Old Miners Chili Cook-Off In July

Big Bear Lake, CA, April 10, 2013 - This summer, Big Bear Lake will celebrate the 65th year of Old Miners Days events. The Old Miners Days Chili Cook-Off, sanctioned by the International Chili Society is coming up on Saturday, July 13. The fun includes more than 30 chili cooks, over 40 vendors, outhouse races, children's area and live music, … [Read more...]

Major Special Events Committee Looks to Solve Dilemmas and Decide Policy

Big Bear, Ca, January 11, 2012, 8:00am -The Major Special Events Ad-Hoc Committee will meet again tonight at 4:00pm in the Civic Center Training Room.  The committee will continue discussing major special event policy by going over the purpose of the committee, reviewing current policy framework, and will discuss dilemmas and how to address … [Read more...]

Chili Cookoff Hottest Event this Weekend

Big Bear Chili Cookoff 2011

Big Bear’s chili cookoff this Saturday is set to be the spiciest event of the weekend.  Over 40 chili cooks are coming to Big Bear to compete with local cookers in this International Chili Society sanctioned cook-off, each hoping to be the winner and go on to the all-California competition.  Four categories will be judged: red chili, green … [Read more...]

Chamber Chili Cookoff Masonic Lodge Mixer

Big Bear Chamber of Commerce business networking at the Masonic Lodge, 385 Summit Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA.  Enter your favorite chili in the contest for prizes. … [Read more...]

Big Bear Chili Cook Off 2011 Looking For Cooks & Vendors


Big Bear, Ca, March 28, 2011, 3:00pm - The Big Bear Chamber of Commerce is once again hosting the Big Bear Chili Cook Off, Southwest Showdown 2011.  While the event isn’t until July 16th the Chamber is looking for chili cooks and vendors for the event. If you are a seasoned chili cook, or someone looking to break into the chili big leagues, the … [Read more...]

Big Bear Masons & Chamber Host Chilly Chili Evening

Big Bear, Ca, October 11, 2010, 5:00pm - The Masonic Lodge of Big Bear Lake will host tomorrow nights Big Bear Chamber of Commerce Mixer.  The mixer is also the Chambers annual Chilly Chili Evening, in which member businesses cook up their best chili, for attendees to taste and vote on.  So far the members who have signed up include returning … [Read more...]