A Quest to find the best Chili and Beer!

We are BACK for 2025! Our 16th Annual Chili Quest & Beerfest will return to the Strand. Thank you to all who joined us for our 14th Annual this year, we hope to see you in 2025 to do it all over again!

16th 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. Compete for the gold and Chili Champion bragging rights.

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Chili Tasting

Sample award winning chili from all the super talented cook teams!

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Indoor Beer Fest

Join Beer Fest and enjoy samples from participating breweries.

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5k Fun Run

Cancel out your carbs from all the beer and chili by getting your morning exercise in!

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Become a Vendor

Join our festival as a vendor to 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? 

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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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Thank you to our 2024 sponsors whose support makes Yaga's Chili Quest and Beer Fest possible: