Video: 15th Annual Chili Fest Heats Up in Downtown Tupelo

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TUPELO, Miss. – (WCBI) An annual fundraiser for Tupelo’s Downtown Main Street Association isn’t being hampered by rain. The 15th annual Chili Fest is underway in downtown Tupelo.There is music, an 27 teams, including WCBI, have samples of chili ready to serve.

Tickets for this evening are $10 and guests get to sample chili from as many teams as they like.There are also a variety of awards up for grabs.

“Obviously it is a chili cook off so the best chili, the most unique chili, and then obviously we have as you can see some very decorated tents, some people who are very excited to get out here and have a lot of fun so we have awards for most decorated space, best costumes, best theme,” says Jessica Hollinger with Tupelo’s Downtown Main Street Association,

The chili fest goes until 10 p.m. Friday evening.

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