Chili Fest, Boulder Valley Beer Fest & 5K Race

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Saturday, September 7, 2019
2:00 - 6:00 pm
Community Park, 1350 Coalton Road

Come get your chili on! Back for the 19th year, Chili Fest will feature free chili samples by local restaurants and community cooks. For the third year, Boulder Valley Rotary is hosting their annual Beer Fest fundraiser and the Superior Chamber is hosting a 5k run to get you ready for chili and beer!


The north side of COALTON ROAD WILL BE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC! We encourage attendees to walk or ride their bikes. Vehicle parking will be available at the corner of McCaslin Blvd. and Coalton Rd. in the free lot and a free shuttle will be running every 15 minutes from the parking area to Community Park. Vendors will be allowed to park along Rock Creek.

Click here for a parking map: MAP

Quick Facts!

  • Admission is FREE
  • 5k Race Starts at 8am, come back with your bib for a discount on Beer Fest ticket
  • Kids Carnival sponsored by Avista Adventist Hospital and located in the Chili Competition area
  • Chili Samples are free. Purchase a reusable cup for unlimited chili tasting for $5
  • Event T-shirt available for $5
  • Boulder Valley Beer Fest will be on the baseball field and include over 20 brewers, live music and a Kids Zone.
  • Great music by Funk Knuff and Strange Americans
  • DJ K-Nee will be entertaining festival goers

Chili Competition

CALLING ALL CHILI COOKS- ONLY 2 SPOTS LEFT! New this year, Superior will be hosting a community chili competition! Anything goes this year in the three chili categories: Homestyle, Red and Green, and we will be offering 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes in each category. Plus, if you participate in the community tasting in addition to judging, you will receive a $50 Costco gift card to help with expenses. Click this link for the details: Chili Cook-Off Rules and Information.

Please email Registration is first-come-first-served and based on who is willing to bring chili for the public to taste test (details described in the info packet above).

Please note, there is a separate and coinciding competition for restaurants at this event, so if you are representing a restaurant or organization that serves the public (school, retirement community, etc.) you may join the People’s Choice Competition (there are 3 spots left!). Please email the Chamber of Commerce at

Vendor Booths

The Superior Chamber of Commerce is coordinating the community vendor booths. Walk around the event with chili and beer visiting local vendors that want to meet you! Booths are full, but contact the Chamber to be put on the waiting list at

Boulder Valley Beer Fest

Back again this year, the Boulder Valley Rotary Club will be hosting the 6th annual Boulder Valley Beer Fest at Chili Fest! The Beer Fest will feature over 20 breweries offering a wide variety of outstanding beers and ciders. General Admission to the beer fest includes an attractive souvenir mug and unlimited beer sampling. For more information or to buy tickets to the Beer Fest, please visit their website:

Superior Chamber and Finish the Fight 5k

The Superior Chamber of Commerce and Finish the Fight 5k bring you a fun 5k run/walk! Bring friends, family, strollers and/or dogs on leashes for this loop through Superior parks at 8:00 am (NEW TIME! NEW TIME!). $5 of every entry fee will be donated to the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life Event. To register, visit

Volunteers Wanted

We need lots of hands to make this huge event run successfully. If you are interested in volunteering please register at  We need help in several areas:  Set up and Break Down, Keep It Clean Team, Chili Judges, Bike Corral, Information Booth, Ticket Sales and brand new this year we need help on stage with our bands. 


Enjoy original music by local musicians! This year, Funk Knuff will be opening at 2:00 pm and Strange Americans to begin at 4:00 pm!

New this year, Avista Adventist Hospital is sponsoring a Kids Carnival!