Pueblo will celebrate the harvest of the Mira Sol Chile at the 24th annual Chile & Frijoles Festival Presented by Loaf ‘N Jug, September 21-23, 2018. The Greater Pueblo Chamber of Commerce created the festival as a fun fall event designed to promote the area’s agriculture, especially its home-grown chilies, as well as to display the works of many talented artisans and craftsmen. In the past 24 years, the festival has grown from a few thousand people to over 140,000 people. The festival will take place in downtown Pueblo, on Union Avenue between City Center Drive and “B” Street. Festival hours are Friday, 3pm-12am; Saturday, 10am-12am; Sunday, 10am-6pm. The Read More
Did someone say Pueblo Chile?! Saturday, September 1st is the official Pueblo Chile Day at the Colorado State Fair! We are celebrating with a Pueblo Chile Eating Contest.
Saturday, September 1st, 2018 at 2:00pm Located at the AFW Amphitheater, Colorado State Fair
Judging Criteria: 100% Quantity of Pueblo Chiles (How many eaten)
Each contestant begins with a bowl of 10 fresh Pueblo Chiles. Contestants must finish eating contents of the first bowl before receiving additional bowls. Contestant must compete for the entire 10 minute round to be eligible for prizes. During the water break, at the 5 minute mark, contestant may drop out of the competition but will be ineligible for prizes. In the Read More
How can you purchase your Pueblo Chile License Plate?
1) My tags are due:
Order at your local clerk and recorder’s office where you would normally register your vehicle. Request the Pueblo Chile license plate, pay the one-time $50 fee, wait by the mailbox. OR order online at mydmv.colorado.gov and choose Renew A Vehicle Registration.
2) My tags aren’t up for renewal yet:
Order in person at your local Clerk & Recorders office where you would normally pay to renew. The cost is a one-time $50 fee. Your original renewal date will NOT change. You will receive your spicy replacement plate in the mail.
Your purchase will help the Pueblo Chile to be Read More
Did someone say Pueblo Chile?! Saturday, September 1st is the official Pueblo Chile Day at the Colorado State Fair! The Greater Pueblo Chamber of Commerce will be roasting fresh Pueblo Chile and giving away free sample-sized chile wraps in front of the Colorado Building until gone. Events also include a media conference at 12pm with Representative Daneya Esgar and a Pueblo Chile Eating Contest open to the public at 2pm.
The Greater Pueblo Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Pueblo Chile Growers Association, has a booth inside the Colorado Building where you can take samples of fresh varieties of Pueblo-grown chile, purchase salsa, and stock up on Pueblo-Chile inspired Read More
The Pueblo Chile License Plate will be available for purchase beginning on Monday, August 6th 2018. Join us at 7:30am on August 6th for a brief press conference. The doors will open at 8:00am to purchase your official plate. Please come and help us celebrate!
Location: Pueblo County Courthouse, 215 W 10th Street, Pueblo, CO 81003