$15 – $30

Columbus Fiery Foods Festival

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John F. Wolfe Columbus Commons

160 South High Street

Columbus, OH 43215

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Join us at the inaugural Columbus Fiery Foods Festival on Saturday, August 10, 2019 from 2 PM—10 PM at the Columbus Commons. The event will benefit the children's charity CD102.5 for the Kids and showcase the fiery side of life with restaurants, hot sauce and salsa vendors, and exhibitors from around the country.

The day-long celebration is the second festival collaboration between CD102.5 and MGN. "We're looking forward to producing another event together that fills a much-needed void in the central Ohio festival scene," said Mike Gallicchio, president MGN. Randy Malloy, president of CD102.5, echoed Gallicchio's sentiments and added, "Columbus is such a great foodie city and a festival celebrating all things hot and spicy has been needed for a long time."

Festival-goers can expect to satisfy their need for heat by sampling everything from BBQ to salsa to sweet treats with a kick from various restaurants, hot sauce and salsa makers, and other specialty vendors. The event will also feature a market with crafters and artisans.

Guests can also become part of the action by participating in the Local Salsa Competition, Hot Pepper Eating Contest, and Chili Cook-Off. Contest details will be posted on the Fiery Foods Festival Facebook Page starting June 1, 2019.

This is a ticketed event and all attendees must have a ticket to enter the festival grounds. Children under 12 welcome and free.

General Admission for the event is $30 per person. We do have early bird tickets fr sale. Admission to the event includes an engraved fork, festival beer glass, food samples, and 2 (12 oz) beers or 2 nonalcoholic beverages if under 21 years of age.

For more information about the festival, visit the Columbus Fiery Foods Festival Facebook page.

PLEASE READ: FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

There is no age minimum to attend but guests wishing to consume alcoholic beverages must present a valid government issues photo ID.

Are additional taste tickets available at the festival?

Yes, additional taste tickets can be purchased at the festival. Taste tickets are non-refundable.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Columbus Commons Parking Garages are your best bet for quick and affordable Downtown parking. With more than 4,500 centrally-located parking spaces to choose from, our garages offer monthly, daily, and hourly rates, as well as exclusive rates for special events. Credit cards are accepted.

Columbus Commons Main Garage: 55 E. Rich Street

Columbus Commons Underground Garage: 191 S. Third Street

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

For questions regarding ticketing or the Columbus Fiery Foods Festival, please contact Mike Gallicchio at mike@mikegallicchionow.com. Media inquires should be sent to info@rossitermarketing.com

What's the refund policy?

This is a rain or shine event. Refunds or exchanges are not permitted.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You may bring your printed ticket to the event to show at our main ticket booth.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

The name on the ticket does not have to match the attendee. All attendees will have their printed or mobile tickets scanned at our main ticket booth.

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John F. Wolfe Columbus Commons

160 South High Street

Columbus, OH 43215

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