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.


2011 Chilli’n on the Avenue

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Chili Charity Run

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Chili’n on the Avenue

Save the DATE for Chili’n on the Avenue 2011

July 23, 2011, 11am-5pm

North Avenue between 68th-71st Street

Chili’n is a HOT event with a bit of a CHILL! This  event is an invitation to amateurs and professionals to go head to head in Milwaukee’s only Nationally Sanctioned CASI Chili Competition.

We are still in the planning process, so more details to come.  Interested in being on the planning committee?  Contact

Chili’n 2011 Planning Meeting

Interested in helping plan Chili’n 2011? Please be sure to attend this upcoming informational meeting.

Chili’n 2011 Planning Meeting

Wednesday, October 27 at 6pm

Cranky Al’s

We are looking for volunteers to join the events committee to plan and execute a successful event in 2011.


  • Recap of 2010
  • Goals for 2011
  • Committee structure
  • Volunteer sign up
  • Next Steps

Please RSVP by Monday, October 22 to