Wrightwood’s annual Chili Cook-Off and Salsa festivities will be held Saturday, October 14, 2023, from 11–3 pm. Festivities will take place at the Wrightwood Community Building and Parking Lot, 1275 Hwy 2, off Park Drive.
The day’s activities will include chili sampling, a jalapeño eating contest, DJ music, Chili Billies for sale by the Chamber, merchandise vendors, and a beer garden. Chili tasting begins at Noon until it’s gone. Chili tasting kits can be purchased at the Chamber booth for $10 beginning at 11 a.m. It’s recommended to come early to avoid missing out on the chili-tasting event. Awards will be presented at 2 p.m. to the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and People’s Choice winners. There is no charge to enter the jalapeño eating contest. The contest will be held at 1:30 p.m. for the first ten people to enter and sign a waiver. The Wrightwood Chamber of Commerce hosts the Chili Cook-off. During the Chili and Salsa Cook-Off events, walk over to Park Drive and enjoy the Jeep Rally starting at 9 a.m.