Texas Chili, Hot Sauce, Chile Pepper and other Hot Peppers Festivals in 2022

Where, When and More to Find an Chili, Hot Sauce, Chile Pepper and other Hot Peppers Festival in Texas Near You!

Looking for a Texas Chili, Hot Sauce, Chile Pepper and other Hot Peppers festival in December 2022? There is no other listing as complete and current as this list, just updated! All the Chili, Hot Sauce, Chile Pepper and other Hot Peppers festivals we can find are listed on this page! If you love Hot Peppers, look for a festival near you below! And I'm looking for more Chili, Hot Sauce, Chile Pepper and other Hot Peppers festivals! Please write me, if you know of any to add!  I update the dates as soon as the festivals publish their information, but you can always click on the links (usually the name of the festival) to see the current information on the festival's own website. 

Especially this year, due to Coronavirus, be sure to click on the links (the blue, underlined name of the each festival) to confirm this year's dates on the website for each festival. If they don't have a website, call the phone number provided, but ALWAYS CONFIRM THIS YEAR'S DATES AND TIMES BY EITHER VIEWING THEIR WEBSITE OR CALLING.

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2022 Texas Chile Pepper and other Hot Peppers Festivals!

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Texas Hot Pepper Festivals

  • Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival - August or September (Sunday, September, 12, 2021 at Far Out Lounge & Stage )
    Austin, Texas
  • Pflugerville Pfall Chili Pfest - usually October, but as of late July, there's nothing on their website
    Pflugerville, Texas. The hottest chili competition in Downtown Pflugerville!
  • Hops n Hot Sauce Festival - January, 11 am to 6 pm
    SpindleTap Brewery, 10622 Hirsch Road, Houston, Texas 77016. Hops n' Hot Sauce Festival Facebook page.
  • Palestine' TX Hot Pepper Festival - food eating contests, Crafts and crafters sales and exhibitions, Sales peppers, Baked items for sale, Deserts for sale, Food vendors, Live music, Live entertainment (other than music), Games, Raffle or drawing, Car show, Parade, Pets ARE allowed, Free parking, Bouncy castle or moon bounce, restrooms
    401 W. Main St., Palestine, TX 75802. Phone: (832) 878-0807. Email: [email protected].. Open: Chili Cook-off Friday October 22. Pepper Palooza Parade begins at 9AM October 23 with the festival opening from 10AM to 5PM. Pepper eating contest, Atomic Wing Eating Contest, Lolly Lick-a-thon and great music by Aaron Goodvin. Hundreds of vendors. This festival is entering is 4th decade!! . Directions: See their website for directions. Click here for a map and directions/a>. Payment: Cash, Debit cards . . (ADDED: July 22, 2021, Suggested by a visitor)
  • Texas Hot Sauce Festival - September weeknd
    They seem to wait until just a few weeks before the event to announce details, dates, location, etc.
  • ZestFest - early June
    Irving, Texas. Anyone who appreciates the hotter things in life is invited to indulge in a fiery food experience as ZestFest brings together the spiciest exhibitors and products from around the country for one sizzling weekend. ZestFest is the ultimate party for bold and flavorful food enthusiasts. Produced by Spicy Food Productions and taking place in Irving, Texas, ZestFest will be action-packed! Cooking demos by celebrity chefs, live music, interactive contests, and thousands of bold food samples. ZestFest is one of the largest events in the country that showcases the zestiest products on the market. From ‘mom & pop' brands to industry leaders, ZestFest provides an opportunity for companies to put their wares in front of not only the consumer, but also those in the industry, including retail buyers and restaurants. In addition to the plethora of zesty products available for sampling, ZestFest offers a wide range of entertainment throughout the 3-day event.

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