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Chili on the Green
August 17 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
The Kiwanis Club of Tulsa is pleased to present Chili on the Green, the State of Oklahoma Chili Championship. All proceeds from this event go to Kiwanis Key Club Scholarships and Special Olympics Oklahoma. To become a festival sponsor, visit chilionthegreen.com.
In addition to having the worlds best “all you can eat” chili, Chili on the Green also has live music provided by local artists, a muscle car show, plenty of cold beer, soft drinks and water, food trucks, and a Kid’s Zone with tons of fun to keep your youngsters happy an occupied.
The event is open to the public.
2500 “all you can eat” Chili Tasting Kits will be for sale:
$10 for 1 chili tasting kit
$15 for 2 chili tasting kits
$20 for 4 chili tasting kits
VIP tickets are available at $250 each. A VIP Tickets get 4 all you can eat chili tasting kits plus access to our climate controlled VIP area, which is shaded and cooled with industrial sized “swamp coolers”. It also has comfortable seating and tables, all you can drink water, half price beer, great views of the stage and Kid Zone area, plus indoor bathrooms. VIP’s can also avoid the lines and go to the VIP area to pick up your Chili tasting kits and your Proof of ID wrist bands.
CHILI COOK OFF:
Chili Tasting begins at 12:00 PM! More than 60 ICS sanctioned chili teams from all over the U.S. will converge on Tulsa to compete for cash prizes and the Title of Chili on the Green Champion. In addition, our Champion will earn a seat at the 53rd Annual ICS World Championship Chili Cook Off.
Awards begin at 5:30 PM!
The Modern Oklahoma Jazz Orchestra
Guthrie Green Stage / 12:00 PM and again at 1:20 PM
The Modern Oklahoma Jazz Orchestra, also known as MOJO, is an 18 piece big band comprised of local professional musicians and local music educators. MOJO is truly the best of the best musicians Tulsa has to offer. They play anywhere from classic Count Basie hits all the to new contemporary big band and jazz arrangements. If you have never heard an 18 piece big band live, it is an experience you won’t soon forget. Music lovers of all genres always walk away with a new and/or deeper appreciation of just how entertaining, impressive and difficult big band music is to perform live.
Guthrie Green Stage / 3:00 PM and again at 4:15 PM
Originally called the Tuesday Night Band (because they used to rehearse every Tuesday night), TNB is a multi-genre cover band. During their Chili on the Green performance TNB will be playing covers of iconic songs from the 1980’s. TNB always brings a party with them while playing hits from Blondie, Journey, Heart, Benatar, Boston and more.
Chili on the Green will also feature a car show by Green Country Classic Mustangs. gccmustangs.com
The Kids Zone will be open from 11am-7pm. All activities are free of charge and open to children ages 3-12. There will be lots of games and activities to keep your kids cool and entertained. If your kids are addicted to video games, no problem! We also have the “Game on Video Truck” mobile gaming experience. Plus, Tulsa Balloons will have BIG BUBBLES on the green!
Four food trucks will be selling soft drinks, shaved ice, mini donuts, lemonade, and pineapple whip!