News | 13th Annual Riverside Chili Cook-Off & Car/Cycle Show

March 25, 2015




Come one, come all! The Arlington Business Partnership (ABP) and businesses of the Arlington Business Improvement District (BID) are thrilled to present the 13th Annual Chili Cook-Off & Car/Cycle Show in Riverside’s historic Arlington Village on Saturday, May 23, 2015 from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM.This year’s cook-off will feature the International Chili Society’s California State Chili Championships in which winners will advance to the World Championship Chili Cook-off to determine the best of the best in the chili world.

Join us all day for some amazing fun in the sun, exciting sounds of live music, delicious foods, and a wide variety of street vendors and classic cars. The Chili Cook-Off & Car/Cycle Show is a free, family friendly event offering tons of activities for children and adults alike. Adults are sure to enjoy their visit with a choice of two beer gardens featuring a selection of beers from Riverside based Anheuser-Busch and local micro-breweries. Our domestic beer garden will also highlight a notable wine from a local winery. Younger attendees can explore the Kid’s Zone which includes a petting zoo, jumpers, crafts, rock climbing, games, water wars, and so much more! While in Arlington, be sure to enjoy the unique shops and restaurants!

Last year the Chili Cook-Off & Car/Cycle Show showcased 107 business, 170 cars/cycles, and 34 chili/salsa cooks. Come and be a part of the fun! The Arlington Business Partnership is actively seeking vendor applications and registrations for car/cycle and chili cooks. Event sponsorship and volunteer opportunities are also available. All forms can be downloaded from our website at and are due by April 17, 2015.

For more information on the Chili Cook-Off & Car/Cycle Show or the Arlington Business Partnership call 951.509.1100 or visit