Chili Cookoff presented by Bush’s Chili Beans


November 12, 2020




Downtown Gatlinburg


715 Parkway

Gatlinburg, TN 37738


Toll Free: 1-800-588-1817

Gatlinburg celebrates the fall season with one of its best foodie experiences, the Gatlinburg Chili Cookoff Presented by Bush’s® Chili Beans on Thursday, November 12 from 5 to 8 p.m. Festival-goers enjoy chili samplings from the area’s top restaurants, live musical performances, activities and much more with their ticket purchase to this family-friendly event.

Near the festival’s end, chili vendors battle it out for the coveted People’s Choice, Best Booth Presentation and other categorical awards. Ticket booth entrance points will be located at 705 Parkway and River Road, and open before the event at 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. Children 5 years of age under enter for free.

2019 Chili Vendors:

Anakeesta Sensible Concrete Works
Alvin’s Kitchen Ober Gatlinburg
Bush Brothers & Company Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery
Courtyard by Marriott Gatlinburg Paula Deen Retail Store
Crawdaddy’s Restaurant & Oyster Bar Proof of the Pudding
Delauder’s BBQ Pucker’s Sports Grill
Hilton Garden Inn Gatlinburg Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies
Landshark Bar & Grill Savannah Bee Company
Loco Burro Fresh Mex Cantina Walters State Culinary Arts
Margaritaville Resort Gatlinburg Dolly Parton’s Stampede, Pirates Voyage Dinner Show and Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Feud


Looking for a special event or festival? Gatlinburg is the place to be. Whether you’re looking for arts and crafts shows, special concerts, food festivals, or holiday parades, Gatlinburg hosts a wide range of events in every season. Come join us for exciting celebrations throughout the year!