Harmony Square in downtown Brantford is once again the wonderful setting for the 9th Annual Chili Willy Cook Off and Family Skate, on Sunday, February 28, 2016. Who will have the best chili in town this year? Taste test over 15 different chilis and vote for your favourite. Admission to this years’ Chili Willy tasting is $5.00 per person with two registration booths to reduce the lineup! A fun-filled event for all families and friends to enjoy the warmth of delectable chili prepared by fellow community members and local businesses taking place from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
New teams compete with past years’ teams offering their own specialized recipes and toppings which always adds to the fun in trying the creations of the competitors. Participants vote for their favourite chili along with many other awards such as People's Choice, Mayor's Choice, For the Love of Chili, Best Display, and Kick Back Awards. Proceeds raised from this event go toward free programming at Harmony Square in Downtown Brantford. Click here to view the City of Brantford website for Harmony Square programming
During the Chili Willy event, free skating for the whole family is available from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the Harmony Square ice rink. In need of ice skates? Contact Brantford Parks and Recreation at 519 756-1500 for skate exchange information or go directly to Parks and Rec at 1 Sherwood Drive between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday to try a pair on.
To support the growth of the Chili Willy Cook Off, Dalhousie Street between Market Street and Queen Street will be closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, February 28, 2016.
Harmony Square in partnership with Strodes BBQ & Deli and Brantford Parks and Recreation present the 9th annual Chili Cook Off and family skate.