May 31st Noon to 6pm

Spilli Chili is an annual Chili Cookoff Festival in Spillimacheen, BC. Join us on Saturday May 31st 2014. from Noon to 6pm.

The Festival is open to everyone from families and friends to Chili aficionados. Anyone can be a guest cook, and anyone can come spend the day with us. The Spilli Chili Cookoff Festival is on the traditional Spillimacheen Festival Grounds, in Spillimacheen, BC. Tickets at the gate: Adults $5 / Children 12 and under FREE. The 2014 Festival will support Columbia Valley food producers, including the beef and ranching community, and local produce and agricultural producers.
jalapeno-peppers-2 The growing local valley artisans market will be bigger and better, and all day entertainment featuring new and well known musician will be performing. We hope you will join us May 31st from Noon to 6pm!

Be a Cook

Join in the fun!

Ready to share your special Chili recipe? We are looking for qualified cooks for our Festival!

Well, we want you! Complete your Cook's Application before May 20th, 2014 and submit it to info@spillichilicookoff.com. All instructions, resources and regulations are in our Cooks Application Package which you will receive after submitting your application.

    Cooks Application


    Complete, and submit your cook's application before May 20th, 2014.


    Full rules and regulations are in our Cook's Application Package, please fill out your Cook's Application to receive a copy.

Be a Vendor

Artisans, and other local vendors are welcome to set up in our second annual Artisan Market.

All you have to do is download our Vendor Application and submit it to us before May 20th, 2014. All Vendor Applications are subject to approval, and Vendors will be required to set up between 8:00am and 10:00am on  the site. Vendors will have designated parking, accessible to their site.

    Our Vendor Application. Please email to info@spillichilicookoff.com


    There is no electrical service on the site. All vendors who require power will be  required to provide their own generators. For the public comfort, only low decibel generators will be permitted.


Get in on some of the action...

Volunteering for the Spilli Chili Cookoff Festival is a dynamic and fun opportunity, and we have positions in almost all areas.

Volunteers are all given FREE access to the event, and a special Volunteer Appreciation Gathering! All volunteers will be rotated through tasks so that you're never bored, and never apart from the action. We require volunteers for Site Work, Parking Control, Ticketing, Sound Techs and Stage Help. If you are interested please contact us at info@spillichilicookoff.com

Rules and Regulations

Just a few reminders.


Absolutely no campfires are allowed, under any circumstances.

Beer Garden

New in 2014 is a full service Beer Garden - please drink responsibly!


Please no dogs on site - this is a Food Festival, thank you!


There is no Camping on-site for 2014.


Any Questions?
pepper-splash Or send your questions to: info@spillichilicookoff.com

Our Thanks To (2014):

  • Coming Soon!

Our Thanks To (2013):

  • Overwaitea - Golden
  • 1876 Confederation Log Homes of the E. Kootenay
  • Columbia Valley Credit Union - Golden
  • Fountain Tire - Golden
  • Off The Wall - Golden
  • Falkins Insurance - Golden
  • Sobeys - Golden
  • Gottler Bros. - Golden
  • Kal Tire - Golden
  • Red Tomato Pies - Golden
  • an anonymous donation