Welcome to the 24th Annual Great Rotary Chili Cookoff & Beerfest

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Benefiting many local charities, the Chili Cookoff returns to:


2086 Newpark Mall in Newark (map)
main parking lot between Macy’s and Sears

Saturday September 12th from 11:00 AM till 5:00 PM

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Live Music: There will be live music featuring The California Cowboys. The Cowboys have appeared on concert billings with such country favorites as Alabama, The Judds, Dwight Yoakam, Merle Haggard, Ronnie Milsap, George Jones, Joe Diffe, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, The Bellamy Brothers, Pam Tillis, Travis Tritt, Doug Stone, Alan Jackson, George Strait, and many other country stars.

Great Food & Drink: More than 20 varieties of Chili, great food and plenty of cold drinks including Beer, Wine and Margaritas. There will be snacks and activities for kids. It’s fun for the whole family!

Get Involved: Become a Sponsor, Volunteer, Vendor, or Chili Maker! There’s plenty of opportunity to help us raise much needed funds for our local charities. Check out the Sponsor and Participate links above to find out more on how you can help.


$8 per person advance registration

$10 at the gateBooklet Includes: Six tasting tickets, one voting ticket and lots of coupons.

Advance Ticket Sales will be coming online shortly! Check back soon.

Advance purchase booklet will be picked up at the Will-Call booth on day of the event