Hot Time in the Old Town
Canada’s Only Hot Pepper Festival
Mark your calendar and bring your whole family to the 12th Annual Valley First Sizzle Festival at Memorial Park at Keremeos. A full day of events will keep your toes tapping and your taste buds sizzling.
Watch award-winning cooks create a variety of chili to make all lovers of spicy food happy or participate in the famous Similkameen Valley Chili Cook-off yourself. If you are brave enough, enter the Hot Pepper Eating Contest. Enter your favourite hot sauce in the contest for the honour of being the Hot Sauce Champion. Find all entry forms on our website.
Plan to come early for the pancake breakfast and stay all day. From special vendors to kids activities and live music there’s mild to wild fun to be had. Relax in the beverage garden which will feature wines from the award-winning Similkameen valley wineries. The Blackbirds will once again highlight a variety of music entertainment. Merchandise and cash prizes will be awarded throughout the day.
Bring your lawn chair and blanket and enjoy a hot time at Canada’s only Hot Pepper Festival. Admission is free.
For more information Contact:
Colleen Christensen, Manager Similkameen Country