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New England Hot Sauce Fest

July 29 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

At long last, there is a New England destination and celebration for hot sauce lovers!

A celebration of Craft Hot Sauce focusing on New England and Northeast makers. Hot Sauce samples, music, food trucks, beer, bouncy houses & more!


We had so much fun the first time, let’s do it again!

The Spicy Shark presents the 2nd Annual New England Hot Sauce on Saturday July 29th 2023 from 11am to 5pm at the outdoors field behind Smuttynose Brewery in Hampton, NH.


We expect to sell out! Limited tickets available due to venue size:

  • General Admission: $11 online, $15 at door, non-refundable, and kids under 10 FREE.
  • VIP Tickets: $15 online, non-refundable, gives you entrance to the event one hour early at 10 AM! No lines!
  • T-Shirts: Available for preorder! Please note, if you buy a T-shirt, remember to buy a ticket to gain access to the event as well.



  • Bella and Dark from Heat 101 as your event MCs
  • Over 20 hot sauce companies will be sampling all of their spicy products
  • Food trucks
  • Music all day
  • Food challenges including hot pepper eating contests and a hot wing contest
  • Specialty local seacoast crafters
  • Family friendly
  • Bouncy houses
  • Award winning beer from Smuttynose fresh from their brewery on-site
  • Sponsored locally by Bangor Savings Bank, The City Beverage, Coca Cola, Great Island Realty and Smuttynose
  • Proudly donating proceeds to our 2 non-profit partners, Blue Ocean Society & Seacoast Science Center!


July 29
11:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
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Spicy Shark
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Smuttynose Brewery – Tasting Bar & Retail
105 Towle Farm Rd
Hampton, NH 03842 United States
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