We are “Bringing the Heat to St. Paddy’s Day” on Sunday, March 17th! We will have over 35 wineries, craft breweries, seltzers, ciders and spirit companies on site at Flying Flags RV Resort & Campground from 12 - 4:30 p.m.
We also have over 25 chili and salsa cooks that you can sample from any of the chili and salsa cooks on hand, and vote for your favorites!
Live entertainment by Chickenbone Slim, DJ FIU and traditional Irish Dancers! The Wine and Chili Festival also features bocce ball, and a great selection of merchandise and food.
Buellton Wine and Chili Festival 2024!
You get to sample from 30+ wineries, craft breweries, seltzers, ciders and spirit companies AND you also get to sample chili and salsa from over 20 cooks!
There will also be a wide variety of merchants and food vendors on site! Live entertainment by Chickenbone Slim, DJ FIU and traditional Irish Dancers!
This event is located at the majestic Flying Flags RV Resort and next door to Sideways Inn! Make it a weekend and stay at one of these locations, or one of the many accommodations throughout Buellton! Click to make your reservation now!
Hot Chili Ticket (General Admission for 21+) $65 - The Hot Chili Ticket includes a souvenir wine glass, unlimited wine tasting, live entertainment and more for guests 21 and over! Craft breweries, seltzers, ciders and spirit companies will also be on site, and are included with your General Admission ticket purchase! Plus you get all the chili and salsa your heart desires!
Tickets include all alcohol for guests over 21.
Mild Chili Ticket $25 - NO ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION. This ticket is for guests who are 20 and under. This includes all the chili and salsa your heart desires!
Food from the food trucks can be purchased on site.
Children 6 and under are FREE.
Where does the money go?
Proceeds from the Buellton Wine & Chili Festival have been able to donate to and sponsor the programs below on behalf of the Buellton Chamber of Commerce.
- College Scholarships for high school students
- Safe & Sober Grad Night
- PTSA for Buellton schools
- Boy Scouts Pack 42 and 007
- Vandenberg Air Force Base Quarterly Awards
- Breakfast with Santa
- Chamber member programs
LOOKING FOR SAFE TRANSPORTATION TO THE
BUELLTON WINE AND CHILI FESTIVAL?
Looking for safe transportation to the Buellton Wine and Chili Festival? Jump on the Brew Bus can give you a ride to and from the event! Pickups will be in Santa Barbara, Goleta, Santa Maria and Lompoc. Shuttle tickets are $20 (to and from event).
Bus Transportation Pickups / Drop-off locations include:
Santa Barbara: Figueroa Mountain Brewing (137 Anacapa St.) at 10:30 a.m.
Goleta: University Plaza Shopping Center in Goleta at 11 a.m.
Lompoc: Solvang Brewing Co. in Lompoc (241 N H St.) at 11:15 a.m.
Santa Maria: Old Figueroa Mountain Brewing location in Santa Maria (560 E Betteravia Road #B) at 10:30 a.m.
THE BUS WILL LEAVE AFTER THE EVENT IS OVER AND RETURN YOU TO YOUR DESIGNATED DROP OFF LOCATION. NO WALK UP TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT BUS DEPARTURE. TICKET MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE!
ATTN GUEST: THERE IS NO PARKING ON SITE BUT THERE IS DESIGNATED PARKING AT PEA SOUP ANDERSENS LOCATED AT 376 AVE OF THE FLAGS IN BUELLTON. PARKING SIGNAGE WILL BE VISIBLE. IT IS A SHORT WALK TO FLYING FLAGS FROM THERE.
Tickets at the door will be $70 for Hot Chili Ticket, and $30 for Mild Chili Ticket. No exceptions. Chili and salsa while supplies last.
Flying Flags RV Resort!
Entertainment by Chickenbone Slim, DJ FIU and the Firedance Irish Dancers
Chickenbone Slim and the Biscuits performed over 120 shows in 2022, And will perform over 150 in 2023, including performances in Europe and the United States. With a large setlist of predominantly original music, the band also performs Roots Rock, Blues and Americana!
Chickenbone Slim won the 2022 San Diego Music Award Best Blues / Jazz Album, and were a first round Grammy Nominee and Blues Blast Awards nominee. Their newest album, “Damn Good and Ready,” was released in August of last year.
Firedance Irish Dancers
Immerse yourself in the captivating world of Irish dance with FIREDANCE! Our performances showcase the intricate footwork, graceful movements, and vibrant energy that define Irish dance, accompanied by the soul-stirring melodies of traditional Irish music. Led by world champion Alanna Callaghan, FIREDANCE infuses every step with the spirit of Ireland's cultural heritage, where tradition meets innovation, in a true celebration of rhythms. From Ojai to Santa Ynez, our classes offer enthusiasts the chance to master this timeless art. Visit us at IrishDance805.com.
DJ F.I.U. has been a DJ for over 20 years starting at the age 12. He is an official onewaydjs.com DJ and and has played all over California and Nevada from weddings to night clubs and everything in between. For booking visit onewaydjs.com