Special Events

The 29th Annual WHEB Chili Cook-off!

Sample some of the best chili the Seacoast has to offer

We provide the bowls and spoons, and you bring the appetite!

October 7, 2018 - 11:30AM
Free for Members!

Every October, folks come to enjoy generous samplings from some of the seacoast's best restaurants and to experience one of the greatest Chili Cook-Off events around.

Held on the grounds of Strawbery Banke, the WHEB Chili Cook-Off presents more than a dozen restaurants from the Seacoast and beyond who serve up their best chili in decorated booths for all.

Join us again in 2018 to sample the finest and fieriest chili, then cast your vote for the People's Choice and see how it compares to food critics'Judge's Choice award!  Register to run in our 5th Annual Memorial Bridge 5k and your admission is FREE!


Winners of the 28th Annual Chili Cook-Off!

People's Choice

1st Place: The Farm 

2nd Place: The Portsmouth Brewery

3rd Place: Nibblesworth

Judge's Choice

1st Place: The Farm

2nd Place: Hayseed

3rd Place: Thirsty Moose

Veggie Chili: Hayseed 


Does your restaurant want to compete in the 29th Annual WHEB Chili Cook Off in 2018? 

For more information, contact Ryan Grogan at ryan@prescottpark.org