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35th Annual Padres Tailgate & Fire Fighter Chili Cook-Off To Benefit MDA


  • WHEN Saturday, July 25, 2015 at noon
  • WHERE Embarcadero Marina Park South , 1 Marina Park Way, San Diego, CA 92101
  • AGES All ages
  • COST $20 - $50

Join us at the Embarcadero Marina Park South for the 35th Annual Padres Tailgate and Fire Fighter Chili Cook-off to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association, then head on over to Petco Park for an exciting game of Padres baseball!

Sponsored by San Diego City Fire Fighters Local 145, this event will take place on Saturday, July 25, 2015.

More than 25 local fire departments are expected to compete for bragging rights for the best firehouse chili in all of San Diego.

Over 2,500 people are expected for this exciting event and fundraiser for MDA. Participating fire departments will create their signature chili and serve it from a specially-themed, decorated booth.

Some of the selections that will be available include: Selfie Chili, Super Hero Chili, Duck Dynasty Chili and the list goes on. Awards will be given for People’s Choice, Best Booth, Best Chili and Top Fundraising Department.

The Padres Tailgate & Fire Fighter Chili Cook-off will feature all-you-can-eat hamburgers, hot dogs, bratwurst and snacks. Guests can enjoy cold beverages from Green Flash, Ballast Point, Stone, Lagunitas, Coca Cola and Monster Energy Drink, to name a few!

Admission is all inclusive! $50 for adults and $20 for children includes a ticket to the Padres vs. Marlins game at Petco Park that evening.

Event hours are 12:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. and the game begins at 5:40 p.m.

Tickets can be purchased by calling MDA at 858-492-9792.

Tickets are available at an increased price the day of the event (game tickets are available while supplies last). Please call for more information.

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

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