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Taylorville's biggest event of the year is just over a week away and the Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce is on high gear making sure everything is ready for it. This year will have many new attractions such as sanctioned Bags Tournaments, the Lil Chilli Bean Contest, and the Miss Chillifest Pageant. But Patty Hornbuckle, CEO of the Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce, said this year they will also have North and South Stages to entertain the public more than ever.

The stage show schedule can be found on the chillifest website.


This year Chillifest will also have the Carnival returning with rides for just about anyone to enjoy.

Chillifest will be on Saturday and Sunday October 1st and 2nd. Registration sheets are available for vendors, Lil Chilli Bean Contests and more at the Chamber office on the second floor of US Bank on the South side of the Taylorville square. Hornbuckle appeared on the NEWSTALK WTIM Morning Show. 

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