What’s Cooking at The Chili Cook Off

This year the event is May 1 2022 from 12pm – 5pm (VIP 11am – 12pm). Now in our 45th year, the 2022 Chili Cook-Off & Craft Brew Festival is poised to be the “best ever” with craft breweries, awesome classic cars, gourmet food trucks, and more fun for the whole family. Treat your taste buds to some of the best chili anywhere at this International Chili Society sanctioned event. All proceeds benefit local charities, including the Westminster free clinic, Conejo Valley Reading is Fundamental, Dreamcatcher Park, K9s for Warriors, and Make a Wish Foundation – just to name a few.

With two stages of incredible live music, tricked-out dream cars, and a Kid Fun Zone, it’s a blast for the whole family. Lineup: We are featuring a variety of local bands to showcase their talents.

FREE Kid Zone featuring bounce house, obstacle course, giant slide, face painting and water balloon toss!

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Enter the Chili Cook Off

Calling All Chili Cooks!

Are you a “seasoned” pro? Or a first-timer looking to wow the crowds with your favorite recipe? Register here to compete for glory and prizes. Winners may be eligible to qualify for the ICS World Championship. See competition form for details.

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Craft Beers

Featuring Local Favorites and Future Legends

Our Craft Beer garden is the place to be for the true connoisseur. With many of our local favorites and a fine selection of national names, brewers flock to indulge the taste buds at this event. Sign up today for your chance to put your beer in front of over 2000 attendees.

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The Chili Cook Off Car Show

The best place to see some of the finest rides in Southern California. This car show is a must for any fan of our legendary car culture. From film and tv, street cruisers, classic muscle, to modern classics this show has it all.

Participate In The Car Show

If you want your ride out to see and be seen, sign up today.

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Thank You to Our Sponsors!

The Thousand Oaks Rotary is incredibly grateful for the generous support of the following sponsors. Your support makes this event, and the local causes we sustain through this event possible.