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Chili Challenge

chili challenge logo with chili pot in backgroundBoy handing chiliChili Team standing by bannerWoman serving chiliTwo men by a chili bannerFireworksHot pepper eating contest

Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, 6 to 10 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Old Town Lenexa, Santa Fe Trail Drive & Pflumm Road

  • Free admission
  • Free samples on Saturday, while supplies last

About 200 teams compete in our chili, salsa and hot wings contests in hopes of taking home the Grand Champion prize. Teams host private parties on Friday night and give out samples to everyone on Saturday.

Activities include musical entertainment both days, fireworks on Friday night, the Kids Kornbread Contest and Hot Pepper Eating Contest on Saturday.


I Like Lenexa iconEarn points for checking in via the I Like Lenexa App during the Lenexa Chili Challenge.

Event Sponsors

Sponsorship opportunities

Presenting

KCMO Talk Radio
103.7 FM and 710 AM
Williams Foods

Major

Central States Beverage Company

Platinum

B.F. Ascher

CoreFirst Bank & Trust

Costco

GMET Communications, 
a Cricket Wireless authorized dealer

James Hardie Siding and Trim

Leaf Filter

Massage Envy

Renewal by Andersen

Olathe Ford Lincoln

Thermal King Windows

 

 

Gold

Mainstreet Credit Union 

Pizzeria Locale

Teague Electric


Contact Information and Cancellations

Lindsay Hart, 913.477.7130, lhart@lenexa.com

To stay notified of event cancellations, call our notification line at 913.477.7170.