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Chili is on the menu at Ocean Beach Street Festival and Cook-off

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The Chili Cook-off opens at 11 a.m. at the grassy triangle at the foot of Newport Avenue in Ocean Beach.
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The Ocean Beach community will celebrate its 39th street and chili cook-off where more than 70,000 visitors attend the festivities every year. Festival-goers will find five stages of nonstop music, a beachside beer garden, a lively artist’s alley, community mural and fun zone. Put your taste buds to the test and cast a vote along with the judges for the best chili from the more than two dozen tastings of original chili recipes. Entrants compete for the titles of Hottest Chili, Judges’ Award and People’s Choice Award.

OB Street Fair and Chili Cook-off Festival: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday. 4800 to 5000 block of Newport Avenue and surrounding streets. Free admission; small fee for chili tastings. (619) 224-4906.


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