This article is sponsored by Pinellas Pepper Fest
The hottest event of the year is Pinellas Pepper Fest. Literally. This celebration fo spices features hot sauce competitions, amateur salsa throw downs, a pepper eating contest, AND a lollipop lick-a-thon. The lick-a-thon will give competitors the chance to try the hottest lollipop in the world.
Pinellas Pepper Fest takes place on April Saturday, April 4, from 10am-5pm, and Sunday, April 5, from 11am-4pm. Admission to the the pet- and family-friendly event is just $3 — kids 12 and under enjoy free admission. Pinellas Pepper Fest will be held at England Brothers Park, 5010 81st Avenue North.
Spiciest festival in the Tampa Bay region
The fiery festival will let you acquaint yourself with dozens of the area’s best vendors who incorporate peppers into their recipes. Don’t worry, there will also be mild peppers at the weekend-long event.
Attendees will have the chance to take home their favorite offerings from the event at the vendors market. It’s the perfect opportunity to spice up your pantry.
What: Pinellas Pepper Fest
When: April 4, 10am-5pm; April 5, 11am-4pm
Cost: $3, kids 12 and under get free admission
Where: England Brothers Park, 5010 81st Avenue North
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