Get ready for the hottest day out in Auckland at NZ's Ninth Annual Hot Sauce Festival! 

Packing more punch than ever before, join like-minded chili heads on Saturday 25 May from 11am to taste your way around a selection of local and international hot sauces before watching the NZ Chilli Eating Comp Final take place on the big stage! 

Turn up the heat and get amongst the special Hot Sauce Festival street eats, and when things get too hot to handle, save your taste buds for some award-winning craft beer brewed right on-site. 

Homemade Hot Sauce Comp:

Do you have what it takes to make a hot sauce recipe that's better than the rest? Bring yours along and enter into the Homemade Hot Sauce Competition.

Entries close at 2pm.


$7 flat parking rate on weekends at the Fanshawe St car park. Find out more.

Kids ride free on public transport on weekends and public holidays. Find out more

Last updated: 11 June 2019