Welcome to the 2014 Big Chili Cook-off Music and Arts Festival ~ An event raising funds in support of our Mountain Area Volunteer Firefighters!
"Our mission is to raise funds in support of our mountain-area volunteer fire districts in their efforts to protect us, and to support the Blue Spruce Kiwanis Foundation"
in Evergreen, CO
Big Chili Cook-Off 2014
Welcome Chili Fans!
Parking is very important to the continued
growth and success of the Big Chili Cook-Off Music and Arts Festival.
No parking at:
Evergreen Lake House
Lake Point Center(businesses are open)
Evergreen Golf Course
Keys on the Green Restaurant
Please note that access to Upper Creek Road will be restricted. We
encourage you to use the designated spaces at Evergreen High School,
the Elks Lodge or the old Albertsons. There will be signs directing you to the lots. The shuttles, running every 15 minutes, will
pick you up at any of these lots which are located every direction from the
Drop off policy: For those who want to drop someone off and then park at the shuttle
lots, we ask that this practice be limited to parties that include people
with special needs or disabilities. Due to traffic concerns on Upper Bear
Creek Road, we ask that able-bodied groups proceed directly to the shuttle
lots. THERE IS NO EVENT PARKING AT THE LAKEPOINT CENTER, NOR AT THE
LAKEHOUSE ITSELF. In addition, there will be a bus with a wheelchair lift that picks up at
the Evergreen High School shuttle lot. Artists, vendors and cooks will all be asked to park in the shuttle parking after unloading their cars.
Big Chili Cook-Off parking is available at Evergreen High School, Evergreen Elks Lodge and
the old Albertsons. Shuttle service will be provided every 15 minutes from
6:30am until 6:30pm, and signs will be posted for those preferring to walk.
There will be no parking at the Evergreen Lake House. No traffic will be
allowed into the park during this event.
Shuttle Bus Schedule - SUNDAY
There will be parking at Evergreen High School, the Elks Lodge and the old Albertson's parking lot, with shuttles running throughout the day.
BUS #1- 6:30 AM - 6:30 PM - EVERGREEN HIGH SCHOOL
BUS #2 - 6:30 AM - 6:30 PM - ELKS LODGE
BUS #3 - 6:30 AM - 6:30 PM - OLD ALBERTSONS
We have three buses and they will each have a designated route. Please drop off handicap attendees at the main gate so that we can pick them up by golf cart as there are no handicap buses. Thank you!
DIRECTIONS TO PARKING LOTS for day of the event
From I-70/Bergen Park
Hwy 73 or Kittredge
Evergreen High School & Rec. Center
S. on Hwy 74 from Bergen Park, to downtown Evergreen. Right @ light on Hwy 73. Right @ next light (Buffalo Park Rd). About 1/3 mile on left.
Light @ downtown Evergreen, go left on Hwy 73. Right @ next light (Buffalo Park Rd.). About 1/3 mile on left.
S. on Hwy 74 from Bergen Park. Pass Safeway on right, then go left on Douglas Park Rd (across from Christ The King Church) before Lake. Douglas Park curves to & becomes Meadow Drive. Hiwan Homestead on left (adjacent Church lot OK also). Second left after this lot, may turn left on Iris Dr to Elks.
Just east of downtown Evergreen, turn right on Meadow Dr (at 7Eleven). First right (Iris Dr) takes you to Elks Lodge Parking. Continuing straight on Meadow Dr takes you to Hiwan Homestead parking on right.
S. on Hwy 74 from Bergen Park. Take right at Stagecoach, then next right into parking lot.
N. on Hwy 74 from Evergreen. Take left at Stagecoach, then next right into parking lot.