Linden gearing up for ChiLLy Fest 2013

Linden is making preparations for its popular ChiLLy Fest annual celebration, which will be held Dec. 13-14 this year.

ChiLLY Fest kicks off Friday, Dec. 13th with a Christmas Carnival that evening, along with a chili cookers’ party from 8-11 p.m., an event that includes a Chevy 6 concert.

Saturday’s events include:

Local Food Vendors/Arts & Crafts – 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Food Vendors – 4 p.m. at the Gazebo (optional)

ChiLLy Chili Run (Run, Walk, & Fun Run) – 9 a.m.

Christmas Carnival -All Day!

Christmas Music – 10a.m.- 2 p.m.

ChiLLy Fest Cruise In Car Show – 9 Papa’s Food Parking Lot

Chili and Cornbread Cook OffJudging – 11 a.m.

Public Serving – Noon

Christmas Parade of Lights  – 6:30 p.m.

Fireworks Extravaganza  – After the Parade

Participation forms for any of the events are available online at