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46th Annual Thousand Oaks Chili Cook-Off, Car Show & Craft Brew Festival

May 07, 2023 View Website

Held from 12–5pm (11:00 am entry for VIP tix), this all-day, family-friendly extravaganza will be held at Conejo Creek Park North at Janss Rd & Hwy 23 in Thousand Oaks. There will be over 40 chili tasting booths – and included with general admission is FREE unlimited Chili Tasting (until the chili runs out). And, returning once more is the wildly popular Craft Brew Festival – an event within an event with a multitude of participating breweries. As always, there will be a Classic & Custom Car Show in several style and vintage categories. There will be plenty of FREE music on three lively stages, and when you’re not sampling the chili, you can visit the myriad of 15+ food trucks and beverage booths. And be sure to find your way to the FREE Kids Zone.

The Chili Cook-Off is proudly presented by the Rotary Club of Thousand Oaks with 100% of the net proceeds going to local charities.  Day of event General Admission is $25, VIP is $40, with kids 10 and under getting in for FREE. Or for $75 you’ll get all the fun of the Cook-Off plus exclusive admission to the Craft Brew Festival, and the top ticket package for VIP/Chili/Craft Brew tickets goes for $100. Tickets for all levels are available in advance, along with other valuable information at our event website Parking is $5.00 at the event site, with FREE parking and shuttle from the Conejo Creek Equestrian Center on Avenida de Las Flores.

Sample the chili, enjoy the variety of food, try some craft beers, take in the music, hang out in the Kids Zone – just bring the whole family!

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