Chile Pepper Festival


The 4th Annual Chile Pepper Festival is here! On September 26, Roosevelt Row will ignite the Fall season by presenting some of the BEST local chefs who will highlight the MOST delicious chile pepper cuisine in Phoenix. Onsite chile roasting with Crooked Sky Farms, live music and dancing with The Senators and Mariachi Luna De Mexico, Flamenco Por La Vida, Trailer Queen, Mambo Exquisite Dance Co. and the Ghost Pepper Talent Show hosted by Lawn Gnome Publishing (of course) a Deschutes craft beer and Provisioner wine garden, AND a 3 Amigos Tequila margarita station with gourmet chile pepper margaritas!

Excited yet?


Admission is FREE when you RSVP!
Tasting Tickets – $2
Beer & Margarita Tokens – $5
Discounted ticket bundles are available on the website.

Location: Phoenix Public Market, 721 N Central
Date / Time: Saturday, Sept. 26 / 4:00PM – 11:00 PM


America’s Taco Shop
Be / Dressing Room
Canyon Cafe
Carly’s Bistro
Dine Yummy
Jewel’s Bakery & Cafe
Jobot / Melt. Icecream
Lulu’s Sorbetto
Mother Bunch Brewery
Otro Cafe
Paz Cantina
Phoenix Public Market Cafe
St. Francis
The Vig
Urban Beans Cafe
Welcome Diner

>> KID’S ACTIVITIES: The Phoenix Center for the Arts, the Heard Museum and Valley Permaculture Alliance are preparing chile pepper craft activities!

 Crooked Sky Farms will be roasting a dozen different varieties of chile peppers to eat fresh off the roaster or to take home!

>> CHEF DEMONSTRATIONS: Enjoy five local chefs as they offer a live-demonstration of hand-crafted chile pepper eats and/or drinks.

>> LIVE MUSIC: Spicy vibes from The SenatorsMariachi Luna De Mexico, Flamenco Por La Vida, Trailer Queen, and Mambo Exquisite Dance Co.

>> GHOST PEPPER TALENT SHOW: Hosted by Lawn Gnome Publishing’s Aaron Hopkins-Johnson and   and Hattie Jean Hayes. The GHOST PEPPER TALENT SHOW will bring the weird, the camp, and the heat to the Annual Roosevelt Row Chile Pepper Festival stage!

>> SALSA DANCING LESSONS: Learn how to salsa dance at this year’s Chile Pepper Festival with Mambo Exquisite Dance Company. Free community dancing lessons will be followed by open dance and a performance by Stilo dancers.

>> TRANSPORTATION & PARKING OPTIONS: Valley Metro Light Rail: Guests are encouraged to ride the light rail, walk or bike to the event.

Bike Parking: Free bike valet will be provided by Valley Metro.

Parking: On-street parking and onsite lot parking available, but we encourage guests to ride the light rail or bicycle to the event!

Want to volunteer? Sign up here!

For more information, please visit the Chile Pepper Festival website.



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