Chili Cook-off

Saturday, September 28, 2019

11:00 am - 1:30 pm

6th & Main (Newton)

A FUN way to raise money to make a difference for thousands of Harvey County residents. This is the 12th year for the popular, annual event where proceeds go to the Annual Campaign. Over a thousand people gather together in downtown Newton for fun, food and entertainment.

But Run FIRST - check out the Red Hot Chili Pepper 5K run hosted by Newton Convention & Visitors Bureau. Every race entry receives a FREE Chili Cook-off entry ticket.

Taste Chili entries from over 30 booths hosted by non-profit organizations, businesses, schools, government and more!

Listen to live music by local talent including Newton High School Drum Line and Bethel College Cheer!

Vote for your favorite to win the People's Choice Award! Bring your dollars and spare change to cast your vote.


***ONLINE TICKET SALES WILL OPEN AUGUST 2019*** Buy your ticket/s in advance and SAVE! Advance tickets = $5, At the Gate = $8. Tickets available now.


*** REGISTRATION BEGINS JULY 2019 *** Want to enter your own tasty Chili into the competition? REGISTER ONLINE

For More Information, contact:

Harvey County United Way (

Committee Chairs: Merresa Akers, Midland National Bank and Rick Toews, Midland National Bank