The 2-day Houston Hot Sauce Festival is an incomparable and flavorful experience of different products from around the world. Come tantalize your palette with hundreds of award winning products. You don’t have to be a fan of hot sauce to enjoy this festival! There will be a variety of products without the burn, come try any of the tangy jams or jellies, zesty marinades and rubs, rich chocolates and sweets, and much more.
For those of you who want to come to the Houston Hot Sauce Festival for hot sauce will not be disappointed! This year, our hot sauce gurus are turning up the heat with a Game of Fires! Try a variety of hot sauces from the savory to the unequaled, face-melting hot. Make sure to make your way to the booths of the three winners of the I Love It Spicy Challenge, coming to Houston from San Diego, Ohio, and Missouri! Feel free to enter yourself (or a friend!) into any of our scorching contests as well; Feel your stomach lining begin to melt with our Ghost Pepper Salsa Chugging Competition brought to you by Silverleaf International, or ruin your taste buds for a year with our Lolli Lickathon brought to you by Intensity Academy (these lollipops are no joke!).
Want to win something for being impervious to hot sauce but don’t want to do it in front of an audience? Embarrass yourself in front of close friends and family (and their cellphones) and make your way over to CaJohn’s booth and test your tolerance with the Execution Station, or make your way to Puckerbutt Pepper Company to try the hottest pepper in the world – The Carolina Reaper!