Vendors needed for 2017 Big Bear Chili Cook Off

Vendors needed for Big Bear Chili Cook Off
Vendors needed for Big Bear Chili Cook Off

Big Bear Chili Cook Off Looking for Vendors

Vendors are needed to appear at the Big Bear Chili Cook Off during the annual International Chili Society chili cook-off July 15, 2017 in Big Bear Lake, CA.

Vendors need to sign up by June 15 and provide proof of insurance.

The 2017 Big Bear Old Miners Association International Chili Society sanctioned Chili Cook Off will take place beginning at 10 a.m. and continue until 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 15 at the Bartlett Street Parking Lot in the heart of Big Bear Lake Village

Chili cooker, and merchandise and food vendor applications are available online at

For more information, email to Henry Moreno, chairperson, at or call 760-490-9264.

Admission to the chili cook off is free to all wishing to attend; however, for the chili enthusiast, there is a $5 fee for a tasting kit. The contestants will be preparing Red Chili; Chili Verde and Homemade Salsa for judging.  The chili judging takes place in the afternoon.

On site, there will be numerous vendors offering a wide variety of gift items, food, beer, drinks and souvenirs. Live musical entertainment and other events will be presented on and off-stage. The afternoon ends with the announcement of the chili contest winners.

For constant updates, listen online to KVBB 94.5 FM in the Big Bear Valley. There is an online player at Click on player at the top of the page.