Come satisfy that hot, hot, hot feeling at the 3rd annual High River Saucesâ€™ Hot Sauce Expo coming to The Grove of Anaheim this weekend.
On Saturday and Sunday, expo attendees can experience over forty international craft hot sauces featured at this yearâ€™s event, including chances to purchase products from favorite vendors, 10am-6pm.
â€œThe CA Hot Sauce Expo is like no other food festival on planet earth. You won’t want to miss this Hot Sauce Party. If you love spicy foods then you are going to love this Endorphin Rush,â€ said Steve Seabury, High River Saucesâ€™ Founder.
Competitions and showcases will take place at the â€œStage of Doomâ€ that will include Lucha Wrestling; food vendors; craft beer and cocktails; â€œThe Guinness Book of World Records Reaper Pepper Eating Contest;â€ â€œThe Spicy Pizza of Doom;â€ â€œThe Slaytanic Burrito;â€ â€œChihuahua Beauty Pageant;â€ and â€œThe Booze and Infuse Cocktail Competitionâ€ preliminary round, to determine a winner to advance to the New York Championships in April.
This yearâ€™s expo will be on a three-ticket system; General Admission at $10, the â€œCraft Brew Packageâ€ at $40 that will include five drink tokens, an expo t-shirt and a bottle of High River Sauce, and the â€œUltimate Fiery VIPâ€ package at $75 that comes with access to an exclusive VIP area with complimentary beer, cocktail and Lucilleâ€™s BBQ buffet tasting. Tickets can be purchased below.
Stage of Doom Schedule of Events:
1 PM: Slaytanic Burrito Challenge
2 PM: Chicken Wing Challenge
3 PM: Lucille’s Pulled Pork
4 PM: Spicy Taco of Hell Challenge
5 PM: Spicy Pizza of Doom Challenge
12 PM: Inferno Spare Rib Challenge
1 PM: Lucky Dog – Hot Diggity Dog Challenge
2 PM: Chihuahua Beauty Pageant
3 PM: Booze & Infuse Bartenders Preliminary Round
4:30 PM: Guinness Book of Records Reaper Pepper Eating Challenge
Live wrestling will also take place at 1:20, 3:20, and 5:20Â each day.
The 3rdÂ Annual California Hot Sauce Expo
DATE: August 19thÂ & August 20th
VENUE: City National Grove of Anaheim | 2200 East Katella Ave | Anaheim, CA 92806
General Admission – $10 | Craft Brew Package – $40 | Ultimate Fiery VIP Package – $75
TIME: 10 AM – 6 PM