Platinum Sponsors:  J2 Specialties, Gronberg Orthodontics, Pediatric Dental World, Cunningham Recreation, & Alliance Construction Specialties

18th Annual McAuliffe Annual Chili Cook-off

THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2024 from 5-8pm

🐷 PIGS ARE FLYING AT MCAULIFFE! Sponsored by J2 Specialties 🐷

On Thursday, March 21, 2024, at 4:50pm, numbered, plastic pigs will be dropped from a helicopter onto the playground at McAuliffe Elementary. The pig that flies into the pen or closest to the pen will be named the winner. 

You are invited to adopt 1 pig for $20 or go hog wild and adopt more!

“Some Pig” will win its adoptee $1000 for the piggy bank. 

Will you join the mayHAM? LINK TO ADOPT A PIG HERE!


18th Chili Cook-off  March 21, 2024

McAuliffe Elementary Chili Cook-off is an annual event and welcomes the entire Highland Village/Flower Mound/Lewisville community! Event includes a silent auction, inflatables, food, entertainment & more!

The 18th Annual Event is set for March 21, 2024.  

You will find friends, neighbors, and community members of all ages at the event. 

The Chili Tasting is free to everyone and runs from 5-6:30 or until the chili is gone! Winners are announced at 7:45 on the Main Stage. 

School-age children pay $10 for a wristband to play on all of the inflatables, get their faces painted, and enjoy the entire evening! Adult entrance is Free. Children under 5 pay $5 to play!

A live auction is held on the Main Stage, along with talent from throughout North Texas. If you are interested in performing, contact 972-350-1000. A silent auction is held yearly also comprised of local opportunities and classroom baskets. There is always something for everyone in this auction! Make sure you check it out! 

For additional information email

If you are interested in supporting the largest single day event in Highland Village, please reach out to the school office at 972-350-1000.

Last year, the event welcomed over 6,000 visitors! You don't want to miss this! 

Take A Peak At Last Year's Magical Transformation to better understand the Iconic Event!

More Images Here! 

Here to Serve

Staff Chili Highlights the Evening

Every year grade levels compete against each other to take the trophy in Best Theme and Best Chili. This is a battle like no other. 

The reining Best Theme Champ is Kindergarten. 

Best Night EVer

CCO Offers Fun for Entire Community

Whether you choose to eat, enjoy the entertainment, or take a spin on the "Vominator" CCO will provide an evening of fun like no other.

From Karaoke to nail painting, caricatures to chicken strips and s'mores, this will be one of your best nights ever! 

In 2022, the Mayors of Flower Mound, Highland Village, and Lewisville partnered with local businesses to compete against each other in the first ever MAYORS' CHILI CHALLENGE to benefit the Lewisville Education Foundation!