Marion County Chili Cookoff coming to Southeastern Livestock Pavilion on Nov 2

The Marion County Chili Cookoff is coming to the Southeastern Livestock Pavilion on Saturday, November 2.

The event kicks off at 10 a.m. at the Southeastern Livestock Pavilion (2232 NE Jacksonville Rd) and will include live music, a Craft Beer Garden and a car show, among other activities. A children’s area will feature games, crafts, and inflatables. The event will go on regardless of weather conditions, so make sure to bring rain gear in case of inclement weather.

The annual event, which is celebrating its 38th installment, is hosted by The Cornerstone School and is one of the largest annual events in the county. According to the school’s website, over 5,000 people are expected to visit.

Local businesses that compete in the chili cookoff will have the chance to win the title of People’s Choice Champion.

For more information, visit the Marion County Chili Cookoff webpage through The Cornerstone School.