The Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival

is back for its 28th year on Sunday, August 26, 2018
11AM - 5PM at Fiesta Gardens
2101 Jesse E. Segovia St, Austin, TX 78702

Get ready to sample hundreds of hot sauces, dine on local foods, and enjoy live music! Admission is free with a $5 cash donation to the Central Texas Food Bank, or three non-perishable food items

To enter your salsa in the 2018 Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival, print this form and mail it in with a check or money order to Austin Chronicle Attn: Hot Sauce Festival, PO Box 4189, Austin, TX 78765 by Wednesday, August 22. You may also bring the form and your payment and register the morning of the event.

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Interested in becoming a sponsor or vendor at the festival? Email Sarah K. Wolf,

For more information about exhibiting product as a commercial hot sauce bottler please email

Would you like to volunteer at the festival? Sign up at or email us at

Check out photos from past Hot Sauce Festivals

27th Annual Hot Sauce Festival

26th Annual Hot Sauce Festival

25th Annual Hot Sauce Festival

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