McKinley Families! Now is the time to become a 2021 SoNo Fest & Chili Cook-Off Sponsor! If you own a business, or know someone who does, be sure to check out the 2021 sponsorship information here: https://sonofestchilicookoff.com/sponsor/You will reach not only the dynamic McKinley School Community, but the thousands of SoNo Fest patrons who attend … Continue reading Become a 2021 SoNo Fest Sponsor Now!
McKinley Parents will be selling our SoNo Fest & Chili Cook-Off Cookbook at the 1st Annual Book Fair in North Park! Come see us and support this fun new neighborhood event on Saturday, July 17th from 10am - 5pm. Bring the whole family! North Park Book Fair WHEN: Saturday, July 17th 10AM- 5PM WHERE: North … Continue reading Come see SoNo Fest at the Verbatim Book Fair, July 17th!
The SoNo Fest campaign will close on December 18th and next Sunday, December 20th is the last pickup. We have surpassed $10,000, but still have plenty of bowls & gear to sell. If we sell all our inventory we could pass $15K, but if you tell a friend we could potentially reach our goal of … Continue reading Last Week of SoNo Fest 2020
SoNo Fest & Chili Cook-Off usually takes place on the first Sunday in December. It is a major street festival and fundraiser that takes place on the corner of 32nd & Thorn. Naturally, due to the ongoing pandemic, there is no way an event of this type could take place this year. A campaign is … Continue reading SoNo Fest & Chili Cook-Off 2020!
“Dine Out” is becoming “Dine In.” The Dine Out team, along with the McKinley Foundation, have been searching for ways to support restaurants that have been supportive of our school community. We have been fortunate to have the support of local restaurants—for SoNo Fest, Gala, Jog-a-Thon, etc.— and now we would like to return the … Continue reading Dine Out Becomes Dine In
Something really special was created for the families at McKinley and everyone who helps put SoNo Fest and Chili Cook-Off together every year. Dennis Stein, who owns the UPS Store on University & Bancroft and does great work for the North Park community, approached us last fall asking if he could document the SoNo Fest … Continue reading Behind-the-Scenes Look at SoNo Fest 2019