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February 27, 2021

Kalamazoo State Theatre  

Downtown Kalamazoo Chili Cook-Off: 11:00am – 3:00pm ET

We are teaming up with Old Dog Tavern for this years’ Downtown Kalamazoo Chili Cook-Off!
Join us from some delicious chili from Old Dog, live music, great drinks and patio seating for after the event!
We’ve all missed live music, so what better time to have music from the marquee than at this favorite Kalamazoo winter tradition?!
If you’ve been to our past State on the Street events, you may have seen him! St. Joe Jack returns to the marquee this Saturday from 11AM-3PM!
Enjoy live music from the marquee, hot chocolate courtesy of Biggby Coffee Stadium Drive, and drinks from our bar, including a new signature drink special!
Downtown Kalamazoo’s Annual Chili Cook-Off is a community event and is how we’ve stayed warm on a cold Saturday for the past 15 years. The Kalamazoo Downtown Partnership is thrilled to partner with downtown businesses to provide a safe and enjoyable outdoor experience.
Enjoy a walk through downtown Kalamazoo while trying chili from more than a dozen downtown businesses – don’t forget to vote for your favorite!
2021 Commemorative Chili Cook-Off spoons will be available for purchase for $5 on the day of the event or can be pre-ordered online.
Due to the pandemic, we ask that you wear masks when approaching tents and maintain 6 feet of distance from others. Plastic disposable spoons will not be offered this year.


February 27, 2021


Kalamazoo State Theatre
404 S. Burdick
Kalamazoo, MI 49007 United States
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