Almost Time for our 7th Annual

Fire & Ice Chili Cook-Off
 February 18, 2017


Fire & Ice Chili Cook-Off is now in the history books!  Some rain and weather was warm but we all had so much fun!  Scroll down to see Chili Cook-Off winners.  Pictures will be up within a few days.

A big thank you to sponsors, chili contestants, ice sculptress sponsors and volunteers.



The Blue Ridge Business Association is proud to announce that the Fannin Chamber of Commerce is a co-op partner with this event.




 Cook-Off will happen come rain, snow or shine so see you on Saturday.

Mark your calendars for entertainment, live music, ice sculptures and amazing chili! Buy a $10 Tasting Card to sample the competition and vote for the People’s Choice Award

Tasting cards will be sold from noon to 1:30 pm. 

All People’s Choice votes MUST be turned in by 2 pm.


An amazing display of individual and unique ice sculptures from the award winning, National Ice Carving Champion “Rock on Ice” including several ice carving demonstrations.

If you have additional questions please contact:

  • Cory Bryant at 706-455-6800
  • Pam Fink at 706-258-2432

Things To Do:

  • Chili tasting and voting on the “Peoples Choice”
  • Wander around town looking for your favorite Ice Sculpture
  • Have a beer or glass of wine
  • Blue Ridge Community Theater’s new improv troupe will take to the streets to provide entertainment. Some of the most-loved characters from Star Wars will be present at this year’s festival including Darth Vader, Chewbacca, Kylo Ren and more!
  • Take a load off your feet and spend a some time listening to a little music by Kyle Vincent

Chili Contestants


Food Vendors


Ice Sculpture Sponsors


Event  Sponsors



Click on map for better viewing of the Festival Map


Event Fees and Schedule:

  • Contestants begin cooking at 8:30 am
  • Judging starts at noon
  • Event is open to the public from noon to 4 pm
  • Chili tasting is from Noon to 2:00 pm
  • Awards ceremony begins at 3 pm
  • Live music from noon to 4 pm
  • Tasting Cards are $10 – Taste each of the competitors and vote for People’s Choice Award.  (noon-2pm only)
  • Beer and Wine tickets are $5




Pay Your Registration Fee Below

Chili Contestant

Food Vendor