Brewtober chili and homebrew festival planned for Oct. 26 in Springdale

The 6th annual Brewtober Chilifest event is set for Saturday, Oct. 26 at St. Raphael Catholic Church Courtyard, 1386 S. West End St., in Springdale.

The event runs from 5-9:30 p.m. and will showcase homemade chili and beer by homebrewers and chili makers from across Northwest Arkansas.

Festivities include unlimited samplings of chilis and beers, bratwurst, desserts, live music, a silent auction, and people’s choice awards for favorite homebrew and favorite chili. This year will also include a panel of beer judges to award prizes to homebrewers.

The event is open to the public for those ages 21 and older (ID required).

Tickets are $30 ($35 on day of the event) and can be purchased online or at the door.

Those who’d like to enter a homebrew or chili can sign up at