Chil-E Fest & Fourth of July Celebration

Wednesday, July 4
12pm-10pm Chili Avenue

The Town of Chili’s annual 4th of July Celebration features live music on 2 stages, food trucks, craft & business vendors, kid’s activities, parade, car show, Senior Center entertainment, Fire Department activities, fireworks and more!


Live Music
Wegmans Stage (west end of festival)
12:00-2:00 pm  Big Mike and the Motivators
2:30-4:30 pm    Northside Johnny
7:00-10:00 pm  Flint Creek

State Farm Stage (east end of festival)
12:15-2:15 pm    The Flying Sideburns
2:45-4:45 pm     Joey Allen Band
7:00-10:00 pm  Me and the Boyz

Inside Senior Center
3:00-4:30 pm    78 RPM


Vendor Booths: 12:00-10:00 pm
The Chil-E Fest features food trucks/vendors, craft, business and organization booths. If interested in being a vendor at the Chil-E Fest, please email Please note that there is limited vendor space and the Town of Chili attempts to limit item duplication.


Kid’s Activities: 12:00-9:00 pm** (closed during parade)
Bouncy Rides         FREE
**note- the bouncy rides will ONLY be open after the parade. Due to the high temperatures & being on blacktop, the material can get dangerously hot during direct sunlight**
Bristol Mountain Mobile Ropes Course     FREE
This ropes course is for ages 5 and up. Visit the staff at the Ropes Course to sign up for a time slot and avoid waiting in line.
Eurobungy      Pay to Fly
The Eurobungy is for all ages (at least 30 lbs)
Carnival Games      Pay to Play
There will be multiple carnival games with prizes in the Kid’s Area!



Car Show: 12:00-3:00 pm
The Annual Car Show runs 12-3pm in Two Fronts Plaza. Space is limited so arrive early. Cost is $10 per car, show takes place rain or shine. Click here for more information.






Parade: 5:00 pm
The Independence Day parade kicks off at 5:00 pm from Paul Rd (beginning at Starlite Dr) and continues West onto Chili Avenue, finishing at the Chili Senior Center/Memorial Park. To be a part of this year’s parade, click here for the application.





Fireworks: 10:00 pm
The HUGE fireworks display begins at 10:00 pm. They are set off behind the Chili Fire Dept Company 1 building. Special thanks to Young Explosives for this awesome show.



Event Sponsors


























Abbey’s Catering/The Brunch Box
Leo M. Bean and Sons Funeral Home
K&A Concessions
Munchies and Sips
Nancy’s Fried Dough
North Chili Family Restaurant
Rob MacDonald
Sonny’s Landing
Tastefully Simple (Jennifer Glidden)
Westside Animal Hospital
Wraps on Wheels