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New England Hot Sauce Festival 2024 – Hampton NH

July 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

New England Hot Sauce Festival

New England Hot Sauce Festival 2024

Get Ready for a Spicy Celebration!
Saturday, July 27, 2024 • 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM EDT
Smuttynose Brewing Co., Hampton, NH

Event Overview
Join us for the 3rd Annual New England Hot Sauce Festival, presented by The Spicy Shark. This exciting event is a must-visit for hot sauce enthusiasts, featuring a diverse array of craft hot sauces from New England and the Northeast. Enjoy hot sauce samples, music, food trucks, beer, contests, and family-friendly activities like bouncy houses, all while supporting local non-profits Blue Ocean Society and Seacoast Science Center.

Event Highlights

  • Hot Sauce Sampling: Over 30 hot sauce companies showcasing their spicy products.
  • Live Music: Enjoy tunes all day long.
  • Food Trucks: Savor a variety of delicious foods.
  • Contests: Participate in hot pepper eating contests and a hot wing contest.
  • Family Activities: Bouncy houses and face painting for the kids.
  • Award-Winning Beer: Fresh from Smuttynose Brewery.
  • Craft Vendors: Specialty local Seacoast crafters.

Special Guests

  • Bella and Dark from Heat 101: Your event MCs, bringing their spicy expertise and enthusiasm.

Schedule and Tickets

  • Date: Saturday, July 27, 2024 (Rain date: July 28, 2024)
  • Time: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM EDT
  • Location: Smuttynose Brewing Co., 105 Towle Farm Road, Hampton, NH 03842
  • General Admission: $13 online, $15 at the door (non-refundable), kids under 10 FREE.
  • VIP Tickets: $17 online, includes early entrance at 10:00 AM. Skip the lines!
  • T-Shirts: Available for preorder after adding tickets to your cart.

Activities and Competitions

  • Hot Pepper Eating Contests: Test your spice tolerance.
  • Hot Wing Contest: See who can handle the heat.
  • Duel Chip Challenge: Six hot sauce celebrities compete in a live challenge.

Participating Vendors

Some of the 2024 hot sauce vendors include:

  • The Spicy Shark
  • Naked Hot Sauce
  • High River Sauces
  • Butterfly Bakery
  • Angry Goat Pepper Co.
  • Craic Sauce
  • Horseshoe Brand Hot Sauce
  • Sourcefire
  • And many more!

Food Vendors

Enjoy offerings from:

  • B’s Tacos
  • Chubba Wubba
  • Kona Seacoast
  • Wing ITZ
  • Dogpatch Farm
  • Palms to Pines
  • Big Bad

Proceeds benefit Blue Ocean Society and Seacoast Science Center.


This event is proudly sponsored by:

  • Bangor Savings Bank
  • The City Beverage
  • Coca Cola
  • Great Island Realty
  • Smuttynose Brewing Co.

Important Information

  • Free Admission for Kids Under 10
  • Parking: Available on-site
  • Family-Friendly: No outside alcohol, no smoking, and no pets allowed except for working service dogs.

Join Us at the New England Hot Sauce Festival!
Don’t miss this incredible celebration of all things spicy. With limited tickets available, make sure to get yours early. Experience the best hot sauces, great music, delicious food, and fun activities for the whole family at Smuttynose Brewing Co. in Hampton, NH.

Buy Your Tickets Now!

For more details, follow us on social media: @newenglandhotsaucefest

Venue Information
Smuttynose Brewing Co.
105 Towle Farm Road,
Hampton, NH 03842

Get Ready for a Spicy Good Time!
2023 was a blast, and 2024 promises to be even hotter. See you there!


July 27
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The Spicy Shark
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Smuttynose Brewing Co.
105 Towle Farm Road
Hampton, NH 03842 United States
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(603) 436-4026
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