• The Festival of Fire is Cape Town’s hottest chilli festival and the ultimate event for spicy food lovers. Whether you prefer your chilli mild or fiery hot, the chilli festival has just the right level of spiciness for everyone.

    The festival offers the perfect day out for the whole family with a variety of delectable food stalls and endless entertainment.

    Picture: Festival of Fire / Facebook

    Here’s what you can expect on the day:

    • A variety of chilli-based products you can buy from local vendors
    • Chilli seeds and solutions to grow your own chilli
    • Food trucks offering up their own unique take on this iconic ingredient
    • Delicious food and drinks
    • Entertainment, demonstrations, and fun activities for the whole family
    • The main attraction is the Chilli Eating Competition featuring the South African Champion and those brave enough to compete
    • Silent Charity Auction with local and international items and experiences available for bidding throughout the day
    • Special Hot Wing Challenge available on the menu for festival goers
    • Hot Sauce Competition
    • Super Hot Chip Challenge
    • Kid-Friendly Chocolate Chilli Contest
    • Lucky Draws and Prizes

    The chilli festival promises a day of fun to all local residents, chilli connoisseurs, and anyone looking for a great day out.

    • Venue:     Bloemendal Wine Estate, Bloemendal Road, M13 Tygerberg Valley Rd, Cape Town
    • Date:        1 April 2023
    • Time:       10am – 5pm
    • Cost:        R50
    • Booking: Festival of Fire

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    Feature image: by JBfotoblog via Getty Images

    Written by Adrienne Bredeveldt for Cape {town} Etc.