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Buellton Wine and Chili Festival 2019
March 17, 2019 @ 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM PDT
Welcome to the sixth annual Buellton Wine & Chili Festival at the beautiful Flying Flags RV Resort & Campground on Sunday, March 17th from 12 – 4:30 p.m.! Make it a weekend, and camp or glamp! Make your reservations now, as Flying Flags tends to sell out for this event.
We are “Bringing the heat to St. Paddy's Day!”
Sample from over 25 wineries, craft breweries, and spirit companies! Show up hungry and try some chili and salsa made by some of the best local chefs, and restaurants, competing to take home prizes for the best chili and homemade salsa!
Live entertainment by Noble Grizwald and The Rincons or Dusty Jugz! Lawn games including cornhole, bocce ball and table tennis! This event is located at the beautiful Flying Flags RV resort field and Pavillion.
Want to compete against the best and show everyone that you make the best chili or salsa? The chili cook-off is a Community Challenge and open to all local businesses and residents! Tell your friends and family to register for the cook-off and see if they what it takes to be a chili champion!
Tickets include unlimited wine, craft beer, and spirits (for guests over 21); and chili and salsa!
Hot Chili Ticket (General Admission for 21+) $45
The Hot Chili Ticket includes a souvenir wine glass, unlimited wine, and chili tasting, live entertainment and more for guests 21 and over! Play some bocce ball, table tennis, and cornhole! Craft breweries and spirits will also be on site, and are included with your General Admission ticket purchase!
Mild Chili Ticket (Guest 13-20 years old) $20
The Mild Chili Ticket includes unlimited samples of chili and salsa BUT NO ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION. This ticket for guests who are ages 13 to 20 years old.
Chili Verde Ticket (Children 12 and under) $10
The Chile Verde Ticket includes unlimited samples of chili and salsa BUT NO ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION. This ticket is for guests who are ages 12 and under.
Food from the food trucks can be purchased on site.
Looking for safe transportation to the Buellton Wine and Chili Festival? Jump on the Brew Bus can give you a ride to and from the event! Pickups will be in Santa Barbara, Goleta, Santa Maria, and Lompoc at these locations.
Santa Barbara:Figueroa Mountain Brewing (137 Anacapa St.) at 10:30 a.m.
Goleta: M Special Brewing Co. (Building C, 6860 Cortona Dr.) at 11 a.m.
Santa Maria: Figueroa Mountain Brewing (560 E Betteravia Road #B) at 10:30 a.m.
Lompoc: Solvang Brewing Co. in Lompoc (241 N H St.) at 11:15 a.m.
THE BUS WILL LEAVE AFTER THE EVENT IS OVER AND RETURN YOU TO YOUR DESIGNATED DROP OFF LOCATION. NO WALK UP TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT BUS DEPARTURE. TICKET MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE!
THERE IS NO ON-SITE PARKING FOR THE BUELLTON WINE AND CHILI FESTIVAL. PLEASE PARK AT PEA SOUP ANDERSEN’S AT 51 E. HWY 246, BUELLTON. It is a short walk from the parking lot to Flying Flags RV Resort. For handicap guests, we will have designated stalls near the front entry inside of Flying Flags RV Resort.
Chili and salsa available while supplies last.
Tickets at the door will be $55 for Hot Chili Ticket, $25 for Mild Chili Ticket, and $15 for the Chili Verde Ticket. No exceptions.