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Hot Sauce Fest

Hot Sauce Fest is this summer’s hottest festival in town! A combination of fun, food, and community, this free event features the best hot sauces, food trucks and entertainment.

Event Activities:

Kid’s Activities + Root Beer Garden

Bring the whole family! We will have a variety of kids activities for the little ones to participate in from face painting, games, and more. Kids 21 and under can even enjoy an ice-cold beverage in our Root Beer Garden (while supplies last) compliments of Windermere, The Root Beer Store, and Full Tilt Ice Cream.

Games + Activities

Enjoy the day with a variety of lawn games and other activities. Can you think of a better way to spend your Saturday than eating burritos, playing lawn games with your friends, listening to live music, and enjoying the park on a sunny summer Seattle day?

Beverage Garden

Wash down all of the delicious food with an ice cold craft beer from Diamond Knot Brewing or Heritage Distilling cocktail! Hot Sauce Fest is the perfect way to spend your Saturday. Our 21+ beverage garden will offer:

$6 Bloody Mary’s*, Bull Shots*, and Ice Cold Beer starting at 11am

  • Smokin’ Mary Bloody Mary
    Hickory Smoked Tomato Juice | Heritage Batch 12 Vodka | Salty Rim
  • Bull Shots
    Beef Bone Broth | Heritage Sweet Ghost Pepper Vodka | Worcestershire | Hot Sauce | Cayenne
  • Diamond Knot Beer

$7 Cocktails

  • Brown Sugar Bourbon Churro
    Heritage Brown Sugar Bourbon | Lime | Ginger Ale | Cinnamon Sugar Rim
  • Spicy Watermelon Cooler
    Evolution Fresh Watermelon Juice | Heritage Sweet Ghost Pepper Vodka | Evolution Fresh Limeade
  • Elk Rider Gin & Grapefruit
    Heritage Elk Rider Gin | Evolution Fresh Limeade | Evolution Fresh Grapefruit Juice
  • Blood Orange Vodka Press
    Heritage Blood Orange Vodka | Lemon Lime Soda | Soda

* While supplies last

Food Trucks

We have a collection of the city’s best food trucks serving up deliciousness and overall awesomeness.

Hot Sauces

Sample some of the best hot sauces of the Pacific Northwest!

Vendors & Sponsors

Don’t miss our neighborhood friends that have booths at the event and our supporting sponsors.

Become a TWIF Member

TWIF Members will gain access to a special VIP Area that has extra hot sauce tastings, additional seating and table service during the event. To gain access to these super special perks become a member here. Not only do TWIF Members get special perks at Hot Sauce Fest, they also get special perks year round!


August 18, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm


Ballard Commons Park
5701 22nd Ave NW
Seattle,  98107
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