North Palm Beach Recreation Department holds an annual open car show/chili cook-off. This is a very popular event that draws thousands of participants. The 2017 Hot Cars & Chili will be held on Saturday, Jan. 28 from Noon-4:00pm at Anchorage Park.
Local chili teams consisting of individuals, clubs and restaurants will concoct their chili specialties for the public to sample. They are trying to gain your vote of approval. For a $5/person donation the public can sample all the chilis and vote for their favorite! Proceeds benefit the youth sport programs at NPB Recreation. At then end of the day, the chili team with the most votes will win a fantastic prize and the honors of being voted the best chili! Anyone interested in participating in the chili cook-off can obtain an application below. Return completed applications to the Anchorage Park Activities Bldg.
Open Car Show
The open car show draws approximately 150 vehicles each year. A variety of prizes are awarded including Participant's Choice, Mayor's Choice and several Judge's Choice awards. The public can enjoy looking at an array of beautiful antique cars/trucks as well as newer models.
No Admission Fee
There is no admission charge for this event. There is the $5 donation to sample chili. Other food and drink are available at nominal charges.
2016 Show Results
The results of the judging of Hot Cars & Chili 2016 are posted to the right.
Car Show & Chili Cookoff Resources
Download below forms for participation in Hot Cars & Chili