HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Make sure you’ve got September 27 on your calendar if you love good chili. This is your chance to try some of the area’s best and learn a thing or two to perfect your own recipe.
The inaugural ‘Mercury Rising Chili Festival’ is Saturday, September 27 in Big Spring Park.
Local teams have registered for the CASI-sanctioned chili cook off, which stands for Chili Appreciation Society International.
Teams will compete in various categories.
The event is a fundraiser for Leadership Huntsville/Madison County, a local non-profit that educates and engages leaders to improve our community.
General admission tickets are available at the gate for $15. An additional $10 will get you a brew pass.
Kids 12 and under are admitted for free.
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