For almost a decade, the Lexington County Blowfish and Old Mill Brewpub have collaboratively hosted the Lexington County Chili Cookout, an event designed to delight chili enthusiasts while supporting charitable causes.
The Lexington County Chili Cookout invites attendees to sample a variety of chili recipes presented by over 25 cook teams from the community. Participants have the chance to vote for their favorite chili, and all proceeds from the event go towards the Town of Lexington Police Foundation and other charitable organizations in Lexington County.
- Date: February 18
- Time: Noon to 5 p.m.
- Location: Icehouse Amphitheater in downtown Lexington
In addition to the chili tasting, the event features live musical entertainment throughout the day, with bands and performers taking the stage.
- Advance tickets for adults: $12 (plus tax) – Purchase Here
- Tickets on the day of the event for adults: $15 (plus tax)
- Child tickets (12 and under) at the event: $5 each
Additional food and beverages will be available for purchase at the event.
“We provide the spoons; you provide the appetite!” exclaimed John Clinger, owner of Old Mill Brewpub and founder of the chili cookoff. “This is a great family event in the Town of Lexington you won’t want to miss, so be sure to bring your friends and an appetite for great-tasting chili!”
For chili enthusiasts and those looking to support local charities, the 10th Annual Lexington County Chili Cookoff promises a day of delicious samples and lively entertainment in downtown Lexington.
Photo by the Lexington County Blowfish