First Saturday: Tailgate Party & Chili Challenge

02/04/2017 11:00 am - 02/04/2017 4:00 pm
Overlook Park
113-131 S Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

Bundle up the kids, throw on your favorite team colors and truck on down to Ridgefield for a tailgate party extravaganza!

11:00 Tailgate Festivities @ Overlook Park

  • Farmer’s Market & Sports-Related Vendors
  • Flag football games – all ages can participate.
  • Cornhole contest
  • Facepainting by Ridgefield Art Association
  • DJ will provide entertainment and music.
  • Outdoor Beer Garden by 3Peaks Public House
  • Food vendors featuring Steakburger

Noon – 2nd Annual Community Chili Challenge @ Overlook Park
Tasting and voting from Noon-1:00PM

Professional Competition: Anyone who can prepare chili in a commercial kitchen is eligible to participate. Public tasting will determine the winner!

Amateur Competition: Anyone is eligible who can bring a pot of chili. Winners will be determined by a panel of judges. CASH PRIZES for first and second place:  $25 entry fee; $250 grand prize; $100 second prize.

1:00 – Winners Announcement and Celebration

Football Scavenger Hunt: Find football team mascots at participating merchants around town and win prizes!

Anyone who attends wearing their favorite team colors will be entered in a prize drawing!
For more information about participating in the chili challenge contact City Hall or Laurie Lanza, Sage Organics, at