The Festival | Buellton Wine and Chili Festival
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ABOUT THE WINE & CHILI FESTIVAL

The 2020 Buellton Wine & Chili Festival will take place on Sunday, March 15th from 12 – 4:30 p.m.! Come sample from over 30 wineries and craft breweries, and 25+ chili and salsa cooks at the beautiful Flying Flags RV Resort! entertainment by the Dusty Jugs / The Rincons and The VineYard Byrds!

The Chili & Salsa Cook Off is a Community Challenge and open to all local businesses and residents! Want to compete against the best and show everyone that you make the best chili or salsa? Then join us! Tell your friends and family to register for the cook off and see if they what it takes to be a chili champion!

Hot Chili Ticket (General Admission for 21+) $50 -  The Hot Chili Ticket is for all guests 21 and over. It includes a souvenir wine glass, unlimited wine, craft beer and chili tasting, live entertainment and more! Play some bocce ball, table tennis, and cornhole!

Mild Chili Ticket (Guest 13-20 years old) are $15 - The Mild Chili Ticket is for all guests that are Under 21. It includes unlimited samples of chili and salsa BUT NO ALCOHOL. 

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?

Jump on the Brew Bus can give you a ride to and from the event for just $25! Pickups will be in Santa Barbara, Goleta, Santa Maria and Lompoc.

Santa Barbara pickup: Figueroa Mountain Brewing (137 Anacapa St.) at 10:30 a.m.;

Goleta pickup: M Special Brewing Co. in Goleta (Building C, 6860 Cortona Dr.) at 11 a.m.;

Santa Maria pickup: Figueroa Mountain Brewing in Santa Maria (560 E Betteravia Road #B) at 10:30 a.m.

Lompoc pickup: Solvang Brewing Co. in Lompoc (241 N H St.) at 11:15 a.m.

NO WALK UP TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT BUS DEPARTURE. TICKET MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE!

THERE IS NO ON-SITE PARKING FOR THE BUELLTON WINE AND CHILI FESTIVAL. Please park at Pea Soup Andersen’s Restaurant located at 376 Avenue of of the Flags, Buellton. It is a short walk to Flying Flags RV Resort. For handicap guests, we will have designated stalls near the front entry inside of Flying Flags RV Resort.

Tickets at the door will be $60 for Hot Chili Ticket (General Admission for 21+), and $25 for Mild Chili Ticket (Guests Under 21). No exceptions. Chili and salsa available while supplies last.

Cheers!

Entertainment

Live entertainment by The Dusty Jugs/The Rincons and The VineYard Byrds

Dusty Jugs/The Rincons
The Dusty Jugs/The Rincons
They've been together for eight years. The Dusty Jugz play regularly at the Maverick Saloon in Santa Ynez and The Palms in Carpinteria. Our country music runs from traditional George Jones, Johnny Cash to Brooks and Dunn.

The Vineyard Birds
The Vineyard Birds
Raised in the SYV and Celebrating decades of friendship and musical collaboration, The VineYard Byrds enjoy bringing their organic interpretations of diverse and beloved hits to folks of all ages!

 

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