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26th Annual Chile Pepper Festival
September 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm$25
Head over to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden for the hottest tradition of the fall season; the Chile Pepper Festival, now in its 26th year. Sample artisanal hot sauces and condiments, pick fresh peppers from local farm stands and indulge in spicy sweets from the city’s best chile-chocolatiers. Along with the spicy tastings, the masters of ceremony, Robbins & Ringold, light up the stage with fire breathing, sword swallowing, and other fiery feats. The event also features a full day of hot music from around the world, chile-inspired street art, and loads of activities for the whole family to enjoy.
Fiery artisanal food vendors include: Cantina Royal Hot Sauce, Hell’s Kitchen Hot Sauce, Holy Schmitt’s Homemade Horseradish, JoMart Chocolates, La Newyorkina, Mike’s Hot Honey, Nafi’s Hot Pepper Condiments, Raaka Chocolate, Some Like It Hot, Whimsy & Spice, and many others!
Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for students and seniors, and free for kids under 12 and members.
For more information and tickets to the 26th annual Chile Pepper Festival, click: www.bbg.org/visit/event/chile_pepper_festival_2018