25th Annual Chile and Frijoles Festival is this weekend

Photo courtesy Linhart PR of the Chile & Frijoles Festival presented by Black Hills Energy.
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PUEBLO, Colo. (KKTV) - More than 100,000 people are expected to gather in Pueblo for the 25th Annual Chile & Frijoles Festival!

The 2019 event kicks off on Sept. 20 and runs through the 22nd. The food festival signals the start of fall and is Pueblo's harvest celebration. It is hosted by the Greater Pueblo Chamber of Commerce and presented by Black Hills Energy this year.

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2019 SCHEDULE
Sept. 20: 3 p.m. to midnight
Sept. 21: 10 a.m. to midnight
Sept. 22: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

PRICE
$5 Daily single admission
$12 3-day pass
$30 ME + 3 Three Day Pass
Children 12 and under are free
Active Duty Military are free with ID

The festival takes place along the Union Avenue Historic District.

The event features live entertainment, street vendors, cooking competitions, and chiles galore!

CHILE AND FRIJOLES FESTIVAL BY THE NUMBERS
- 180 Street Vendors line the festival footprint
- 140,000+ visitors and locals expected to attend
- $3.8 million in economic impact in 2018
- Six entertainment stages with 50 local bands