SAN DIEGO — Top chili-makers will be battling it out to support Spanish arts at McKinley Elementary School. Grab a spoon and join in!

The event began as a community potluck and has since grown into an anticipated holiday event. SoNo Fest & Chili Cook-Off returns to the intersection of Thorn and 32nd Street on Sunday, December 1 for its 10th Anniversary to raise funds for McKinley Elementary School’s Spanish, art, and music program.

The event is free to enter, but tickets for tasting are $22 and include a ceramic bowl or festival mug and five chili tastings. The Bring-Your-Own-Mug ticket is $17 for a 5-taste pass. Beer, wine and spirits will be $7 and there is a re-usable beer mug with two drink ticket option for $20.

The event will run from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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