What’s Cooking at The Chili Cook Off

This year the event is May 5th, 2024 from 12-5pm with the VIP Hour from 11am to 12pm. Now in our 47th year, the 2043 Chili Cook Off, Craft Brew Festival & Classic Car Show is poised to be our “BEST EVER” with authentic craft breweries…
International Chili Society sanctioned event.

100% of our PROFITS go to benefit local charities that are providing services to our Conejo Valley community. We are ran by 100% VOLUNTEERS. Our expenses are the lowest of any fundraiser fo this size ran in Ventura and Los Angeles County due to the amazing volunteers that work all day to put on this AMAZING historic community event. We donated $100,000 in 2023 to local charities from this event!

This year we will have 2 stages of LIVE music, where we try to find the best local musicians to showcase their talents. The BEST Car Show in Ventura County with classic to unique to cars from movies! A FREE Kid Zone featuring bounce houses, obstacle courses, giant slide, face painting and more activities!

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Enter the Chili Cook Off

Calling All Chili Cooks!

Are you a “seasoned” pro? Or a first-timer looking to wow the crowds with your favorite recipe? Register here to compete for glory and prizes. Winners may be eligible to qualify for the ICS World Championship. See competition form for details.

Craft Beers

Featuring Local Favorites and Future Legends

Our Craft Beer garden is the place to be for the true connoisseur. With many of our local favorites and a fine selection of national names, brewers flock to indulge the taste buds at this event. Sign up today for your chance to put your beer in front of over 2000 attendees.

The Chili Cook Off Car Show

The best place to see some of the finest rides in Southern California. This car show is a must for any fan of our legendary car culture. From film and tv, street cruisers, classic muscle, to modern classics this show has it all.

Participate In The Car Show

If you want your ride out to see and be seen, sign up today.

Thank You to Our 2023 Sponsors!

The Thousand Oaks Rotary is incredibly grateful for the generous support of the following sponsors. Your support makes this event, and the local causes we sustain through this event possible.