New Haven Chili Fest & Classic Car Show

New Haven Chili Fest & Classic Car Show

Come out and support the Community Action Agency’s 27th Annual Chili Fest as it returns to East Shore Park in New Haven on Saturday September 21st from 11am-5pm!

Admission is FREE, but the Community Action Agency will graciously accept non-perishable food donations!

Taste some of the best chili from chili cooks from across Connecticut as they compete for awards and prizes!

There will be children’s activities, live music from local bands, food vendors and a beer & chili tasting from 12-3pm.

Check out The Classic Car Show from 1-4pm. Registration for classic car show participants begins at 12 noon. Entry fee for classic car show participants is $10. Space is limited. Spots are first come, first serve. There will be awards for Competitors Choice, Judge’s Choice, People’s Choice and Honorable Mention.

All proceeds from the Chili Fest will benefit The Food Pantry of the Community Action Agency of New Haven.

Interested Chili Cooks and/or Vendors should contact Sharon Willard at 203-859-6640 or

Interested Classic Car Show participants should email Drew Carrano at