PINELLAS PARK, FL: It’s the 14th Anniversary of Pinellas Pepper Fest on April 10-11, 2021 and it’s going to be HOTTER than ever before! This hot n’ spicy food show is painfully delicious, big on flavor and cooked up to be one of the hottest events of the season.
Specialty exhibitors will tickle your taste buds as they bring on distinctive, breathtaking and dynamite offerings in the form of sauces, salsas, seasonings, rubs, plants, food products, gadgets, kitchenware, hundreds of mild to wild samples and more.
Let your temperature rise as you listen to live music by the Cracker Billy’s and Dual Exhaust. You won’t want to miss the Whip Crackers, as they treat us to snappy shows and lively lessons throughout the 2-day extravaganza. NEW this year organizers have added an axe throwing competition with Steel & Stone! For a small fee, attendees will have an opportunity to “stick the axe” with trained axe throwing coaches who ensure safe, exciting throwing.
Pepper Fest alumni will be prepared for the traditional hot stuff contests, including the Favorite Vendor Competition, the Extreme Lolli Lick-A-Thon (the hottest lollypop in the world, sponsored by Intensity Academy) and the Jalapeno Pepper Eating Contest. The competition will be fierce as contenders vie for the trophy’s awarded in each category.
Event organizers, Intensity Academy, Local Shops1 and SIK Promotions Inc. will follow Pinellas County guidelines for safe events. The event is pet and family friendly and admission and parking are complimentary.