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Chili Quest & Beer Fest brings good chili, good beer and good time

Nalynn Dolan Caine |
Love chili? Love beer? If so, then visit Galveston, Texas and its famous Chili Quest & Beerfest festival that takes place from Friday, January 14, to Saturday, January 15.

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When the weather cools down, you can't go wrong with a quick chili recipe packed with flavor. If you are a fan of chili, you know that this spicy dish comes in an almost-endless number of varieties.

Stroll through the Historic Downtown Strand District on January 15, from 12pm to 3pm and sample award-winning chili from talented cook team that may inspire creativity in your kitchen later. The same day, Public Beer Tasting opens at 1pm and ends at 4pm, so come early to try them all.

There will be also live music, a 5K run and walk (crazy outfits is encouraged), a washer pitching tournament, and a jackpot margarita contest.

Ticket prices vary.

Redeem your Chili Tasting ticket at the main information booth in Saengerfest Park (2302 Strand St.) to receive your Chili Quest koozie, tasting cup, wristband, and spoon. Redeem your Beer Fest ticket at the main entrance of 2301 Strand Street to redeem your Beer Fest wristband and beer tasting mug.

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