Friday, Oct. 14, 2016
6 – 10 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Old Town Lenexa
Santa Fe Trail Drive & Pflumm Road, Lenexa, Kan.
Free samples on Saturday (while supplies last)
Old Town Artisan Crafts Fair will be during Lenexa Chili Fest on Sat 10/15from 9am -9pm hosted by Art Angels and Old Salem Lutheran Church.
A Chili Mecca
About 200 teams compete in the Chili, Salsa and Hot Wing contests. Chili contestants arrive on Friday afternoon to begin setting up their booths. The festivities Friday night include live music and fireworks. The contest begins Saturday at 10 a.m. with free samples for the public (while they last). Awards are typically announced at 4 p.m.
Can you take the heat? Test your eating merit at the Hot Pepper Eating Contest on Saturday, October 15 at 11:00 a.m. Must be 18 or older. Contest entry is free. Event details
Kids 12 and under are invited to join in on the fun at the Lenexa Chili Challenge with the Kids Kornbread Contest. Show your culinary skills by creating the best cornbread in the contest, and be eligible to win great prizes.