24th Annual Fire on the Mountain Chili Cook Off
, is a stunning backdrop for the 24th Annual, Fire on the Mountain Chili Cookoff
. This exciting event is a showdown of some of the finest culinary artists, specializing in all things chili pepper
The cookoff is set to start sizzling Friday, July 10 thru Saturday, July 11, 2015
. Organized by the International Chili Society, members from all over the world gather to compete for coveted titles, trophies and over $10,000 in cash and other fantastic prizes. With categories including Chili Verde
, Red Chili
with meat variations, Salsa
, and Home-style Chili--this fierce competition is enough to make mouths water and tummies rumble.
If cooking up a chili storm is not your forte, don't fret, there are plenty of other entertaining things to do for attendees of all ages. Both days from 10 am - 7 pm, lies the perfect opportunity to enjoy the Craft Fair in the Village Plaza
, featuring loads of crafts and other unique items. This is an excellent opportunity to shop for some personal treasures, or even get a jump start on the gift giving season. Can anyone say Christmas in July
Throughout the village, games keep the energy flowing while live music fills the air; competing only with the dizzying smell of delicious food. This year performances by Rasta Rafiki
, Fat Daddy Blues Band
, and Sunny Ledford are sure to keep toes tapping and spirits on high. The sound of laughter among friends and family, echoing through the village make this event a memorable, must attend, each and every year.
Hosted in the heart of Snowshoe Mountain Resort
, in the Allegheny Mountains of beautiful West Virginia
, a chili cookoff generating this much fervor has never felt so relaxing. The mountain exudes tranquility while simultaneously littered with shops, cafes
, and services; serving as a reminder that being in the mountains doesn't have to equate to sacrificing creature comforts.
Snowshoe WV may be best known for its winter activities
, but don't let the lack of snow in the summer months fool you. With miles of trails for mountain biking
, hiking, and general sight-seeing, there is plenty to do for the outdoor adventurist. It is also the home of Raven Golf Club, a golf course designed by none other than Gary Player
, one of the greatest golfers in the history of the sport. Snowshoe also boasts an impressive list of venues for weddings and other special events.