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Ionia State Recreation Area - IHTA Annual Chili Cook Off

2022-09-30T13:00:00Z 2022-10-02T23:00:00Z Ionia State Recreation Area - IHTA Annual Chili Cook Off

Join the Ionia Horse Trails Association (IHTA) for their annual Chili Cook Off. Come camp for the weekend or join us for the day.

Saturdays Schedule:

  • 10:00 a.m. - Kick-off the day by riding your horse and participating in a trail game or two ($5.00 donation requested for various games)
  • 4:00 p.m. - Enter your best chili at site #138. - No cost to enter chili
  • 5:00 p.m. - Dinner and Judging begins ($8 donation requested to eat/judge chili) We recommend bringing a cupcake pan to carry your chili samples.

For more information, visit IoniaHorseTrailsAssociation.org.

A Recreation Passport is required for vehicle entry into Michigan state parks. To make a camping reservation, visit MIDNRReservations.com or call 1-800-447-2757.

Please Note: Dates occasionally change and events may be canceled due to inclement weather and other reasons. Please call the park to confirm dates/times prior to your arrival.

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2880 West David Highway,

Ionia, Michigan, 48846

Event Date

September 30, 2022 9:00 AM

October 02, 2022 7:00 PM

Contact Information
Kristie Walls

Ionia Horse Trails Association

Join the Ionia Horse Trails Association (IHTA) for their annual Chili Cook Off. Come camp for the weekend or join us for the day.

Saturdays Schedule:

  • 10:00 a.m. - Kick-off the day by riding your horse and participating in a trail game or two ($5.00 donation requested for various games)
  • 4:00 p.m. - Enter your best chili at site #138. - No cost to enter chili
  • 5:00 p.m. - Dinner and Judging begins ($8 donation requested to eat/judge chili) We recommend bringing a cupcake pan to carry your chili samples.

For more information, visit IoniaHorseTrailsAssociation.org.

A Recreation Passport is required for vehicle entry into Michigan state parks. To make a camping reservation, visit MIDNRReservations.com or call 1-800-447-2757.

Please Note: Dates occasionally change and events may be canceled due to inclement weather and other reasons. Please call the park to confirm dates/times prior to your arrival.

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