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Delicious Chili & Brewfest

An event so good we had to call it delicious.

The inaugural Queen Mary Delicious Chili & Brewfest will take place on Sunday, Sept. 1 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Queen Mary's Waterfront Events Park.

This celebration of food and beer boasts the best of local breweries and a cluster of chili chefs including On the Road Chili with 2012 World Open Chili Champion Clark McGee and the Gearjammers with Robert Dyer who won the International Chili Society World Championship for green chile in 2003, live entertainment and Kid's Country - where fun for the kiddos include an obstacle course, bounce house, yard games, a face painter and much more. Special appearances by the LA Kings Ice Crew (website) and the LA Galaxy Star Squad (website).

Some of the delicious breweries that will be on hand: Sam Adams, Angel City, Sierra Nevada, Lagunitas, The Dudes, Heretic, Firestone, Ballast Point, Deschutes, Beachwood BBQ, Rock Bottom, Valiant Brewing, Ninkas Brewing, Stone Brewing, Oskar Blues, Eel River, Bear Republic, Smog City and The Bruery.

Tickets start at just $10.


  • General Admission (12+) $10 online/$15 at the door
  • Child Admission (ages 5-11) $5 online/$5 at the door
  • Children under five are free
  • VIP Admission (12+) $39 online/$45 at the door
    • VIP early admission 11 a.m., a souvenir mug, 5 tasting tickets access to VIP Lounge
  • Parking - $10/VIP $15
  • Tasting Tickets
    • 1 Delicious Dollar - $2
    • 5 Delicious Dollars - $10
    • 10 Delicious Dollars -$20
  • Beer Tickets
    • $10 wristband for 5 tastings (not available online)
PLEASE NOTE: The following is a list posted of prohibited items for this event: instruments, knives/weapons etc., outside food & beverage (we will allow one sealed bottled water per guest upon entry), camelpacks, tents, flags, chairs, video cameras, audio recording devices, bota bags, professional cameras, stuffed animals, pets, drugs & drug paraphernalia, colors and patches. No refunds or exchanges.

Chili Competitors

Do you think you have the best chili in town? Prove it.

Enter our first-annual chili cookoff, sanctioned by the International Chili Society for a chance to win $3,400 in cash and prizes as well as an automatic qualification for the 2014 World's Championship Chili Cookoff.

Entrants will be judged in the following categories:
Red Chili ($35 entry fee)
Chili Verde ($25 entry fee)
Salsa ($15 entry fee)
Homestyle ($25 entry fee)
People's Choice ($25 entry fee)

If you Bring 10+ gallons of Chili (2 per category) all fees will be waived.

All entrants will receive (1) 10x10 space, water access and (4) team wristbands.

Click here to fill out our Chili Cookoff Application and then follow the payment instructions.

Good luck!

Aug. 15, 2013

Ticket Info/Help:

Event Info:
(562) 499-1771