The Lakeland Fire Department and the Lakeland Flying Tigers are hosting the 2019 TigerTown Chili Throwdown Cook-off, happening tonight, April 11, 2019, at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium during the Flying Tigers baseball game against the Clearwater Threshers.

Teams of firefighters from fire departments across the region will be bringing their chili recipes to compete for the Fan Choice Award and Best Overall Chili Award. Teams representing the Lakeland Fire Department will help raise awareness and funds for Habitat for Humanity of Lakeland.  For more information regarding this event visit,

Advance tickets are only $12 (or $15 at the door).

Tickets include both the baseball game and the chili cook-off event! To purchase tickets, visit

The chili cook-off event runs from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., rain or shine.
The game starts at 6:30 p.m.