54th Annual World Championship Chili Cook-Off

812 N Ocean Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

(931) 510-4817

  • Presented By: International Chili Society, Inc.
  • Dates: September 17, 2021 - September 19, 2021
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Burroughs & Chapin Pavilion Place
  • Time: 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Price: Gate Admission is FREE! (ticketed options available for VIP, People's Choice Sampling & Judging, etc.)


The International Chili Society (ICS) has announced that the Burroughs and Chapin Pavilion Place will be the official event site for the 54th Annual World Championship Chili Cook-Off (WCCC) in Myrtle Beach, S.C. From September 17-19, 2021, WCCC event organizers will transform this central location on Myrtle Beach’s Grand Strand into a chili lover’s paradise and the best news yet, general gate admission is FREE!

The event site will include numerous built-in activities such as a Family Fun Zone where guests can participate in family-friendly challenges; a relaxing beer garden that will offer an array of different craft and special brews; the main stage that will host a slew of activities, including a hot pepper eating contest and live music; and the ever-popular People’s Choice Chili Competition, which allows event attendees to sample and vote for numerous chili dishes.