Cambria's Annual Chili Cook-Off, Car & Motorcyle Show

cambria chili cook off

Come to Cambria the weekend of April 16th for hot chili, cool cars, and lots of beer at the Annual Cambria Chili Cook-Off, Car & Motorcycle Show! Located less than 5-miles from the event, Broughton’s boutique hotel The Morgan is the perfect place to stay for a weekend of fun.


About Cambria Chili Cook-Off, Car & Motorcycle Show

Each year, guests travel the scenic Highway 1 to get to the city nestled among towering pines and the shimmering sea for Cambria’s Annual Chili Cook-Off, Car & Motorcycle Show. The chili is always hot and the beer is always cold at the Vets Hall and Pinedorado Grounds! This exciting event features gourmet chili, lively music, raffle drawings, and great beers all while you get to view some of the coolest cars and motorcycles on the Central Coast.


The event begins at 10am and ends at 4pm on Saturday, April 16th. You can vote for your favorite car or motorcycle anytime between 10am-1pm and sample mouthwatering chili from 12-3pm. Admission to the car and motorcycle show is free, and the chili tasting costs only $10/person. Drawing for raffle prizes occur all afternoon, adding to the fun.


Looking for more to do in Cambria? Be sure to check out the area’s famous attractions before you leave:

  • Hearst Castle– A magnificent estate of 165 rooms furnished with an impressive collection of Spanish and Italian antiques and art and 127 acres of gardens, terraces, pools, and walkways. 750 Hearst Castle Rd; Open daily for tours, call 1-800-444-4445
  • Friends of the Elephant Seal– Dedicated to educating people about elephant seals and other marine life, encounter this magnificent animal from the best viewing points along the coast. 250 San Simeon Ave; 805.924.1628.
  • Covell’s Clydesdale Ranch– Take a tour to see the Clydesdale herd in the meadows overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Enjoy hayrides, steak dinners, dancing, trail rides, riding and driving lessons. 5694 Bridge St; 805.927.3398.


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Cambria Chili Cook-Off, Car & Motorcycle Show

Where: Vets Hall & Pinedorado Grounds- Cambria, CA

When: Saturday, April 14th, 10am-4pm



Where to Stay


The Morgan

A boutique jewel nestled along California’s scenic Central Coast, The Morgan welcomes you with a warmth and personality all its own. As the favorite choice in Hearst Castle hotels, The Morgan at San Simeon is located only 4-miles from the Visitor Center. 9135 Hearst Drive, San Simeon, CA, 93452. 805.927.3878.