Chili Cook-Off


The University of Okoboji Chili Cook-Off is one of the main kick-off events to start the fun for Winter Games. With around 2,000 attendees each year, this is a great way to feature your business and show off your chili cooking skills!

This year’s event will take place on Friday, January 29, 2021 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM at the Dickinson County Expo Center in Spirit Lake. Please register to be a vendor by emailing or mailing the entry form to the contact provided. Registrations are due no later than Friday, January 9, 2021.

Skip the Line - Get Your Mugs!

Where to Buy


Oak Hill Marina

176 U.S. Hwy 71 S, Arnolds Park

The IGLA Chamber of Commerce

565 S Hwy 71 - Suite 4, Arnolds Park

The Boonedock's

228 US-71, Arnolds Park

The Welcome Center/Maritime Museum

243 W Broadway, Arnolds Park


Oak Hill Outdoor

2188 IA-86, Milford

The Three Sons

902 10th Street, Milford


Hy-Vee Spirit Lake

1500 18th Street, Spirit Lake

Spirit Lake Chamber of Commerce

1710 Lincoln Ave #D, Spirit Lake

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Sign up now to be sure you are a part of the Chili Cook-Off!