The annual Chili Cook Off Returns for its 27th Year

The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County announces the 27th  Annual Chili Cook Off at O’Neal Plaza on Saturday, October 21st from 6 pm until 9 pm. The event is sponsored by Lithia Springs Ford, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Chapel Hill News & Views, Elevate Douglas, Armstrong Photo Gallery, Extreme Images, Awards Systems, Greystone Power Corporation, Connally Jordan, And Associates, & Pepsi. Awards will be handed out for best tasting chili, spiciest chili, most sold, and best booth presentation. A “Spooky Read More

25th Annual Chili Cook Off was a festive celebration!

25th Annual Chili Cook-Off was a festive celebration! Douglasville, Georgia – The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County hosted its 25th Annual Chili Cook Off on Saturday, October 23rd at O’Neal Plaza in Downtown Douglasville. Chili booths hosted by political candidates, local businesses, non-profits, and area service clubs competed for bragging rights of being the best tasting chili, the spiciest chili and the most sold chili.  The best decorated booth was also highly competitive and a costume contest for all ages Read More

Chili Cook Off Save the Date

25th Annual Chili Cook Off Returns! Douglasville, Georgia – The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County announces the 25th  Annual Chili Cook Off on O’Neal Plaza on Saturday, October 23rd from 6 until 9 pm, sponsored by Lithia Springs Ford, Pepsi, Georgia Power, Armstrong Photo Gallery, Elevate Douglas, Award Systems, Extreme Images, and Chapel Hill News and Views. Awards will be handed out for “best tasting chili”, “spiciest chili”, most sold, and best booth presentation. In over two decades Chili Cook Read More

3rd Annual Scarecrow Contest

Build a Scarecrow for a Chance to Win Cash Prizes! Douglasville, Georgia – The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/ Douglas County (CAC) in partnership with Keep Douglas County Beautiful, is proud to present the 3rd Annual Scarecrow Contest. Calling all sports teams, non-profits, schools, businesses, and churches! The 3rd Annual Scarecrow Contest will be offering cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place, and bragging rights, of course! Be apart of the fun this year, channel your inner creativity! Your scarecrow Read More

25th Annual Chili Cook Off

MEDIA ALERT – COOKERS WANTED FOR 2021 CHILI COOK OFF Douglasville, Georgia – The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County is pleased to announce the 23rd annual Chili Cook Off in downtown Douglasville at O’Neal Plaza on Saturday, October 23rd, 2021 from 6 until 9 pm sponsored by Lithia Springs Ford. In Past years more than 4,000 people joined in this festive evening of good food, fun and entertainment as many local Douglasville celebrities presented the community with different flavors of Read More

When You Can’t Save the Date – Save the Arts

As the Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/ Douglas County (CAC) continues to monitor Coronavirus (COVID-19) developments closely, the health and well-being of our community and members is of utmost importance to us. Sadly and, after much consideration, the CAC has decided to cancel The Taste of Douglasville/Chili Cook Off (Best of Both Festival) scheduled for October 17th. As the pandemic has halted businesses throughout the State, nonprofits and arts are taking a hard hit. The CAC, a nonprofit organization, had to cancel 2 out of 3 of the Read More

Best of Both – Where Taste of Douglasville meets Chili Cook-Off

CAC Announces Best of Both Festival! Douglasville, Georgia – Annually, the Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County (CAC) has celebrated the coming of summer with a Taste of Douglasville festival. Due to COVID-19, the CAC’s largest fundraiser of the year had to be postponed. The CAC is now proud to present on Saturday, October 17, 2020 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, in correlation with the City of Douglasville, The Best of Both Festival in downtown Douglasville. This will bring you Read More

Chili Cook Off Winners Announced

23rd  Annual Chili Cook-Off was a festive, convivial celebration! Douglasville, Georgia –  The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County hosted its 23rd Annual Chili Cook Off on Saturday, October 19th  at O’Neal Plaza in Downtown Douglasville. Chili booths hosted by political candidates, local businesses, non-profits, and area service clubs competed for bragging rights of being the best chili tasting, the spiciest chili and the most sold chili.  The best-decorated booth was also highly competitive and a costume contest for all ages Read More

Build a Scarecrow for a Chance to Win Cash Prizes!

Douglasville, Georgia – The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/ Douglas County (CAC) in partnership with Keep Douglas County Beautiful is proud to present the 1st annual Scarecrow Contest. Calling all sports teams, non-profits, schools, businesses, and churches! The 1st Annual Scarecrow Contest will be offering cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place, and bragging rights, of course! Be a part of the fun this year, channel your inner creativity! Your scarecrow can reflect your mission, organization, business, or your family’s imagination and artistic Read More

2018 Chili Cook off Winners Announced

22nd  Annual Chili Cook-Off was a festive, convivial celebration! Douglasville, Georgia –  The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County hosted its 22nd Annual Chili Cook Off on Saturday, October 20th  at O’Neal Plaza in Downtown Douglasville. Twenty-three chili booths hosted by political candidates, local businesses, non-profits, and area service clubs competed for bragging rights of being the best chili tasting, the spiciest chili and the most sold chili.  The best-decorated booth was also highly competitive and a costume contest for all Read More