Austin Event: Hot Sauce Festival

Austin Event: Hot Sauce Festival

This Sunday, 2 of my favorite things come together: with DIY and hot sauce combined, I turn into Homer Simpson from that episode when he eats a hot pepper.

In addition to tasting home brewed hot sauce, there’s also great music throughout the day. You can enter your own sauce the morning of competition, and admission is just a suggested donation of food or cash to our local food bank:

Presented by Capital Area Food Bank of Texas

Waterloo Park at 12th & Trinity


FREE (Bring three nonperishable food items for the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas.)

[Free parking available in Capitol Visitors Parking Garage and Garage F.]

Food vendors will provide a wide array of foods. This year the following restaurants will be on hand serving up their specialty dishes: Buffalo Billiards, Curra’s, Matt’s El Rancho, Oaxacan Tamaleo, Opal Divine’s, and Sun Garden Shaved Ice. Chips for the tasting tent will be donated by H-E-B.

Featuring Emcee for Life, KGSR’s Bryan Beck & live music on the Planet K stage from:

Black Joe Lewis & the Honey Bears 4-5:15pm

The Band of Heathens 2:30-3:30pm

The Jungle Rockers 1-2pm

Fingerpistol Noon-12:30pm

Girl in the Closet 11am-11:30am

Proceeds from the daylong raffle to benefit the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas.

No dogs, no coolers.

More info here.
Hope to see you this weekend! If you can’t make it but have a craving for an Austin habanero, I recommend anything Tears of Joy makes.

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