Briz-Chilli Fest 2020
A two-day celebration of face-melting tastiness.
July 20, 2020
Across the weekend of Saturday, October 10 and Sunday, October 11, things will be getting hot in Newstead. Tongue-tinglingly hot. Face-meltingly hot. Homer Simpson running, screaming and waving his hands around hot. That's what happens when you spice up your weekend with a chilli festival, after all.
Adding some zest to Brisbane, Newstead's Waterfront Park is hosting the Briz-Chilli Fest from 11am on Saturday and 10am on Suunuday. There'll be plenty of stalls offering plenty of chilli, and not just in food form. Of course, there'll be enough edible hot hot heat to help you turn several different shades, but that's just part of the chilli fun. Chilli beer and chilli cocktails will all be on offer, and there's usually a chilli fancy dress competition. Basically, you'll be saying the word chilli so much that it no longer means anything.
Tickets are on sale now for $12 for one day or $20 for both, and the full lineup of activities also includes six chilli-eating contests for those with cast-iron stomachs, plus live music and other performances — with the event boasting spice on multiple fronts.
Our tip, and one we think you'll need: remember that milk is a chilli-lover's best friend.
Briz-Chilli Fest takes place on Saturday, October 10 and Sunday, October 11 at Newstead's Waterfront Park, with tickets on sale now.
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