ANNUAL CHILI COOK-OFF & CAR/CYCLE SHOW
The annual Chili Cook-Off and Car/Cycle Show is held along a ½ mile stretch of Magnolia Avenue from Van Buren Blvd. to Jackson Street in Arlington Village. The crowd of chili and car/cycle enthusiast continues to grow year-after-year; generating an economic impact of over $225K. With the event being a thrilling success in Arlington, community members from across the Inland Empire voted the Chili Cook-off & Car/Cycle Show Reader’s Choice Best Awards – Top 3 Best Community Event.
Over 100 car and motorcycle enthusiasts came to display their classic cars and cycles along the Magnolia Ave in Arlington Village. Attendees come from all over Southern California to view these beautifully restored vehicles, a highlight of the event.
Chili lovers are able to sample delicious Chili simmering from the International Chili Society, restaurants, and community members. Those participating in the cook-off were awarded for their savory chili with cash prizes totaling $8,426. Awarded prizes also include Little Miss Chili Pepper and Little Mr. Hot Sauce, an event for the kids of the community to participate in.