The Palladium Society

The Palladium Society 2017 CHILI COOKOFF

Are you ready for some famously hot chili?

Do you love a bowl of “Famously Hot” chili? Cold beer? Great live music? Then join Historic Columbia at Music Farm Columbia for The Palladium Society's 19th annual CHILI COOKOFF. One of HC's most popular events, the CHILI COOKOFF is hosted by The Palladium Society and features a variety of chili recipes, judging by local celebrities, cash prizes for the winners, and live music. Ticket price includes all you can eat and drink chili, wine and beer, and all proceeds from this event benefit Historic Columbia. Stay tuned for more details, and become a member of The Palladium Society to save on your COOKOFF tickets! 

VIP option ($25 additional on any ticket level, very limited number available)


-Get an extra hour at the event (4:30pm to 5:30pm) to start enjoying drinks and chili before the crowd arrives

-Mingle with our chili judges

-Separate VIP bar throughout the event

-Free entry to Tin Roof on the evening of the COOKOFF

Click here for photos from last year. 

Custom trophies provided by Mad Platter!

Music by: The Kenny George Band and The Nick Clyburn Band!

For more information contact Lauren Mojkowski at

Special Thanks to Our Sponsors!

  • The Land Bank Lofts
  • W.B. Guimarin & Co.
  • Boudreaux Group
  • Coldwell Banker Lauren Gilstrap
  • David Watkins CPA
  • First Citizens
  • The Moore Company
  • Dillon Construction Services
  • Quackenbush Architects & Planners
  • Landmark Builders
  • Palmetto Health
  • Bowman and Brooke LLP
  • Willoughby & Hoefer
  • HH
  • Mortgage Network Clint Hammond
  • Palmetto Decorators
  • Bottles
  • Party Reflections
  • Ole Timey Meats
  • Free Times
  • Grace Outdoor
  • The Mad Platter
  • Bonterra
  • Chernoff Newman
  • Dave & Buster's
  • Inn at USC Wyndham Garden
  • Giles Insurance Agency
  • Rogers, Townsend & Thomas
  • Lambert Architecture & Construction Services