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Chillogan Chilli and Rum Festival 2024

Sunday 2nd June, 2024

11am to 7pm

We have rebranded to become even more fun in 2024!

Our event has also found a fabulous new home!

The Vietnam Veterans & Veterans Social Motorcycle Club at Kingston is a spacious venue with green areas and hardstand, stages and a fully-equipped undercover bar area.

With this great infrastructure in place, organisers can focus on putting together a cracker of a program of entertainment for the day. 

We are donating $1.00 from each ticket to support the work of Springwood RSL Sub-Branch who tend to Veterans in the Logan area who are experiencing homeless and related circumstances. 

See you there Logan!

Logan Chilli FEstival

Lets Get Rummy and Spicy!

DOG-FRIENDLY

Your furry pal must be wearing something red or chilli-themed to enter. 

If not, you can purchase a $5 bandanna at the gate. 

BRING A PICNIC RUG AND CHAIRS

 Bring your rug and chairs and set up Base Camp for the day on one of the many grassed areas at the Compound.

HELLFIRE ALLEY

A variety of delicious chilli condiments, sauces and other products will be available for you to try and then buy in the festival

CHILLI-COOK OFF

 

Get your best chilli con carne recipe, grab cooking buddy (or go solo) and enter our first ever Chilli Cook-Off!

Meat and Vegetarian Categories

You’ll get free entry into the festival, and then start cooking at 12pm, and finish at 3pm,

Judging is at 3pm by “People’s Choice” and our Guest Chef, Chris Brown.

Winner and Runner-Up announced at 4pm.

Register for FREE HERE.

RUM TASTING

Take the chance to try a range of rum products from our providores.

ISLAND COAST SPIRITS

DIABOLO CO 

BEENLEIGH ARTISAN DISTILLERY

BUNDABERG RUM

CHILLI AND RUM CHALLENGES

Challenges at Chillogan Chilli Festival 2022

Check out our GALLERY to see who competed and who won our  FOUR chilli challenges in 2022.

Fudging Mad Reaper Fudge Challenge – Eat as much Fudging Mad reaper fudge within 5 minutes!

Mallory’s Tocino Jerky Challenge – who can get through enough super-spicy Jerky to take the trophy?

Volcanic Wing Challenge-  we will present  your worst Wing Nightmare in this eye-watering challenge.

Rum & Raisin Ice Cream Challenge – A whole mess of fun! Teams of two will compete to empty their bowls – but there’s a crazy twist so stay tuned! 

Fiery Pods Challenge –  Chilloomba Chillies (Cairns) will supply a range of pod, with the last man/woman standing crowned the winner!

AFTERBURN BAR

Relax in the bar and enjoy a selection of chilli and rum cocktails, chilli beer,  Diabolo Alcoholic Ginger Beer, chilli sangria, as well as all your favourite beverages.

We’ll be featuring a range of locally-produced Rum products for you to try and buy!  Why not indulge in a Tasting of various rums? 

VIP CHAMPAGNE or RUM EXPERIENCE TICKETS

Enjoy VIP marquee seating,  front row VIP challenge seating,  choose from French Champagne or Rum,  grazing platter for two, a goodie bag and a chilli plant!

CHILLI FOOD (and the whimpy food too!)

 Our food vendors have a mandate to provide at least four chilli-themed offerings.  Even our cold drinks and desserts will provide some chilli-themed fun

CHILLI PLANTS and GROWING ADVICE)

Thank you to Infuions Chilli Farms (wholesale) who made available an amaing array of chilli plants for sale.

STATIC CAR AND MOTORCYCLE DISPLAYS

Get up close to some beautiful, shiny machinery with displays by Viking Breed Social Motorcycle Club, Corvette Club of Queensland, Brisbane Commodore Car Club and Kerry Gray’s Hot Rod.

FREE WORKSHOPS

Chilli Plants at Chillogan Festival

“How to Grow Chillies” workshops with Melissa O’Brien of Infusion Chilli Farm at Redland Bay.

Cooking with Chillies – with Chef Chris Brown of Station 4207 (formerly Serrano’s Mexican) of Logan.

