16th Annual WMSE Rockabilly Chili Fundraiser
This is the event that kicks off springtime in Milwaukee.
On Sunday, March 11 over 4,0000 people will take over the MSOE Kern Center to take part in WMSE’s 16th Rockabilly Chili Fundraiser. This chili competition pits over 50 Milwaukee restaurants, cafes and caterers against one another to determine the city’s best chili as voted on by event attendees. Awards are given to winners in five different categories: best meat, best vegetarian, most unique chili, best heat, and best vendor display/presentation. The Firemen will also be on hand for folks to vote on best Firehouse Chili. This is the event that kicks off springtime in Milwaukee.
Milwaukee Brewing Company craft beers will be on tap and once again there will be chili pepper races in the mold of Miller Park sausage races, AWE’s children’s area and live music by Milwaukee Surf Rockabilly band – The Exotics.
Advance tickets are $12 ($15 at the door) and includes 4 chili samples. Additional Chili sampling tickets can be purchased at the event for $1 each. Bring two or more non-perishable food items and donated them to the Hunger Task Force and you’ll receive two additional sample tickets. All proceeds from this event go to support WMSE – anti-established since 1981!
The event kicks off at 11 a.m. and goes to 4 p.m.
Check out the video from last year’s Rockabilly Chili to see all the fun that was had!