The Annual Downtown Chili Cook Off is a Spicy Option in Fuquay Family Events

Chili Cook off South Lakes

For the 15th consecutive Fall season, the annual Downtown Chili Cook Of, presented by the Fuquay Varina Downtown Revitalization Association (FVDA) will take place just a few minutes from your family’s new home at the South Lakes neighborhood, giving you a spicy taste of the community spirit that the town prides itself on, while you enjoy the most delicious of all Fuquay Family Events on the calendar.

Starting at 11:00 a.m. and running until 3:00 p.m., and taking place as many of the great Fuquay Family Events do, right in the center of downtown on Depot Street next to The Mill (146 South Main Street). This long-standing tradition among Fuquay Family Events is anticipating more than 20 local businesses, residents, and other groups will be vying for wards in several categories based upon their tasty entries. You, as the public will also be doing some judging, in selecting the prestigious “People’s Choice” award, while a panel of judges will decide the first, second, and third place winners from a blind taste test and winners receive cash prizes at

To get involved in the chili tasting, residents can pay just $10 for a “Tasting Ticket” to the Fuquay Chili Cook Off, which allows them to sample as many or all the entrant’s submissions as well as cast a vote for the “People’s Choice.” Depending on availability, there may still be eligibility to enter and be a contestant at the most delicious of all Fuquay Family Events, and try and win some of these prizes, testing your own homemade chili against what is sure to be a tough field of contestants at the Fuquay Chili Cook Off.

For more details on this years’ Fuquay Chili Cook Off, including Tasting Ticket information, entry forms, a full schedule of the day’s events and much more, visit the FVDA’s website at