Downtown Garden City Chili Cook-Off, Hot Rod & Motorcycle Show 

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2023 Chili Cook-Off is October 14th!

Downtown Garden City 

Chili Cook-Off, Hot Rod & Motorcycle Show

Live Music, Hot Chili, Cold Beer, & Free Children Activities!

Fun for the whole family!


Saturday, October 14th from 12 pm - 5 pm


We are still looking for Chili Teams! If you are interested please send us an email at john@downtowngardencity.com


We are looking for volunteers to make this event a success! If you are interested in volunteering please do so online today!


Volunteer Online Today!


Presented by GC DDA

Join us as 20 chili teams enter to compete for cash prizes up to $500. Other fall festivities include a wagon ride to the local PD & FD Open House, Petting Zoo, Car and Motorcycle Show displaying some of the best muscle on the streets plus live entertainment. Come early to vote for your favorite! The Chili goes fast! 

9:00 am Car Registration open until full.

11:00 Beer Tent Open (sponsored by Garden City Pawn, Buccilli Group, Inkorporate Graphics)

12:00 pm Chili Tickets on sale 

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Entertainment by Days Gone By presented by Buccilli Group & Garden City Pawn12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Activities sponsored by Jennie's Pierogies including free mini-golf courtesy of West Fenkell Bakery. (children must be with an adult)

4:00 pm Awards presented under the Beer Tent

This event will take place outdoors rain or shine at the northeast corner of Ford Rd and Middlebelt Rd in the Garden City Town Center Plaza parking lot, just north of Detroit Metro Airport, and only minutes from I-275, I-75, I-96, and I-94. Free parking at Garden City High School, 6500 Middlebelt until 5:00 pm with free shuttle service to the event courtesy of Nankin Transit.

Proceeds benefit local charities including the Garden City Good Fellows, Our HOME pantry, and many more. 

*Times and Activities may vary.

  • Sponsorship Opportunities ..... check back next year 
  • Chili Cook-Off Rules & Registration Info ... check back next year
  • Vendor Spaces - Only unique, homemade, or specific retail ideal for this event should apply.
  • Car Show Registration - Car Show Entries $15.00 fee. 
  • Motorcycle Registration - Bike Show Entries $10.00 fee.
  • Proceeds go to local charities.
  • CONTACT GC DDA 734.261.2830 FOR MORE INFO

Thank You to our Sponsors!


West Fenkell Bakery


Jennies Pierogies

King Kone

Buccilli Group

Inkorporate Graphics

Public Service Credit Union

J&J Taxes & More

Sports Venue Bar & Grill

Creative Sol Makery

Herc Rentals

Garden City Hospital

Garden City Pawn


Garland Solomon Broker

Mayor Mark Jacobs & Family


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