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Event Name:
Pueblo Chile and Frijoles Festival

Event Type(s):
Food Festival


The annual Chile & Frijoles Festival, held each year the third weekend after Labor Day, is Pueblo’s harvest celebration. The festival is hosted by the Greater Pueblo Chamber of Commerce.

Every year, thousands pay homage to Pueblo’s best-loved crop: green chilies, particularly Pueblo Chile.

The event features live entertainment, street vendors, cooking competitions, and chilies, chilies, chilies! Held downtown along Union Avenue, the festival draws Pueblo residents as well as people from across the state and around the nation.

→ Chili & Salsa Showdown
→ Culinary Arts Demonstrations
→ Chihuahuas on Parade
→ Jalapeno Eating Contest
→ Frijoles Spitting Contest
→ 6 Entertainment stages with 50 local bands
→ 180 Street Vendors line the festival footprint
→ Fireworks Display Friday and Saturday Evening
→ Farmers Market, Local Dining & Shopping, & More!

Event Date:
9/25/2020 - 9/27/2020

Event Time:
Check website for times

Union Avenue Historic District
Pueblo, CO

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