Join us at the Buellton Wine and Chili Festival!!!
Welcome to the 5th annual Buellton Wine and Chili Festival (and Craft Beer) at the beautiful Flying Flags RV Resort on Sunday, March 18th from 12 - 4:30 p.m.! Sample from over 25 wineries, craft breweries and spirits, and some of the best local chefs, and restaurants, competing to take home prizes for the best chili and homemade salsa in Santa Ynez Valley. General Admission tickets get you unlimited wine and chili samples all day!
This year the chili cook off is a Community Challenge and open to all local businesses and residents! Want to compete against the best and show everyone that you make the best chili or salsa? Then join us! Tell your friends and family to register for the cook off and see if they what it takes to be a chili champion! Registration available here.
Hot Chili Ticket (General Admission for 21+) $45. The Hot Chili Ticket includes a souvenir wine glass, unlimited wine and chili tasting, live entertainment and more for guests 21 and over! Play some bocce ball, horse shoes, table tennis, mega sized beer pong and cornhole! Craft breweries and spirits will also be on site, and are included with your GeneralAdmission ticket purchase!
Mild Chili Ticket (Guest 13-20 years old) are $20. The Mild Chili Ticket includes unlimited samples of chili and salsa BUT NOT ALCOHOL. This ticket for guests who are ages 13 to 20 years old.
Chili Verde Ticket (Children 12 and under) $10. The Chile Verde Ticket includes unlimited samples of chili and salsa BUT NOT ALCOHOL. This ticket is for guests who are ages 12 and under.
Looking for safe transportation to the Buellton Wine and Chili Festival? Jump on the Brew Bus can give you a ride to and from the event for just $25! Pickups will be in Santa Barbara, Santa Maria and Lompoc.
UPDATE TO BUS TRANSPORTATION! TIMES HAVE CHANGED, SEE BELOW.
Santa Barbara pickup will be at Figueroa Mountain Brewery in Santa Barbara (137 Anacapa St.) at 10 a.m.; M Special Brewing Co. in Goleta (Building C, 6860 Cortona Dr, Goleta, CA 93117) at 10:30 a.m.; and Solvang Brewing Co. in Lompoc (241 N H St., Lompoc, CA 93436) at 11:30 a.m.
NO WALK UP TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT BUS DEPARTURE. TICKET MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE!
THERE IS NO ON-SITE PARKING FOR THE BUELLTON WINE AND CHILI FESTIVAL. PLEASE PARK AT PEA SOUP ANDERSEN’S AT 51 E. HWY 246, BUELLTON. It is a short three-minute walk from the parking lot to Flying Flags RV Resort. For handicap guests, we will have designated stalls near the front entry inside of Flying Flags RV Resort.Tickets at the door will be $55 for Hot Chili Ticket (General Admission for 21+), and $25 for Mild Chili Ticket (Guests 13-20 years old), and $15 for Chili Verde Ticket (Children 12 and under). No exceptions.
- Contestant Application and Rules
- Chili Fest Sponsorship Form
- Vendor Booth Application
- Winery Participation Form
- Volunteer Form
- Media Pass Application
EntertainmentLive Entertainment by the Dusty Jugz and the Bryan Titus Trio!
Buellton Upcoming Events
SATURDAY MAY 5TH 2018
RIVER VIEW PARK