Fireman’s Chili Cook-Off | Downtown Georgetown


Join us for the 2018 Fireman’s Chili Cook-Off on Thursday, Sept. 6 from 6-8pm in Downtown Georgetown!


Celebrate the start of the Festival of the Horse with the Fireman’s Chili Cook-Off on Main St. in Downtown Georgetown. This event is a fun opportunity to give back to the community and enjoy chili recipes of all kinds. All proceeds benefit the local Toys for Tots.




To register your chili for the Fireman’s Chili Cook-Off, contact Steve Woodrum’s team at or 502-863-0608.

~ All cooks registered before August 24 receive a commemorative 2018 Chili Cook-Off apron ~





The popular Swing Street band will play for all from 7-10pm during the Fireman’s Chili Cook-Off! Hear their awesome tunes, drink craft beer, and enjoy chili and other food vendors at this MAIN STREET PARTY in downtown Georgetown on Thursday, Sept. 6.



The 2017 Chili Cook-Off topped record-high entries for this event with over 40+ delicious recipes, resulting in an over $10,000 donation to the local Toys for Tots program!


The 2017 Chili Cook-Off results…


1st – Betty Keaton
2nd – More Than Cake
3rd – Country Boy

Most Original:
1st – Bill Bryant
2nd – Georgetown Womens Club
3rd – Jeff Green

Best Overall:
1st – Bill Bryant
2nd – Cory Ford
3rd – Georgetown Womens Club | 502-863-0608


Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, an IRS recognized 501(c) (3) not-for-profit public charity is the fund raising, funding and support organization for the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program. The Foundation was created at the behest of the U. S. Marine Corps and provides support in accordance with a Memorandum of Understanding with the Commander, Marine Forces Reserve, who directs the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program. The Foundation has supported Toys for Tots since 1991.

The mission of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to needy children in the community in which the campaign is conducted.


The 2018 Chili Cook-Off Categories

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ChiliPhotoHolderMost Original