2015 Denver Chili Fest

Free to the public: Tasting, Entertainment, Cooking Demos …

Food Bank of the Rockies

Help feed the hungry in our community

Savor the aroma of roasting chiles wafting through the crowd while you enjoy the music, entertainment, and gourmet samples. We start roasting at 6 am & will sell over 500 bushels … all day long! Picking up chiles?

Check out our schedule here – you won’t want to miss:

green chile roaster

We’re roasting chiles all day long!

  • Win a Traeger grill or 25 other prizes! Here’s how to win.
  • Cooking demos – 4 recipes from chile expert Heather Blake+ samples!
  • Free quesadillas … your choice of 8 varieties of chiles
  • Southwestern, hot & spicy food from over 30 vendors
  • Beer, wine & margaritas + intoxicating smoothies
  • Green Chili Cookoff / Recipe Contest – $100 1st prize!
  • Dog Costume Contest – free! Bring your dolled-up dog – 1st, 2nd, & 3rd prizes
  • Music, world-class juggling, more!

6 Hot Firefighters from the Colorado Firefighter Calendar – ALL DAY LONG! Get your photo taken with these hunks! And take home a calendar.


Recipe Contest!

A chance to show off your best recipes & win prizes! We have only 1 category this year: Green Chili

Recipe Contest Winners

Recipe Contest Winners!


Entries for best Green Chili