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Columbus Fiery Foods Festival

August 29 @ 11:00 am - August 30 @ 6:00 pm



After a successful inaugural event in 2019, we are pleased to announce the 2020 Columbus Fiery Foods Festival on Saturday, August 29 and Sunday, August 30, 2020 in Downtown Columbus. The event will benefit the children’s charity CD102.5 for the Kids and showcase the fiery side of life with restaurants, hot sauce and salsa vendors, and exhibitors from around the country.

Day of admission is $12.

Contests: Amature Hot Sauce and Salsa. Hot Pizza Eating Contest, Hot Wings Eating Contest. Hot Pepper Eating Contest.

Festival-goers can expect to satisfy their need for heat by sampling everything from BBQ to salsa to sweet treats with a kick from various restaurants, hot sauce and salsa makers, and other specialty vendors. The event will also feature a market with crafters and artisans.

This is a ticketed event and all attendees must have a ticket to enter the festival grounds. Children under 12 welcome and free.

For more information about the festival, visit the Columbus Fiery Foods Festival Facebook page.


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

There is no age minimum to attend but guests wishing to consume alcoholic beverages must present a valid government issue photo ID.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

For questions regarding ticketing or the Columbus Fiery Foods Festival, please contact Mike Gallicchio at mike@mikegallicchionow.com. Media inquiries should be sent to info@rossitermarketing.com

What’s the refund policy?

This is a rain or shine event. Refunds or exchanges are not permitted.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You may bring your printed ticket to the event to show at our main ticket booth.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn’t match the person who attends?

The name on the ticket does not have to match the attendee. All attendees will have their printed or mobile tickets scanned at our main ticket booth.



Scioto Mile Promenade
233 S Civic Center Dr
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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