Chile Pepper Festival 2017


Sunday, October 1, 2017 | 11 a.m.–6 p.m.

Gates open at 10 a.m. Last admission at 5:30 p.m.

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Scorching Global Bands
Fiery Food Artisans

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  • Four women pose with guitar and tambourines.

    Sizzling Shows

    Battle of Santiago · Lost Bayou Ramblers · Ladama · Red Baraat · Mariachi Tapatio de Alvaro Paulino

    Performance Schedule ›

  • Four smiling people look at crackers they are about to taste.

    Spicy Tastings & More

    Spicy Samples from around the world · Hot Chiles for Cool Kids · Chile Chat · More

    Scintillating Details ›


Seniors (65 and over)
Students 12+ with valid ID
Children under 12; BBG Members

Members and ticket holders skip the lines. All events are held rain or shine. There are no free hours or reciprocal admissions during Chile Pepper Festival.

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2016 Chile Pepper Festival

Video by Rich Sullivan.


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