The 19th Annual Texana Chili Spill will be held on Nov.7-9, at Brackenridge Recreation Complex Main Event Center, sponsored by the Lavaca-Navidad River Authority and the Jackson County Go-Texan Committee. To kick off this year’s festivities, there will be a Veterans Ceremony and Appreciation Dinner sponsored by H-E-B at 5 p.m. Nov. 7. The night will conclude with a fireworks display sponsored by Whataburger. All Veterans, family and friends are invited. The cook-off portion of the event starts Nov. 8 with salsa and margarita competitions. Additional events include chef’s choice competition, sausage competition, and the Go-Texan dutch oven dessert cook-off. Cook-off awards start at 9 p.m. at the main stage. On Nov. 9, cook-off competitions start at 9 a.m. a Bloody Mary Competition presented by Tito’s Handmade Vodka followed by beans, Go-Texan jackpot chicken, gumbo, Go-Texan jackpot ribs, chili, and Go-Texan brisket competitions. The Whataburger Jalapeno Eating Contest starts at 6 p.m. at the main stage with cook-off awards and Scholarship Auction to follow. For registration packets or for more information, visit www.texanachilispill.com . Additional activities lined up for Saturday are the Wine/Beer Garden, Kids Que Competition, Kids Zone, Helicopter Rides, and the Texana Market. The Kids Zone will be open from 10 am.-6 p.m. and will include inflatables, a craft zone, face painting, and nature exhibits. Saturday afternoon from 11 a.m.-11 p.m., visit the Wine and Beer Garden, spotlighting local acoustic artists. Taking the stage first from noon-3 p.m. is the Pearlsnaps Band. Followed by Stephanie Ross and Rick Evens from 3- 6 p.m. and Zachary Grant, from 8-11 p.m. Lavaca Bluffs Winery will be on-site from 11 a.m. -10:30 p.m. Beer concessions will be open from 11 a.m. – 10:30 p.m. The Old Stogie Mobile Cigar Lounge will be onsite from 11 am.-10:30 p.m. There will also be several food vendors at the event.
Event admission is $5 per person (3 years and older), per day which gives children and adults access to everything. For more information regarding the event and cook-off competition registration, please call 361-782-5229 or www.texanachilispill.com.
- Starting Thursday, November 7th, 2019, repeated every day until Saturday, November 09, 2019 — all day