Gatlinburg Winter Magic | The Gatlinburg Chili Cookoff

November 8, 2022

Gatlinburg Winter Magic is right around the corner when it is Chili Cookoff Time! The Gatlinburg Chili Cookoff is a fantastic fun event in Gatlinburg, Tennessee where the Gatlinburg Winter Magic event is kicked off with a fun competition sponsored by Bush’s Baked Beans. Community businesses compete for the titles and it is a fun way for the community and visitors to gather.

This year, 2022, the event will be held on Historic Nature Trail in Gatlinburg. Purchase your spoons and taste the many chili recipes at each booth.
120 Airport Road, Gatlinburg, TN 37738

(865) 436-4178
This is what the Gatlinburg Chamber tells us about the event at

Singer and TikTok sensation Hannah Dasher has been announced as entertainment for the 2022 Winter Magic Celebration Kickoff. The larger-than-life personality behind the “Stand By Your Pan” TikTok cooking series, will take the stage November 10 at Shade Tree Lot kicking off the Winter season in Gatlinburg.


Tickets will be required for entry to 2022 Gatlinburg Chili Cook-Off.

Tickets are available on a first come, first serve basis.

Due to the popularity of this event, we strongly suggest you purchase tickets in advance.

There will be no refunds for this event.

VIP tickets are $20 per person for early entry beginning at 5 p.m.

General Admission tickets are $15 per person beginning at 5:30 p.m.

What a fun way to get to know the people of Gatlinburg, Tennessee. If you are a visitor or a resident, we can assure this event is a fun time. Gatlinburg does an extremely good job of hosting Special Events that bring people back year after year. Thanks to Bush’s Beans for sponsoring this event.