Fiery Foods Festival

Join us on Saturday, September 9th, from 9 am to 3 pm, as we spice up the town at our vibrant Fiery Foods Festival. From the captivating aroma of culinary arts to the thrill of our chili pepper contest, the day promises to be nothing less than hot and happening! Be one of the hundreds of people to witness and participate in the ultimate celebration of all things fiery and flavorful.

Savor The Heat

Relish a unique blend of foods and spices at the event. Your taste buds will be on a rollercoaster ride as you sample a variety of flavors from all our participating vendors. Don't miss local celebrities try to beat the heat in our infamous pepper eating contest. Or better yet, want to show who’s really the boss when comes eating hot peppers, then enter our pepper eating contest yourself to compete with local VIPs. Winner takes home bragging rights and a gallon of milk! 

Entertainment & Activities

The Fiery Foods Festival is not just about food. Immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere with:

  • 9-9:30 AM Mariachi Halcon del Rio
  • 9:30-11 AM Isarely Flores
  • 11-11:15 AM  Salsa Dancing with DJ Crazy C
  • 11:15-12:15 PM Curtis Nettles
  • 12:15-1 PM Pepper Eating Contest
  • 1-3 PM Paso Firme


Peanuts Park (109 S. 4th Ave) will host the main portion of the festival. We are closing down Columbia Street and 4th Avenue for entertainment and additional vendor booths. 

Vendor Information

We are offering a preferential spot to downtown businesses for vending. Vendors are expected to cater to around 1,000 people, ensuring appropriate staffing. If you have specials you’d like us to highlight please send us your promotion information by Thursday, August 24. If you are a downtown business and wish to participate please call us at (509) 545-3456 or email us at [email protected] .

Stay Updated

Keep your eyes on our website for detailed menus and fiery food specials. Follow our Facebook event page for live updates and exciting news. 

We are looking forward to welcoming you to a day of spice, sizzle, and all things nice. See you there!

  1. Vincent Guerrero

    Recreation Specialist