39th Annual Malibu Chili Cook-off

Fri Sep 3, 2021
Various times
All ages
$15 per day; $55 for a four-day pass, Children 5 and younger: free with ticketed adult

After a year's hiatus, the Malibu Chili Cook-Off returns in 2021. If your family really loves chili (or you just like a night off from making dinner!), this fest is for you.

The Malibu Chili Cook-Off, a much-loved Malibu Labor Day Weekend community tradition, continues this year with the Boys & Girls Club of Malibu at the helm. 

As in previous years, attendees can expect live music, carnival rides, and great variety of food, drinks, and unique artisan vendors. And, of course, lots and lots of chili!

Local pros do their thing at the Skateboard Mini-Ramp; guests can show-off their tricks, and learn from coaches!  The inaugural Johnny Strange Legacy Skate Competition is held Sunday at 3pm.

Event hours:  

Friday 4pm - 10pm
Saturday and Sunday 1pm - 10pm
Monday 1pm - 8pm

Please note that tickets will not be sold on site; tickets must be purchased online in advance.

All proceeds from the Chili Cook-off benefit The Boys & Girls Club of Malibu.

Parking is $20 via cash only. Ride share is HIGHLY suggested due to limited parking. Ride Share Drop off location: Malibu Library, 23525 Civic Center Way, Malibu, CA 90265

In alignment with current guidelines, all visitors who are not fully vaccinated (14 days following the last required dose) are required to wear a mask. All attendees are encouraged to wear masks, social distance, and be mindful of best hygiene practices.


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