A Quest to find the best Chili & Beer!

Not to fear, the Chili & Beer is here, again! For the past ten years, Yaga’s has brought a diverse crowd of Chili & Beer lovers from all over the nation to Galveston, TX. This years festival will consist of the ever so popular Chili & Beer tasting with a ton of added perks. Get ready for live music, a 5K Fun Run/Walk, a washer pitching tournament, a jackpot margarita contest, vendors and a historical strand merchant walk-about. As if that doesn’t fulfill all of your festival needs, returning this year is the Craft Beer Festival.

12th Annual Yaga's Chili Quest & Beer Fest

On the quest to find the best chili!

Chili Cook-off

Whip up a batch of your best chili recipe and bring it on down to the Galveston Historical Strand. Compete for the gold and Chili Champion bragging rights.

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Chili Quest

Stroll through the Historic Downtown Strand District and sample award winning chili from super talented cook teams!

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Beer Fest

Join Beer Fest and take a stroll among local and national craft brews and get a chance to sample from breweries from across the USA right here in Galveston!

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5k Fun Run

Get your exercise in before your take in all those carbs from beer and chili!

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Weekend Getaway Sweepstakes

Enter to win a 2-night stay at Casa Del Mar Beachfront Suite plus a ticket package to festival events & more!

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Become a Vendor

Join our festival as a vendor and reach a ton of new people and promote your business. 

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Think your taste buds are up to par to judge the Chili Quest Competition? Then sign up!

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Thank you to our sponsors whose support makes Yaga's Chili Quest and Beer Fest possible