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Thank you to everyone who came out this year. Stay tuned for our 2018 date!

Mike's Maze ChilifestJoin us to celebrate the amazing chili pepper and all things spicy! Chilifest by The Kitchen Garden takes place at Mike’s Maze features a chili cook-off and hot sauce competition, spicy food and local beer and great live music. Taste the hottest peppers from around the world grown right here in Sunderland. Get a chili pepper tattoo, watch cooking demos by local chefs, bring the kids for fun activities as well!

For a complete schedule of events and information on entering the Chili Cook-Off or Hot Sauce Competition, visit The Kitchen Garden website.

ChiliFest is a special ticketed event.

Come for Mike’s Maze and Stay for Chilifest! You choose your admissions option! 

Mike’s Maze General Admission 10 am – 5 pm. Includes our 8-acre maze and lots of fun activities!

Adults: $14
Students/Seniors: $12
Children: $11
Under age 4: Free

Chilifest General Admission 12 noon – 5 pm. Includes chef demos, live music, and more!

Adults: $10
Kids: $5

Or choose them both and stay the day!

What our visitors are saying
The kids had a fantastic time and the teachers cherish opportunities like this when we can spend time with our students in a more relaxed and fun way than what happens in school.  Thank you also for the pumpkins!
Amherst Regional Middle School
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Please no Pets or Outside Food
For the safety and comfort of all our guests. No pets are allowed. Except for our special Dog Walker's Weekend, November 4 & 5. No outside food, except by special arrangement for private groups. Our Corn Cafe has a wide assortment of food, snacks, and beverages available for purchase.