August 27, 2022

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Heating Up The Capital 2022









(Here’s what you need to know!)

Can we buy tickets at the door?

Yes, tickets will also be available at the door pending capacity.

Can we get a refund on purchased tickets?

Unfortunately, no refunds.  But you can gift the tickets to a friend!

Are samples available?

Lots of FREE tastings from all of the hot sauce vendors.

Are you selling adult refreshments?

Yes. Smokie Ridge Vineyard and Stray Dog Brewery’s beer and wine will be available all day.  Coolers too.   Show floor and patio is fully licensed for alcohol.

Where is the event located?

Smokie Ridge Vineyard, 10090 Cameron Road, Mountain, Ontario (15 minutes east of Kemptville).

Is there parking available?

Yes, lots of free parking is available.

Will food be available to purchase?

Yes, there is a BBQ and wood fired pizza oven with vegan options.  Ice Cream will be there too!

How do I register for an eating competition?

You need to register at the League of Fire booth at least 30 minutes before the contest. No charge to compete. Spaces are limited.

Will the hot sauce vendors be selling hot sauce?

Yes!!  Most vendors will be accepting credit/debit card purchases, but bring cash just in case.

Is the event wheelchair accessible?

Yes.  The event is outdoors on grass, gravel and pavement. There is also a wheelchair accessible toilet.

What if I don’t like hot sauce??

Come for the drinks, beer, food and entertainment!!  Watch your friends test their limits!!!

What if it rains?

The hot sauce expo will happen rain or shine. But we will have a 60 x 60 tent to keep you out of the weather. Bring an umbrella or raincoat for walking around!!

Are pets allowed at the Expo?

Unfortunately, dogs are not allowed unless they are service animals and marked as such.

Taking Over the World with Hot Sauce!