Members of the BoMé Cheese booth, who won Best Judged Chili, hand out their chili during the Fire and Ice Street Festival in Qualicum Beach on May 6. — Adam Kveton photo

Winners for the Fire and Ice Festival

Street festival in Qualicum Beach draws more than 3,500 people

The results are in and this year’s winners for the annual Fire and Ice Street Festival are: BoMé Cheese for Best Judged Chili, and Extreme Eatz Food Truck and Catering for People’s Choice Chili. In ice carving, Mike Richards won both Best Judged and People’s Choice awards for his ice sculpture of two birds.

The theme for this year’s festival was Canada 150.

Ken Caley, Fire and Ice Street Festival Society president, said about 3,500 people turned out for the May 6 event in Qualicum Beach.

The society is already looking for volunteers for the 2018 street festival. For more information, email or check out the society’s Facebook page,

— NEWS Staff