Regardless of whether the weather in late January is chilly in South Florida, it will be a chili January, thanks to the 30th Annual 99.9 KISS Country Chili Cookoff, which is scheduled for Sunday, January 25 at C.B. Smith Park in Pembroke Pines. For three decades people have been satisfyiing their appetite for top-notch country music at the event, and this year is no exception.
The headliner is Brad Paisley. Other acts include the Band Perry, Jerrod Niemann, the Swon Brothers, and the Cadillac Three.
Tickets are $52 (not including service charge) from WKIS.com. Concert gates open at 8:30 a.m., and the concert begins at approximately 10 a.m. Other ticket outlets include Grifs Western, Pet Supermarkets in Broward and Miami-Dade, and select locations of Sedano's Supermarket.
This is a rain-or-shine event, meaning no refunds will be available. Also, no cans, coolers, bottles, video cameras, flags/flagpoles, weapons, umbrellas, backpacks, or pets allowed. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase. Chili from the competition cannot be tasted by the public unless the contestant has a registered food vendor permit.
For additional information, visit WKIS.com. C.B. Smith is accessible via Broward County Transit Routes #5, #7, #16, #23, and 95 EXPRESS.