Clear Lake hosting Best Salsa Contest

Harvest Festival is celebrating Homemade Salsa, Saturday, Oct. 5, with the Best Salsa Contest. Contestants are encouraged to compete for the title of best salsa recipe. The salsa must be tomato-based (no fruit) and fill a one-quart container. Multiple entries are accepted if they are different recipes. Contestants do not have to divulge their recipe secrets.
New in 2019, participants are asked to pre-register. Registration forms can be picked up at the Clear Lake Area Chamber Office, 205 Main Ave., or by emailing
The contest is open to entries from the general public. This group will have three available categories—Mild, Medium, Hot (tomato based) first place winner in each category will receive $50 in Chamber Bucks. In case of a tie, the winnings will be split.
Clear Lake’s Harvest Festival would like to encourage all festival attendees to stop by and sample some of the finest salsa in the county and vote on your favorite. Your votes will determine the winner.
For a complete Harvest Festival schedule of events go to

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Lake Mills, IA 50450

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