An estimated 11,000 to 12,000 people fill Bowers Park for the annual Chile Pepper Food Festival the weekend after Labor Day. Nothing but Chile Peppers, food and more Chile Peppers. Survey the astounding selection of chile peppers that are eager to make you sweat. This year is a Northwest Arkansas High School Invitational Meet only (last year’s recipients of funding from Washington, Benton, Madison and Carroll Counties in Arkansas only). "Who would think that peppers would be that big of a deal for 25 years?" The celebration of bursting spice and flavor, with music and fun thrown in, is expected to draw more than 12,000 people. 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You have permission to edit this article. The festival will continue Saturday from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. at Bill DeLong Memorial Park in Maxatawny Township. © 2020 Chile Pepper Festival. Dubbed the biggest and most-attended festival of its kind in the country, the annual National ... It’s wise to know what you’re getting yourself into before you pop a pepper in your mouth. September, 2020 Bowers Park, 233 Bowers Rd Mertztown, Mertztown, Pennsylvania. Brookville Victorian Christmas Celebration, CranFest: Cranberry Folk and Food Festival. The largest and best festival I have ever been to no matter what the theme. Comment. I attended this festival for the first time in 2014 and I was amazed. We hope to regain our footing in 2021 and create a great atmosphere for Cross Country again like we have for many years! | Austin, TX, Desert Botanical Garden Chiles & Chocolate Festival. Can you share something great about the festival? Spicy decadence awaits adventurous epicureans at the Chiles & Chocolate Festival. CANCELED FOR 2020 Since 1996, everything to do with Chiles from Clothes, plants, music, and plenty to eat - even chile pepper ice cream to peanut brittle. Think you can eat the most chile peppers? Your email address will not be published. Wagon rides to the Meadowview Farm are provided to see the Chile Pepper Fields. Lyons Fiddle Fest will be held on Sunday, September 20, 2020 at the Lyons Community Park in Lyons, PA. Typical Race Courses and Site Maps; 2020 High School Only. Bowers Chile Pepper Festival. Car enthusiasts and the public are invited to the Kruizz’s return on July 31, 2021. Bill Delong Memorial Park in Bowers, PA is home to the Chile Pepper Food Festival, held on the the Friday and Saturday after Labor Day. Then participate in the chile pepper eating contest. Lyons Fiddle Fest will be held on Sunday, September 20, 2020 at the Lyons Community Park in Lyons, PA. Due to the COVID-19 virus, the 25th Annual Chile Pepper Festival scheduled for Sept. 11 and 12 in Bowers has been canceled. Held at the Bill Delong Park in Bowers, Berks County, the Chile Pepper Festival is held each year the weekend after Labor Day. said Markey. Pepper infused cupcakes and other spicy favorites. That last part is irrelevant; you just need more spice. Music both days at this family friendly festival… Many here wear their love for peppers on their sleeve. Website: Chile Pepper Food Festival Address: 233 Bowers Rd Bowers Pa 19511. Mertztown Chile Pepper Festival 2020. Please, share below! The chile pepper festival isn't just about the heat; Carl Bossler of Carl's Kickin' Chili knows it's flavor people want by the cup, or the quart., "Everyone tries to get the hottest pepper. Due to the uncertainties and restrictions imposed by the coronavirus pandemic, organizers of the Kutztown Kruizz have decided to postpone the 2020 event with a plan to celebrate the Kruizz’s return in 2021. Friday, September 10, 2021 9:00 AM 09:00 … Everfest stands in solidarity with the Black community and supports the fight for justice and equality. Next year, it will be celebrating its 25th anniversary. It's fun.". "I've been coming here for over 20 years," she said. An email has been sent to with a link to confirm list signup. Free Parking is a available, No Pets, No Alcohol and a Donation for Admission is requested. Translation—if you don’t know what you’re eating, get ready to sweat. This is a must for all Chile lovers. Held at the Bill Delong Park, the festival is held each year the weekend after Labor Day. Media from the Chile Pepper Festival that happened on 10/5/2019! Music will be provided all day as well. Music both days at this family friendly festival… Due to the Covid 19 virus the 25th Chile Pepper Festival is cancelled. September 12 th 11 am. The 2020 festival has been canceled due to coronavirus restrictions. Have you attended this festival in the past?