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Ballpark Series Chili Cook-Off
October 1, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Chili | live music | drinks
A Westside chili cook-off to benefit Valley Field takes place Oct. 1 at historic Sullivan Field, 650 Valley Ave NW, in Grand Rapids. Also known as Valley Field, the park is classified by the city of Grand Rapids as a neighborhood park.
Ballpark opens at 11a.m. (teams can enter the ballpark at 9 a.m.) Judging and chili tasting, 3-5 p.m. At 5:30 p.m. winners will be announced.
Bands that are playing at this event:
Mark Lavengood Band: 11 a.m. – noon
Pretzel Logic: 12:15 – 1:30 p.m.
Lighten Up Francis!: 1:45 – 3 p.m.
Viva! Blue Velvet!: 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
No outside alcohol is allowed. Mixed drinks will be available for purchase, as well as soft drinks and water. Samples of chili are $2 per taste. All adult drinks are $6 each.
All ages are welcome – 12 and under are free. Will have yard games out for the kiddos! Ticket prices vary and are available for purchase here or at the event.
There is no on-site parking. Street parking only. Entry is on the north side of the park on Sixth Street.
*Valley Ave. is currently closed for construction.