Find Out Who Has The Best Chili In Town At The 42nd Annual OB Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off

Who has the best chili in San Diego? We’ll find out at the 42nd Ocean Beach Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off, returning to Ocean Beach June 25th.

Way More Than a Chili Cook-Off!

This event draws 50,000 plus people to Ocean Beach to enjoy the oceanfront chili cook-off competition…and a lot more.

There is an array of food and merchandise vendors, three stages of continuous live music, the Community Mural Project, the Artist Alley featuring local artisans and crafters, and more.

The Chili Cook-Off competition located in Veterans Plaza features 20 tastings in both amateur and restaurant divisions. Chili chefs compete to take home prizes like Best Restaurant Chili, Best Amateur Chili, Judge’s Choice and People’s Choice.

Chili tastings will begin at 11AM and concludes when contestants run out of samples, typically around 1PM.

Beachside Beer Garden

The Beachside Beer Garden will be rockin’ all day for guests 21+ looking to enjoy an ice-cold brew with an ocean view. It will be right next to the main stage with live music from 11AM to 8PM.

Three Stages of Continuous Live Music

There will be three stages of nonstop music throughout the day at the Annual OB Street Fair. Music genres will include acoustic, rock, blues, alternative, Americana, and more. The audiences will be entertained by musicians from everywhere – including right here in our own backyard. Check the music lineup here.

Artists Alley

Peruse handmade items from local and regional artists and crafters in this special section. Enjoy shopping for artists’ handcrafted and unique items along with their entertaining art demonstrations at Artist Alley!

Kids Fun Zone

The Kids Fun Zone at the Annual Ocean Beach Street Fair will be tons of fun for the whole family! The Kids Fun Zone is located in the parking lot adjacent to US Bank near the corner of Newport Avenue and Sunset Cliffs Boulevard.

Rock & Roll San Diego

Rock & Roll San Diego will return for the Annual Ocean Beach Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off to reprise their experiential music booth. Channel your inner rock star and learn how to play a song in just 15 minutes!

Community Mural

Join in the fun and paint a square of the Community Mural. Children and adults of all ages are welcome in creating these masterpieces! The squares sell out very quickly, so come early to buy your space. Squares are $20. You will receive a palette of paint along with your square.

Parking and Trolley Services

Parking available at Sun Runner parking lot located on Sea World Drive at Pacific Coast Highway. Trolley services will run from 9:30AM to 9PM from parking lot to two drop off locations in Ocean Beach.

To make your plans and get all of the details, visit here.

See you there, San Diego!

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Event Details
  • Start Date
    June 25, 2022 10:00 am
  • End Date
    June 25, 2022 8:00 pm
  • Status
    All done
  • Location
  • Venue
    • Ocean Beach
  • Address
    4800 - 5000 Newport Ave
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