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On September 27 Roosevelt Row will ignite the Fall season by presenting some of the BEST local chefs who will highlight the MOST delicious chile pepper cuisine in Phoenix. Onsite chile roasting with Crooked Sky Farms, live music with Pick and Holler and Mariachi De Luna De Mexico, the Ghost Pepper Talent Show hosted by Lawn Gnome Publishing & Bragg’s Factory Diner and (of course) a Deschutes craft beer garden AND a 3 Amigos Tequila margarita station with gourmet chile-pepper margaritas!


Admission is FREE!
Tasting Tickets – $2
Beer & Margarita Tokens – $5
Discounted ticket bundles are available on the website.

Location: Phoenix Public Market, 721 N Central
Date / Time: Saturday, Sept. 27 / 5-11pm

Aside of Heart
AZ Food Crafters
Canyon Cafe
Carly’s Bistro
Gallo Blanco
Jamburritos Cajun Grille Express
Jobot Coffee & Diner
Mamma Toledo’s The Pie Hole
Moga Crepes
Ollie Vaghns
Paletas Betty
Phoenix Public Market Cafe
Renaissance Hotel
Short Leash Hot Dogs / Rollover Doughnuts
Squid Ink Sushi
St. Francis
The Refuge Cafe
Treehouse Bakery
Urban Beans/Tertio Wine Bar
Welcome Diner / Welcome Chicken and Donuts
Dine Yummy
Coach’s Corner
Lulu’s Italian Ice

>> KID’S ACTIVITIES: The Phoenix Center for the Arts, the Heard Museum and Valley Permaculture Alliance are preparing chile pepper craft activities and we’ll have face painting as well!
>> CHILE PEPPER ROASTING: Crooked Sky Farms will be roasting a dozen different varieties of chile peppers to eat fresh off the roaster or to take home!

>> CHEF DEMONSTRATIONS: Enjoy five local chefs as they offer a live-demonstration of hand-crafted chile pepper eats and/or drinks.

>> LIVE MUSIC: Pick and Holler + Mariachi Luna De Mexico

>> GHOST PEPPER TALENT SHOW: Hosted by Lawn Gnome Publishing’s Aaron Hopkins-Johnson and Bragg’s Factory Diner’s Liam Murtaugh, The GHOST PEPPER TALENT SHOW will bring the weird, the camp, and the heat to the Annual Roosevelt Row Chile Pepper Festival stage! Bellydancing vs. Storytelling vs. Standup Comedy vs. Mariachi vs. Beatboxing vs. Barbershop Quartet vs. Slam Poetry.

>> SALSA DANCING LESSONS: Learn how to salsa dance at this year’s Chile Pepper Festival with Stilo Dance Co. Free community dancing lessons will be followed by open dance and a performance by Stilo dancers.

>> TRANSPORTATION & PARKING OPTIONS: Valley Metro Light Rail: Guests are encouraged to ride the light rail, walk or bike to the event.

UBER Car Service: Uber seamlessly connects you to drivers through a push of a button on your phone. $30 off for first-time Uber riders to the Chile Pepper Festival. Promo code: “ROROCHILEFEST”. Sign up!

Bike Parking: Free bike valet will be provided by Valley Metro.

Parking: On-street parking and onsite lot parking available, but we encourage guests to ride the light rail or bicycle to the event!

Want to volunteer? Sign up here!