Join us at the Buellton Wine and Chili Festival!!!
Join us at the 2019 Buellton Wine & Chili Festival on Sunday, March 17th! Sample from over 30 wineries and craft breweries! Over 25 chili and salsa cooks at the beautiful Flying Flags RV Resort in Buellton from 12 - 4:30 p.m.!
We’re bringing the heat to St. Patty’s Day!
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!
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 General Admission ticket purchase!
Mild Chili Ticket (Guest 13-20 years old) are $20. The Mild Chili Ticket includes unlimited samples of chili and salsa BUT NO 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 NO 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.
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! PICKUPS WILL BE IN SANTA BARBARA, GOLETA, SANTA MARIA AND LOMPOC.
Santa Barbara pickup will be at Figueroa Mountain Brewing (137 Anacapa St.) at 10:30 a.m.; M Special Brewing Co. in Goleta (Building C, 6860 Cortona Dr.) at 11 a.m.; Figueroa Mountain Brewing in Santa Maria (560 E Betteravia Road #B) at 10:30 a.m.; and Solvang Brewing Co. in Lompoc (241 N H St.) at 11:15 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. Chili and salsa available while supplies last.
- Contestant Application and Rules
- Chili Fest Sponsorship Form
- Vendor Booth Application
- Winery Participation Form
- Volunteer Form
- Media Pass Application
EntertainmentLive entertainment by The Rincons and Noble Grizwald
Formed initially by four friends with nothing better to do, Noble Grizwald spans a wide sonic range from upbeat indie a la Vampire Weekend, to psychedelic journeys akin to Pink Floyd, with roots in straight up country and folk in the great American tradition of the Nashville and Southern scenes.
Based out of Ventura, CA, Noble Grizwald is currently in the studio preparing to release a three track EP this Winter. Their single, “She Said, Pt. 2” is available now on Spotify and other various streaming platforms.
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