Chile Pepper Festival 2016 Spicy Tastings & More

Saturday, October 1, 2016 | 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

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6 Scorching Global Bands
62 Fiery Food Artisans

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Brooklyn’s sizzling showcase of volcanic victuals, featuring tantalizing tastings from 62 artisanal food vendors

Visitors enjoy sampling food at Chile Pepper Festival.
Photo by Liz Ligon.

And More

  • Varieties of chile peppers


    Chile Chat

    Get the 411 on chile peppers with gardener and capsicum connoisseur Gregory Seaton.

    Activity takes place in the Herb Garden

  • A child pots up a pepper plant

    11 a.m.–3 p.m.

    Hot Chiles for Cool Kids

    Pot up a pepper plant to take home.

    Activity takes place in the Discovery Garden Pavilion

  • Food from Sahadi's.

    Sahadi's Souk

    A Brooklyn tradition since 1895, Sahadi’s brings its Middle Eastern flavors to BBG.

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Archestratus Books + Foods

Greenpoint’s go-to cookbook shop presents a spicy selection of vintage and new titles.

Upcoming Dates

Saturday, October 1, 2016
Chile-chocolate Wonderland
Visitors enjoy lots of tasty samples in the Chile-chocolate Wonderland at the 2011 Chile Pepper Fiesta. Photo by Rebecca Bullene.
Chile Pepper Fiesta 2010
Hot sauce tasting at the Chile Pepper Fiesta. Photo by Dave Allen.
2013 21st annual Chile Pepper Festival
Spicy samples from Mike's Hot Honey. Photo by Blanca Begert.
2012 20th Annual Chile Pepper Fiesta
A young visitor enjoys Horman's Best Pickles. Photo by Mike Ratliff.
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