 

SUSTAINABILITY PRACTICES

In keeping with Logan City Council’s commitment to a greener environment and reducing plastic pollution, we ask our vendors not to sell drinks in plastic bottles.

Bring your own water bottle and feel free to refill it at the bar or at our Council-provided Water Station. 

VIP DOG TRAINING WITH MAREE FIELD

Ormeau-based Maree and her crew are always crowd favourites at our festivals so once again we’ve invited them along to show off their clever canine friends performing some Agility Skills. 

For more information on Maree’s great range of courses for all ages and abilities, visit her Facebook page. 

FOR THE KIDS

 Our family-friendly festival offers activities forall ages.  Kids can enjoy the animal nursery*, guided pony rides, *face-painting and Lawn Games.  *Because we don’t charge an admission fee for kids, our suppliers reserve the right to charge fees for their services.

INDIGENOUS ART & CRAFT BY COLLEEN SAM

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Colleen Sam (Ngungurnnumma) is a renowned Kalkadunga (Kalkadoon) artist, knowledge holder and cultural educator. Colleen’s knowledge is based on her Kalkadunga Dreaming Systems passed down to her from her mother Ena Sam and countless unbroken family lineage before her. These ancient teachings are based on Aboriginal understanding of the spiritual and ecological systems and practiced and upheld through their Lores. 

VIKING FOR A DAY CHARITY PILLION AUCTIONS

Ever wanted to know what it’s like to ride a Harley Davidson?  Just bid on our pillion auction and away you go with the Viking Breed Social Motorcycle Club riders for an unforgettable 20 minute joy-ride.

Supporting Veterans. 

LIVE MUSIC

Great live music is always peppered in between the chilli challenges on stage. Once again, we have the guitar maestro, Sean Mullen, gracing our stage, playing some hot guitar (and even some Joe Satriani tunes).  He’ll also be joined by Sandra Beynon on vocals.

DOG-FRIENDLY

Yes, we welcome well-behaved pets, provided they’re wearing something red or chilli-themed.  Bandannas are available from the entry gates for $5.00.

Enter your dressed-up pal in the Chilli Dog Competition – prizes donated by Pets Domain of Yarrabilba – including a $100 voucher.

Be at the stage area at 4pm with your dressed-up pal.

CHARITY

Organisers are supporting the work of Springwood RSL Tri-Service Sub-Branch which cares for Veterans in the Logan area who are experiencing hoemelssness and related circumstances.

$1.00 from each ticket is donated, in addition to money raised through our Multi-Draw Raffle on festival day. 

LIL BUG LOVE

 Our long-time festival partners, Lil Bug Love, are a Logan-based community organisation which supports children who find themselves caught up in domestic violence matters at Police stations in South-East Queensland.  Volunteers help create the contents of the Comfort Kits which are then distributed to as many Police stations as possible. Cindy Barden  and her daughter Phoebe are committed to easing the trauma of domestic violence and need your help to allow them to keep their important work going.  You can donate here.

Social Media

Follow our pages and accounts to keep up with latest info! 

Podcast

Scarlett Habanero interviews chilli-heads from all over the world to talk about anything spicy!

Sponsors

McDonald’s Australia has kindly donated lots of vouchers for the McSpicy Burger  and provided a bunch of  their beautiful red marquees for patron comfort.

Find out more about the McSpicy!

 

AUSTCHILLI

A special thank you to Australia’s biggest chilli producer Austchilli Group for their provision of chilli fruit for our festival needs.  

FESTIVAL MAP & SITE LISTING coming soon! 

 

Getting There

 

MOBILITY IMPAIRED PATRONS and companions

Drop off at gate, or park in the 6 Disabled parking spaces in Wharf Street.

 

Parking

Ample Free on-street Parking in nearby Meakin Park precincty.

 

 

Public Transport

TBA. 

Location

Vietnam Veterans and Veterans Social Motorcycle Club Compound

Meakin Street

Kingston

Contact

Brisbane chilli festival

info@mychillifestival.com.au