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Chili’n on the Avenue – 2013

chilin-on-the-avenue-2013Are you ready to Chill?

Straight off the heels of a successful Gran Prix, the East Tosa Alliance is proud to announce the 4th annual Chili’n on the Avenue. Chili’n on the Avenue is a nationally sanctioned chili cook off taking place on North Avenue in East Tosa, Saturday, September 14th, at 11:00 am.  The Chili’n Street Festival will bring entertainment, music, vendors, a specialty kids area and, of course, chili, all while enjoying and discovering our vibrant and diverse buinesses of East Tosa. Proceeds from this event are used to promote East Tosa as a shopping and dining destination as well as attract new businesses to the area.

Thanks in advance for your support! And get ready to chill out!!


2013 Chilin VendorForm


Weed Out & Menomonee River Clean-Up Oct. 29

Please join the Friends of Hart Park Foundation for their Fall 2011 Weed Out and Menomonee River Clean-Up. The Friends of Hart Park is a non-profit organization whose goal is to promote the preservation of Hart Park. Please visit our web site at for further information about The Friends of Hart Park. The event will take place Saturday, October 29th, 2011 from 9am- noon. We are looking for volunteers to help with pulling weeds and cleaning up along the Menomonee River at Hart Park. We will be meeting outside the Park Office at Hart Park at 9am. We will be supplying bags. Please bring gloves, sheers and any supplies that you think will be beneficial for the clean-up. Please email if you plan on attending

Juniper 61 presents East Town Get Down

Join us at Juniper 61 for the East Town Get Down Held in the parking lot of juniper61, this event features live music from local bands including Big Falls, Charles Walker Band, Brother Louie, The 57s and Battlesnakez. Food, DJs, raffle prizes, activities for the kids and more will be served up from 1pm until 8pm. Part of the proceeds will benefit the East Tosa Alliance. New to the festival this year is a community bike ride beginning at 11am. Team Extreme and members of the Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin will be on hand to perform safety checks beginning at 10:30am and the first 120 riders will receive a gift bag!

Chili’n 2012

Save the date!  Chili’n 2012 is scheduled for July 21, so start honing in on your chili cooking skills to see if you can unseat our current chili champions!

Will Trial by Fire be judged a winner? Will Dos Sombreros give out black eyes rather than sport them?  Will Leapin’ Cheeseheads take the top price for showmanship?

These questions and many more will be answered at Chili’n 2012, so mark your calendars!

Chili cook-off pre-registration is available until July 13, 2012.  See Registration form for details.
*Cook-off spots are limited, so pre-registration is recommended.

Event Schedule   |   Saturday, July 21, 2012 • 11 AM – 5PM

11:00AM -Street Festival Opens

11:30AM – John Stano

1:00PM – Chili Judging Begins

1:30PM – Saturday Night Preachers

3:15PM – Chili Winner Announcement

3:30PM – Paul Cebar and Tomorrow Sound

Below are a few participating vendors in the kids area. We have a great line up planned, stop on by and check out the action.

2012 Chiliʼn On The Avenue Sponsorship Opportunities

It is not too late to sign up to be a sponsor of this event. Check out the different sponsorship levels and packages available today!

Volunteers Needed!

If you would like to volunteer for this event, please fill out the Volunteer Registration form by Sunday, July 1st.

Forms can be submitted to Ladd Family @ 2505 N 72nd Street (mailbox at front door) or  We appreciate your support.


East Town Get Down

Juniper 61 is hosting the East Town Get Down featuring food, drink and live music on August 20 from 1pm-8pm.

Juniper 61 | 6030 W. North Avenue| Wauwatosa