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Chili Challenge, Rally in the Valley at Waterville Valley

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Head to Waterville Valley, NH for the 7th annual Rally in the Valley and the 20th annual Chili Challenge & Brews on Saturday, September 29, 2018.

The all vehicle Rally in the Valley is presented by the East Coast Camaro Club. Vehicles will be on display in the Waterville Valley Town Square from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be awards and 50/50 raffles. Proceeds from a suggested $10 donation will benefit a local charity. Vehicle registration will be at the gate by the ice arena, rain or shine.

From 12-2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29, local restaurants will converge on the Waterville Valley Town Square to compete for the title of best chili around. The winner will be decided by the public’s votes.  Admission is $7.50 for adults and $5 for children ages 12 and under and includes generous samples of every chili. Crowd favorite, The Uncle Steve Band, will perform a free outdoor concert from 12-3 p.m., and there will be craft beer sampling from 12-3 p.m.

Waterville Valley is offering a special Chili Challenge lodging special for Sept. 27-30. Prices start at $181 per night for a 1-bedroom condominium or $280 per night for a 3-bedroom condominium. Rates are based on a minimum 2-night stay for two adults and two children and include Chili Challenge tickets, the Freedom Pass (a $100 per person, per day value), and all taxes and fees. Other restrictions may apply.  Call 1-888-462-9887 for details.


Waterville Valley, New Hampshire, is a four-season resort located in the White Mountain National Forest, just 2 hours north of Boston.  In addition to winter snowsports like skiing and snowboarding, Waterville Valley offers award-winning tennis courts, golf, biking, cultural activities, an indoor ice rink, boating, and a skate and bike park. Lodging choices include traditional inns and all-suite hotels, and dining options range from traditional favorites to elegant eateries. There are miles of hiking and mountain bike trails, a pond for swimming, and activities and programs for children and the whole family at the Curious George Cottage and the Recreation Center. For more information, call 800-468-2553 or visit