The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department annual “Fun In the Sun” Chili Cookoff is scheduled to heat up the Jack Bones Equestrian Center in Castaic around midday, Saturday, October 1.
The popular event, which features spicy concoctions created during a friendly competition, will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will feature activities for the kids, live music, vendors, entertainment and a car show.
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Along with the fiery concoctions, a variety of other foods will be available for purchase, as well as gift items from vendors.
The Jack Bones Equestrian Center is accessible from the northbound I-5; take the Parker Road offramp and follow the signs. Tickets are $5 for admission, which gets you a chili card for the tastings (additional taste coupons may be purchased). All funds raised benefit local charities, including the Special Olympics.
This is one of the biggest and well-attended festivals of the year – rain or shine! Read the story and see pictures from last year’s event here .