The K105.3 Fall Fest & Chili Classic
Saturday, October 16th
Downtown Jackson

This FREE K105.3 event will include:

9am-2pm – Grand River Farmers Market
11am – Vendors & Kids’ Kingdom open
Noon-3pm – Chili Tasting & Voting
Noon-3pm – Kevin Nichols LIVE on stage
2:30pm – Kids Halloween Costume Parade
3:00pm – Kids Halloween Movie at Michigan Theatre
3:30pm – Chili Awards on stage
3pm-5pm – Cornhole Tournament – SIGN UP HERE TO PLAY (FREE)
4:00pm – Vendors & Kids’ Kingdom Close
– Jason Cross live on stage
8:00pm – Fireworks

Located along Michigan Ave. in the heart of downtown Jackson, this FREE event has something for the whole family. Shop and dine at the local businesses, stroll down Michigan Avenue to check out the vendors and taste our contestants’ chili, and be sure to enjoy live entertainment on the main stage all day long!

Chili tasting is $5.00 which includes tickets to vote for your favorites. There may be nominal fees for some activities. More information coming soon!!

Chili contest rules for contestants

Download map as PDF


Thank you sponsors:



Also thank you to our silver sponsors!

  • Junkyard Dog

  • Willbee Transit Mix

  • Phelps Towing

  • Your Premiere Properties

  • Orthopaedic Rehab Speciaists

  • Exit Realty

  • Hometown Heating & Cooling

  • US Staffing Agency

  • Lester Brothers