You don’t want to miss this! The 18th Annual Similkameen Sizzle, Canada’s ONLY Hot Pepper Festival!

We have an exciting lineup this year! Mark your calendars now and plan to join us September 20 – 21 at Memorial Park in downtown Keremeos BC.

Free admission for all!

***Kick things off September 20 at the Friday Night Dance with Similkameen’s own DJ JD, Oxbow Swamp Revue, and featuring headliners The Organic Humans! Open air dance floor, food vendors, and licensed beverage garden into the night!

***Stick around for the main event Saturday September 21… and don’t put your dancing shoes away yet! We are very excited for Saturday’s line up of live entertainment all day!

You’ll be well fed with the pancake breakfast at 8 AM and our growing diversity of food vendors all day, and kept in good spirits with a selection of award winning Similkameen wines and ciders!

Keep the kids entertained with the bouncy castles and play & spray playground!

Browse an array of local artisans and vendors!

Take a moment to relax and unwind in our wellness tent – new this year!

Try your luck with our raffles and 50/50!

Learn your pepper facts at the hot pepper display!

And not to be missed: the annual Sizzle chili cook-off, and hot pepper eating contest! Who will claim the 2019 title for the Similkameen’s best chilli? Who makes the best hot sauce and pepper preserves? Do YOU dare enter the hot pepper eating contest?! Don’t miss out on the most exciting contests in the Similkameen!


Stay tuned as we roll out more details in the coming weeks!

***Media / sponsors / vendors / performers / volunteers***

We can’t do any of this without you! If you want to help make this the best Sizzle yet, here’s how you can find us:

Visit the Similkameen Country Info Centre 9-5 daily 417-7th Ave (Hwy 3 at 4th St), Keremeos BC
Phone: (250) 499-5225
Mail: Similkameen Country, PO Box 490 Keremeos BC V0X 1N0

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Can’t wait to see you all soon! 🌶 🌶 🌶