Smith Mountain Lake Fall Chili & Craft Festival


Enjoy a full-day event featuring music, crafts and a spectacular competitive chili cook-off, with awards for Best Chili, People's Choice, and Showmanship! Held at Bridgewater Plaza, it'll be a hot time at Smith Mountain Lake. Savor the essence of fall with 'chili...just the way you like it' at the Smith Mountain Lake Fall Chili & Craft Festival. This event, slated for Saturday, November 7th, is sponsored by the Smith Mountain Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce and it captures the best of everything with plenty of activity, great chili for tasting, craft vendors, awards and a beautiful lakeside setting.  

Come by car or come by boat, there’s plenty of free parking. 


Event Dates/Times

 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM


 $5, children 6 and under free