25th Annual Chile Pepper Festival
Chile Pepper Festival: Fiery Food Tastings & Hot Bands
Sunday October 1, 2017 / 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Taking place at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Before you usher in the cool, crisp autumn air, bid one final farewell to summer with New York’s hottest (literally!) festival. Fueled by dozens of fiery food artisans and scorching bands from around the globe, the 25th Annual Chile Pepper Festival sets the beautifully scenic grounds of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden ablaze with plenty of fun activities for you and your whole family to enjoy. From chile-chocolate concoctions to volcanic hot sauces to chile-infused olive oils, beverages and more, this ultimate NYC tradition is sure to keep the heat of summer lingering on your taste buds.
Music schedule according to the official page at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden
11:00 am – Noon
Mariachi Tapatio de Alvaro Paulino
A scorching serenade led by a fifth-generation mariachi maven
Noon – 1:15 pm
Funky Indian bhangra dance party, Brooklyn style
1:30 – 2:45 pm
Global gal group cooks up spicy rhythms from Colombia, Brazil, and Venezuela.
3:00 – 4:15 pm
Lost Bayou Ramblers
Broussard, Louisiana’s high-octane Grammy-nominated Cajun trailblazers
4:30 – 6:00 pm
Battle of Santiago
Infectious Afro-Cuban beats meet pulsating rock grooves.