Tuesday, June 22, 2010



June 22, 2010, Frederick, MD- Come out and sample Frederick’s finest chili at this year’s 27th annual Independence Day celebration!

Presented by Weis Markets and WFMD radio, the chili cook-off will be located by the main stage area in Baker Park. Set up will begin at 8:30 am and sampling will start at 1pm. All visitors can taste the one-of-a-kind chili selections for only, $10.00. Judging by our elite panel of chili experts will take place at 3pm and awards will follow. Prizes will be given for best tasting chili, people’s favorite and best decorated table. Come check out the patriotic table decorations and taste savory and creative chili of Frederick’s best cooks. Some featured participants in this year’s competition are

Huntress Deb with her white chicken chili
Team cool chili serving classic chili con carne
Seven Shades preparing a unique take on classic chili
Black Dog Texas Chili serving sweet Texas style chili
5 Alarms making a creative version of this dish with ingredients like beer and cocoa
Richard’s Chili promising chili so spicy you’ll sweat
Black Mamba Chili using diced steak, tomato, onion, peppers and more
Kaki Green River Chili preparing a Mexican chili verde

The variety at this year’s competition is sure to satisfy the chili cravings of all visitors. The competition has registered 15 cook-off competitors. For details about competition regulations and future participation visit www.celebratefrederick.com or contact the Office of Special Events at 301-600-2841.

The annual Fourth of July Celebration presented by Celebrate Frederick, Inc. would not be possible without the continual support of its corporate sponsors. This year’s Spires sponsors include: Bechtel Group Foundation and Spectrum Federal Credit Union. The Carillon sponsors for 2010 are Comcast, Sandy Spring Bank, Weis Markets, WFRE, and WFMD. The 2010 Bandshell sponsors are BB&T, COMSTAR Federal Credit Union, The Frederick News-Post, The Plamondon Companies, and WHAG. The 2010 Program Sponsors include Bechtel, Bud Light, Clym Environmental Services and Frederick Magazine. Their generous support makes this event possible.

For more information, please call the City of Frederick Office of Special Events at 301-600-CITY (2489) or visit our website www.CelebrateFrederick.com.

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