If you were looking forward to the next Chili Cook-off at Pinecrest Gardens, we have some disappointing news for you: This year's edition of the popular annual event has been canceled.
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“Due to Covid-19 concerns, we will not have our Chili Cook-Off this season, but we will be back with more fun and chili than ever in Season 2021-2022!”
The event typically features a primary competition for professional chili cooks and a separate contest for amateur chili cooks. There also are country music bands, line dancing, mechanical bull riding, plus a selection of food, chili sampling and more.
In the past, tickets cost $5 for general admission, and admission was free for Pinecrest Gardens members and children younger than age 2. All proceeds have benefited the Community Foundation of Pinecrest, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving Pinecrest Gardens, which was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in October 2011.
Pinecrest Gardens is at 11000 Red Road. For more information, go to pinecrestgardens.org.
Other Miami events that have been canceled
The year 2020 brought many firsts and never-before-seens – including the cancellation of some of our favorite events. Throughout Miami, organizers have had to make tough decisions and take into account factors such as public safety.
These events will have to wait for now, but hopefully they'll be back soon! Click here to see which ones have been affected for the upcoming season.
Miami events in 2021: A month-by-month guide
Of course, not all events have been canceled. Throughout South Florida, there are still plans for car shows, art festivals and more in 2021.
We've compiled a month-by-month roundup of events in our area. Keep in mind that some events may be virtual. Others may follow strict safety protocols. You'll want to get all the details and decide which options are best for you and your family. Click here for this handy guide to Miami events!
Entertainment and Events Calendar
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