Chili, street vendors, music, water events…there’s something for everyone.
This one day event draws +500 people from all over southeastern Michigan. Visitors (aka “Judges”) gather in downtown Harbor Beach to sample dozens of homemade chili recipes made by local merchants. The Best Chili winner receives the traveling trophy for the year to display proudly and one lucky judge wins the fabulous Harbor Beach chili basket.
In addition to the Chili Cook-Off; the quaint downtown and enjoy street vendors, strolling musicians, homemade pie contest, Arts and Crafts and bake sale on the Murphy Museum Grounds.
Purchase beautiful works of art, pick up unique crafts or just stroll the gorgeous downtown!