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Hot, sour, sweet and salty! The Hot & Spicy Food Festival serves up diverse hot food and flavors from around the globe, and occasionally pairs a spicy dish with a complementary sampling of the hot sounds of the region. One of our most popular festivals.

 

Curatorial StatementAcknowledgmentsInternational Marketplace

Events will be added to this schedule as they are confirmed.

The Red Hot Market

6:00pm

Sample and purchase an eclectic variety of spices, sauces, marinades and dips; all with a hot and spicy flair!

Food

Christopher Pinheiro

6:30pm

10 Tastes to try before you die! “Exploding Mangoes”

Food

DJ CHEF, Marc Weiss

7:00pm

Groove to the beat while you eat!

Food

Music

Ultramagnus

8:00pm

This 10 member Afrobeat band is more PUNK than FUNK. With erratic pulses, and blazing soloists, they deliver a ferocious, unforgettable performance that is guaranteed to make you dance.

Music

Smirnoff “flare” Bartending and Cocktail Demo

8:00pm

Exciting tricks and sizzling tastes of cocktail Demos, courtesy of Smirnoff!

The Real Dirt on Farmer John - Film and Q & A Session

8:00pm

Join us for a panel discussion with ACT for the Earth; a screening of the Film- The Real Dirt on Farmer John followed by a Q&A session

Film

DJ CHEF, Marc Weiss

9:00pm

Groove to the beat while you eat!

Food

Music

FILM: Sizzling Shorts on the Boardwalk – Rating 18+

9:00pm –11:00pm

Enjoy a series of hot and spicy short films – continuously looped for your viewing pleasure!

Film

Zal Idrissa Sissokho et Buntalo

9:30pm

A soloist of exceptional ability with an Afro-Mandingo band presenting traditional Mandingo classics sung in Malinké and Wolof and renewed with contemporary contributions.

Music

Amara Kante

11:00pm

A Malinke master of the djembe from the Ivory Coast.

Music

Slap ’n’ Tickle films in partnership with the CFC Worldwide Short Film Festival. Rating 18+

11:59pm

Sexy highlights from recent Worldwide Short Film Festivals!

Film

The Cookerydoo: Children’s Craft Activity with Sonya Seiler

12:00pm – 5:00pm

Family Make and Take activity – ‘Candy Sushi’

Family

Food

The Red Hot Market

12:00pm

Sample and purchase an eclectic variety of spices, sauces, marinades and dips; all with a hot and spicy flair!

Food

Chef Anthony Gomes, from Chakra Indian Restaurant

1:00pm

10 Tastes to try before you die! “Spicy Chicken Popsicles”

Food

Ballroom dance performances

1:00pm

Ballroom dance performances by VIVA Dance company

Dance