2nd Annual Portland Hot Sauce Expo Returns To OMSI


Portland, OR – July 23, 2017 – High River Sauces is proud to present The 2nd Annual Portland Hot Sauce Expo, which is set to take place on Saturday, August 5th and Sunday, August 6th at The OMSI Center (Bridge Lot). Tickets are officially on sale here: www.pdxhotsauceexpo.com/tickets.php .

The event will feature an array of 30+ handpicked artisanal craft hot sauce makers from around the globe, complete with free samples and products available for purchase from 10am – 7pm each day. For more information, please visit: www.pdxhotsauceexpo.com/.

This two-day tribute to all things hot and spicy will feature a “Stage of Doom”, where showcases and competitions will take place throughout each day. Highlights include: The Guinness Book of World Records Reaper Pepper Eating Contest, The Booze & Infuse Cocktail Competition, The Spicy Pizza of Doom, The Slaytanic Burrito and the Chihuahua Beauty Pageant. There will also be Wrestling, food vendors, craft beer and specialty cocktails.

This year’s Portland Hot Sauce Festival will feature three tiers of ticket options – General Admission ($7), Craft Brew Package ($35) and Ultimate Fiery VIP Package ($60). All attendees can enjoy fiery samples from hot sauce vendors, access to all staged eating competitions, and many other entertaining events fun for all friends and family. The Craft Brew Package will include five drink tokens, plus an expo t-shirt and a bottle of High River Sauce. The Ultimate Fiery VIP Package will grant admission to the expo’s exclusive VIP area with complimentary beer, cocktail tastings & VIP Gift Bag.

Sponsors for The 2nd Annual California Hot Sauce Expo include: Chile Pepper Magazine, Peppers.com, Tabasco, Burnside Brewing, Jameson Whisky, Plymouth Gin, Absolut Vodka, VooDoo Doughnuts, Powell & Mahoney Craft Cocktail Mixers, Lagunitas Brewery, Yelp, and Got Milk.

Guinness Book of Records Reaper Pepper Eating Contest
Puckerbutt Pepper Company presents the Guinness Book of Records Reaper Pepper Eating Contest (Sunday) – The Worlds Hottest Pepper – The MOST Extreme Eating Competition in the World. Each contestant will have 60 seconds to eat as many peppers as possible.

Booze & Infuse Cocktail Competition
Bartenders will have 90 seconds to make the greatest cocktail of their life. After a blind taste test from the judges the Winner will receive $500, a trophy and a free trip to NYC to compete in the National Championship in April 2018. Winner of the National Championship will receive $2500 and a boatload of prizes from our sponsors.

Event Details:
The 2nd Annual Portland Hot Sauce Expo
DATE: Saturday, August 5th & Sunday, August 6th
VENUE: OMSI (Bridge Lot) | 1945 SE Water Ave | Portland, OR 97214
TICKETS: ON SALE: www.pdxhotsauceexpo.com/tickets.php
General Admission – $7 | Craft Brew Package – $35 | Ultimate Fiery VIP Package – $60
TIME: 10 AM – 7 PM

For more information, please visit: 
Website: www.pdxhotsauceexpo.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/pdxhotsauceexpo
Twitter: www.twitter.com/pdxhotsauceexpo
Instagram: www.instagram.com/pdxhotsauceexpo