September 14 & 15, 2019
This year’s pepper party is a full weekend celebrating all things spicy! Come on down to Mike's Maze for a chili cook-off and hot sauce competition, spicy food and local beer and great live music! Taste the hottest peppers from around the world grown right here in Sunderland. Or get a chili pepper tattoo. The Chili Cook-Off on Saturday is a battle of the Valley's best restaurant chefs. Registration for the Hot Sauce Competition on Sunday is open! Up to 15 hot sauces will compete! Here is the full Schedule of Events for this year’s fest including music line-up, cooking demos and kids' activities.