Bringing nearly 6000 people to Main Street in Ionia Michigan, the Autumn Celebration-Chili Dawg Challenge 2015 is scheduled to kick off on October 22nd. This will be the 18th year and runs from 4:00-8:00 PM.
All kinds of events will be presented this year including:
Independent Bank Chili-Dawg Challenge & Chili-dog Eating Contest (REGISTER HERE)
Ionia Area Chamber of Commerce Trunk or Treat (Pre-registration required)
Main Street Trick-or-Treat
Lucky Dog Grooming Salong – Pet Costume Contest
Meijer Costume Contest
Restore Church of Ionia, Harvest Carnival
Main Street Music presents Local Talent Music Stage
Ionia Public Saftey – Complimentary Hot Chocolate & Touch a Truck
All proceeds from this event will benefit Big Brothers, Big Sisters. The funds raised are spent in mentoring programming for Ionia County.
Chili Dawg tickets are $1.50 each or 4 tickets for $5. The Chili Dawg eating contest is limited to 10 participants and requires a $15 entry fee.
Booths are available for local businesses and sponsorship/volunteer opportunities are available.
Here is a video from 2012 to give you an idea as to what the Autumn Celebration-Chili Dawg Challenge 2015 has to offer!