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Historic Downtown Gadsden presents

12th Annual Chili Cook Off

February 2nd

Come enjoy a hot taste of the South!

Prize money will be awarded to 1st, 2nd & 3rd place winners!
A “Crowd Favorite” will also be named!

The cooks will be on Broad Street between 4th and 6th Streets and “headquarters” will be the corner of 5th and Broad.  The public can start purchasing tasting tickets at Noon. Tickets are $1 each or six for $5. So get your taste buds ready!

When you’ve sampled all the chili your tummy can handle, make sure you take time to explore all of Downtown Gadsden! You never know what you might discover.


Browse a variety of one-of-a-kind downtown boutiques, national retailers and perhaps even an old fashioned drug store. We truly have it all!


The Greater Gadsden Area and Etowah County offer excitement for every age, making it the perfect place to plan your vacation. From golfing to the arts, we aim to please the whole family!


Etowah County is known for its great eats! After spending the day sightseeing in Gadsden, take a break and give one of our delicious restaurants a try.

Unity in the Community Parade 2 Days 4 Hours 16 Minutes 15 Seconds
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