Chili Cookoff and Springs Celebration

  • When: Saturday, April 8, 2023, 11:00 am -  3:00 pm
  • Location: O'Leno State Park and River Rise Preserve 410 SE O'Leno Park Rd High Springs, FL 32643
  • Cost: Park admission is waived with the donation of a canned good (no expired cans please)

Join us on the banks of the Santa Fe River to celebrate our springs and learn how to protect them! This event will have live music from The Weeds of Eden, kid's activities, art and craft vendors, and environmental exhibits!

Starting at 12:30 PM, test the chili recipes from the Chili Cookoff with a $7 donation, and vote for your favorite! Get tickets for chance drawings for items generously donated by local businesses.

All proceeds from this event will benefit O'Leno & River Rise Preserve State Parks!

If you would like to compete in the Chili Cookoff earlier in the day, visit Friends of OLeno for a registration form and more information.