Calling all Cooks! Chili Fest to Heat Up Hudson, October 11!

As the air gets crisp and the leaves begin to turn we start to get a wisp of the delicious smell of ……. Chili!!!

The Hudson Valley Bounty’s Chili Contest is back and we are on the look out for contestants that want to vie for the grand prize of $500 for best public voted chili recipe. Do you think you have what it takes?

On Saturday, October 11th from 12-4pm, the Hudson Valley Bounty Chili Contest returns to the Henry Hudson Waterfront Park in Hudson, NY, and we want YOU to come join us as a contestant. If you have ever been told that your chili recipe is the best around, come and see if you could be the $500 first prize, $350 second prize or $150 third prizewinner.

There is even a $100 prize for the best table decoration. With so many ways to win why wouldn’t you want to enter!

Click here for the contest rules and entry form and dust off that recipe and enter for your chance to win!!

Upcoming Events

2014 Chili Contest Entry Form, Cook & Win

$20.00
Date: 
Sat, 10/11/2014 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Entries submitted before Sept. 26th will receive a $10 discount applied at checkout.

$20.00

2014 Chili Contest Admission Ticket, Come & Judge

$5.00
Date: 
Sat, 10/11/2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

The Hudson Valley Bounty Chili contest has heated up Columbus Day Weekend for the past 7 years, and this year is no different. This Saturday, October 11th from noon until 4pm, chili lovers and talented chili chefs will join together in a tent located on the banks of the Hudson River in Henry Hudson Riverfront Park, in Hudson, NY to compete for your vote for the best Chili recipe.

$5.00

Hudson Valley Apple Festival

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 9:00am - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 9:00am

The 2014 Hudson Valley Apple Festival will be held on the first weekend of Autumn in Germantown, New York..

On September 20, 2014, prepare for a day of old fashioned family fun including a Hayride, Wacky Apple Crate Derby, Wine and Craft Brew Tasting, Arts & Crafts Festival, Apple Baking Contest, Fireworks, Children's Activities, Food and FREE Entertainment at Palatine Park on Germantown’s Beautiful Palatine Park Road.

http://www.hudsonvalleyapplefestival.com/

Hudson Valley Harvest Festival

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

Celebrate New York’s rich agricultural bounty and so much more at the 3rd Annual Hudson Valley Harvest Festival (HVHF). This family-fun event will feature a huge Farmers’ Market highlighting local farms, a kids play area, and a broad array of arts and crafts and food vendors, including the 4-H Snack Bar and their famous milkshakes, fall themed treats and brick oven pizza, live music, animal exhibits, home and garden demos, a quality tag sale, and more!

Hudson-Athens Lighthouse Wine Dinner

Sat, 09/20/2014 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

In cooperation with the Hudson-Athens Lighthouse Preservation Society, the Hudson-Chatham Winery is hosting an exclusive wine dinner at the historic Hudson-Athens Lighthouse on September 20, 2013 from 5pm to 8pm. A cocktail hour and tour will precede the dinner. Taxi service to and from the lighthouse will be provided.CALL FOR RESERVATIONS

For tickets and more information:
http://www.hudsonchathamwinery.com/feature/hudson-athens-lighthouse-wine...

Hudson Valley Harvest Festival

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Celebrate New York’s rich agricultural bounty and so much more at the 3rd Annual Hudson Valley Harvest Festival (HVHF). This family-fun event will feature a huge Farmers’ Market highlighting local farms, a kids play area, and a broad array of arts and crafts and food vendors, including the 4-H Snack Bar and their famous milkshakes, fall themed treats and brick oven pizza, live music, animal exhibits, home and garden demos, a quality tag sale, and more!

1st Annual Bike to Beer Benefit

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 7:00am - 6:00pm

On September 27, 2014, our friends at Eat Local NY will be hosting the 1st Annual Bike to Beer Benefit in collaboration with Captain Lawrence Brewing Company. The goal of this event is to raise awareness and funds to support Eat Local NY’s mission to end childhood hunger in New York.

A portion of proceeds will be also be donated to their partner, City Growers, an organization that connects urban communities with agriculture, food and the environment through farm education and advocacy in order to foster a culture of health and sustainability.

Hudson Valley Garlic Festival

Sat, 09/27/2014 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

The Kiwanis club of Saugerties and the Garlic Festival Committee are in full swing planning another great festival for your enjoyment, See you there!

Food Vendors,Specialty Foods, Garlic Market, Crafts, Live Performance and much, much more!
For tickets and more information: http://hvgf.org/

Hudson Valley Garlic Festival

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

The Kiwanis club of Saugerties and the Garlic Festival Committee are in full swing planning another great festival for your enjoyment, See you there!

Food Vendors,Specialty Foods, Garlic Market, Crafts, Live Performance and much, much more!

For tickets and more information: http://hvgf.org/

Pre-Warwick Applefest Carnival

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 4:00pm - 10:00pm

On the Friday and Saturday before Applefest, families can also enjoy rides, music and food when the Warwick Valley Community Center hosts two fun pre-Applefest Carnival evenings at Stanley-Deming Park. The Carnival will be open on Friday, Oct., 3 from 4-10 pm and Saturday, Oct. 4 from 4-10 pm.

Then make sure you return on Sunday when Warwick will welcome an estimated 35,000 visitors to the 25th annual Applefest on Sunday, October 5, from 10 am to 5 pm.

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