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- $12 for admission for two ($24 value)
- $24 for admission for four ($48 value)
On October 5, from noon to 5 p.m., Harley-Davidson Milwaukee hosts a massive chili cook-off, featuring more than 80 types of chili. Vendors such as Jimmy Luv, GLD, and Spirit Hill Farms provide complimentary samples for everyone, while big-top tents scattered throughout the fair host a pumpkin patch, games for kids, caramel apples and cider, and live musical performances. Visitors can cast their vote for the People's Choice best chili, an award that will be handed out at the end of the festival along with the Critic's Choice for best chili and the Best Booth award. Proceeds benefit the 2013 Milwaukee Marine Corps Ball.
Milwaukee Harley-Davidson's 9th Annual Chili Cook-Off
Milwaukee Harley-Davidson's Annual Chili Cook-Off gathers more than 80 types of chili with a bundle of fall activities for a day of family fun. The chili recipes come from diverse sources, with big vendors such as Jimmy Luv or Spirit Hill Farms giving out free samples of their spicy stews, while home cooks bring 4 gallon vats of their secret family recipe to share. Vendors also set up their booths with fun decorations and interactive activities. Visitors vote on which chili and booth they enjoyed the most, granting awards to the top vendor in each category at the end of the show. In addition to chili-tasting, guests can also visit big tents which hold pumpkin patches, kids games, and tasty treats like caramel apples. The festival also features a steady of stream of live musical acts on its stage.