In some places‚ the smell of burning leaves is synonymous with fall. In Pueblo‚ the savory aroma of roasting chilies signals summer’s end.
The annual Chile & Frijoles Festival Presented by Loaf ‘N Jug‚ held each year in late September‚ is Pueblo’s harvest celebration. The festival is sponsored by the Greater Pueblo Chamber of Commerce.
Every year, thousands pay homage to two of the Pueblo area’s best loved crops – green chilies‚ particularly Pueblo chile‚ and frijoles or pinto beans.
The event features music‚ arts and crafts‚ cooking competitions and chilies‚ chilies‚ chilies. Held downtown along Union Avenue‚ it draws Pueblo residents as well as people from across the state and around the nation.
LOCATION: Union Avenue Historic District, Pueblo, CO 81003
Friday, September 19th – 3pm to Midnight
Saturday, September 20th – 10am to Midnight
Sunday, September 21st – 10am to 6pm
ADMISSION: $3 Daily Single Admission
Children 12 & Under FREE!
Me+3 (2 Day) Pass: Only $12 (Available only at Loaf ‘N Jug Locations, September 5th-21st, 2014)
The Me+3 (2 Day) Pass is admission into the festival for 4 people for 2 days.
All 4 people must enter the festival together each day.
PROMOTED BY: The Greater Pueblo Chamber of Commerce