CC Summerfield, Jason Tripp, Serena Oekle and Ibrahim joined the show to talk about the event and what attendees can expect.
The 42nd Annual Ocean Beach Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off returns Saturday, June 25 with an array of food and merchandise vendors, 3 stages of continuous music, the Community Mural Project, Artist Alley featuring local artisans and crafters, the Seaside Family Fun Zone, Chili Cook-Off, and more.
More than 50,000 visitors are expected to kick off summer with this time-honored event from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on the 4800 – 5000 blocks of Newport Avenue for tasty nosh, art, beachfront entertainment, and shopping. Entry to the Street Fair is free. The Chili Cook-Off features chili tasting from amateur entrants competing for the titles of Hottest Chili, Judges’ Award, and the Grand Prize: People’s Choice Award.
Featuring tasting booths in amateur and restaurant divisions, the Chili Cook-Off tastings begin at 11 a.m. and end when contestants run out of samples, around 1:30 p.m. Tasting can be purchased for $2 per chili entry. If you want to try every recipe and vote for the best, you can purchase a Master Ticket for $20. If you’re interested in competing in the 2022 OB Chili Cook-Off, applications are online at OceanBeachSanDiego.com.