, Fall Events & Festivals


  • Competition open to anyone
  • Sample chilis from mild to white in red, white and veggie recipes
  • Family friendly event
  • Many prizes and awards given
  • $5.00 admission


Sample chili from some of the best cooks in the area in 3 categories: red, white and veggie.  And don't miss the homemade dessert table after you're done tasting! It's a festive event with live entertainment, decorated booths and costumed cooks.  Cast a vote for your favorite chili to win People's Choice Award! 
*Location is subject to change each year so please visit our event calendar for up to date information.

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Contact Info
(800) 867.9246
35.4304360, -83.4469410
Great Smoky Mountain Railroad
Fry Street
Bryson City, NC 28713
Bryson City
Swain County