Festival of Fire 2024

Sat Apr 20, 10:00 - Sat Apr 20, 18:00

The Ostrich @ Cape Town Ostrich Ranch


The Festival of Fire™ - South Africa’s Hottest Chilli Festival!

This exciting outdoor event is happening on 20 April 2024 at The Ostrich @ Cape Town Ostrich Ranch, a quick 25-minute drive from Cape Town city centre.

Join us for a day of fiery fun and immerse yourself in a world of heat, thrills, mouthwatering cuisine, and remarkable locally produced products designed for the bold, the young at heart, and anyone who simply loves all things chilli! Whether you prefer a mild kick or a full-on fiery burn, we have got something just for you! The excitement and culinary extravaganza continue with food trucks and stalls celebrating chilli in their unique way, plus cold beer and beverages, live music, entertainment, cooking demonstrations, tasting experiences, guest speakers, international-level chilli competitions, prizes, and so much more. The festival promises to be an immersive and unforgettable experience on this year's calendar.

Here's some key highlights on the day:

• Watch the live recording of a Sterkbek episode at the festival, with host Nick Manuel and 2 South African Celebrities (as seen on VIA TV : DSTV Channel 147)

• Explore a diverse selection of chilli-infused and chilli-inspired products from our local vendors

• Get chilli seeds and get expert advice for growing your own spicy garden

• Delight your taste buds with mouthwatering food and refreshing beverages

• Enjoy entertaining Cooking Demonstrations that will tickle your culinary curiosity

• Taste fresh, hand-picked chillies at our Tasting Station

• Enjoy the live music, entertainment, demonstrations, and family-friendly activities

• Take part in the heart-pounding Chilli Eating Competition featuring the South African Champion and brave participants (Competition Entry Required **)

• Get the Hot Wings or Plant-Based Nuggets Challenge, available to purchase at the venue

• Join the Public Vote and have a say in picking the category winners from the Hot Sauce Competition finalists (as judged by our fantastic celebrity judges: Prim Reddy, Pete Goffe-Wood, and Hein Scholtz) (Competition Entry Required for Nationwide Hot Sauce makers**)

• Brave the Super Hot Chip Challenge if you dare (Competition Entry Required **)

• Try the Death by Chocolate challenge (Competition Entry Required **)

• Let the little ones join in the fun with the Kid-Friendly Chilli Chocolate Challenge (Competition Entry Required **)

• Stand a chance to win exciting prizes in our Lucky Draws, Treasure Hunt, and giveaways.

• We have a few other exciting challenges and activities up our sleeve, and we will announce those closer to the event date.

** The competition/challenge entry fee does not grant general access to the festival. To enter the festival grounds, please ensure you purchase a separate general access ticket.

Whether you are a local resident, a chilli aficionado, or someone seeking a delightful day out, the festival provides a fantastic opportunity to connect with the chilli community, support local businesses, and forge new friendships. We're thrilled to share our passion for chilli with you. Gather your friends and family for a day filled with enjoyment, delectable food, and a friendly, spicy atmosphere!

For more details visit our website: https://festivaloffire.co.za/


Festival of Fire 2024
The Ostrich @ Cape Town Ostrich Ranch
Van Schoorsdrif Rd, Philadelphia, Cape Town, 7439
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