In 2017, a new tradition began. Fall Fest on Main held a Chili Cook-Off on Friday evening, the night before all the festivities on Saturday. 

Chili Cook-Off information:  


There are two ways to participate - Cook or Consume!

Cooking Rules:

- 1 roaster or 2 crock pots

- Make your own chili stand out in its own special way

- Set-up begins at 5 p.m. and tasting starts at 6 p.m.


- $5 all you can eat

- Receive tickets to vote for your favorite chili 


- 1st ($100 and trophy), 2nd ($50)

Pie Baking Contest Information:

Please bring all entries to the Fall Fest tent in Atherton’s Parking Lot between 4 and 5 on Friday night the 4th. 


Pies must be two crust fruit pies. No cream pies. 


The top three pies will receive prizes and then be auctioned off at 6:30. The remaining pies will be sold by the slice beginning at 6:00 p.m.


Please bring all entries in disposable pie plates.


You don’t have to be a professional baker to enter, just come and join in the family fun! 



Saturday, october 2, 2021 I MAIN STREET I Walnut, Illinois

Fall Fest

on Main

Main Street 

Walnut, Illinois

Saturday, October 2, 2021

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