The Annual NYC Hot Sauce Expo takes place every April at the Brooklyn Expo Center. The expo features free hot sauce tastings by top hot sauce manufacturers from all over the world. There is also plenty of entertainment, like the Stage of Doom, Guinness Book of Records Reaper Eating Contest, and Booze & Infuse Cocktail Competition. Spicy snacks from BBQ to vegan foods can be washed down by plenty of craft beers and specialty cocktails.
The NYC Hot Sauce Expo features over 50 of vendors creating the spiciest experience of a lifetime for all attendees. General admission to the event is $10. The $50 Lagunitas Craft Beer * BBQ offers visitors over 21 the Texas Style BBQ, four Craft Beer Tokens, Bottle of High River Sauces & Limited Edition Expo Poster. A VIP ticket for $100 grants an all-access pass into the exclusive VIP area with cocktails, craft beers, BBQ Lunch Box, Free Bottle of High River Sauces, Limited Edition Expo Poster and VIP gift bag with sponsorship merchandise.