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Chili Cook Off Festival / Hoopla Parade

September 23 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Enter to win the grand prize of $1000 for the best chili.  Registration forms available online- chilicookoffofurbana.com.   The Monument Square District organization is sponsoring the 16th Annual Simon Kenton Chili Cook-off festival and Hoopla Parade in Urbana, Ohio on September 23, 2023  from 11 pm – 5 pm.

Join the festivities which will include sampling contestant’s chili, a cornhole tournament, jalapeno eating contest, dunk tank, and the “suck, chew, and blow” contest.

A variety of food and craft vendors will fill the streets, and music fill the air on  this is a day of fun for the entire family!  The event is free, but, there is a fee for entering the competition.

The festival is located in downtown Urbana. Parking is available on side streets as well as church parking lots and public parking a block away.


September 23
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Monument Square
Urbana, OH United States + Google Map
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