High River Sauces will present The 2nd Annual Chi Town Hot Sauce Expo, which is set to take place on Saturday, June 29th and Sunday, June 30th at Toyota Park. Tickets are on sale now. The event will feature an array of 40+ artisanal craft hot sauce makers from around the globe, complete with free samples and products available for purchase from 10am – 6pm each day.
This two-day tribute to all things hot and spicy will feature a “Stage of Doom”, where showcases and competitions will take place throughout each day. Highlights include: Guinness Book of Records Carolina Reaper Pepper Eating Contest ($1000 Grand Prize For Broken Record), The Booze & Infuse Cocktail Competition, Lucha Wrestling, The Italian Beef Sandwich of Destruction, The Slaytanic Burrito, Deep Dish Pizza of Doom Challenge, Chucks’ Café Spicy Pulled Pork Challenge,Chihuahua Beauty Pageant and more. There will also be food vendors, craft beer and specialty cocktails.
With excitement towards the upcoming expo, High River Sauces’ Founder Steve Seabury explains, “Come to Toyota Park for this 2 day Fiery Foods Festival to get the ultimate endorphin rush. The weekend promises to be like no other. FREE Hot Sauce Tastings from the BEST Hot Sauce Companies around the World.”
The Chi Town Hot Sauce Festival will feature three tiers of ticket options – General Admission ($7 early bird, $10 day of), Beer & BBQ Platter Package ($40) and Ultimate Fiery VIP Package ($100). All attendees can enjoy fiery samples from hot sauce vendors, access to all staged eating competitions, and many other entertaining events fun for all friends and family. The Beer & BBQ Platter Package will feature a GA ticket, free hot sauce tastings 4 craft beer tokens, BBQ lunch box, bottle of High River Sauces & limited edition expo poster. The Ultimate Fiery VIP Package will grant admission to the expo’s exclusive VIP area with complimentary cocktails & spirit tastings, craft beers, taco buffet, free bottle of High River Sauces, limited edition expo poster, issue of Chile Pepper Magazine & a VIP Gift bag stuffed with sponsorship goodies.
Sponsors for The 2nd Annual Chi Town Hot Sauce Expo include: Revolver Magazine, Peppers.com, Endorphin Farms, Puckerbutt Pepper Company, Lagunitas Brewery, and Mikes Hard Lemonade. Additional sponsors will be announced over the coming months.
The 2nd Annual Chi Town Hot Sauce Expo
DATE: Saturday, June 29th & Sunday, June 30th
VENUE: Toyota Park | 7000 Harlem Ave | Bridgeview, IL 60455
TICKETS: ON SALE: http://bit.ly/2vlZJ0m
GA - $7 early bird, $10 day of | Beer & BBQ Platter Package - $40 | Ultimate Fiery VIP Package - $75
TIME: 10 AM – 6 PM