The only place where you will find a Datil Pepper Festival is St. Augustine, Florida, and every year there is a special festival to celebrate the hot pepper.
Come learn about the spicy little pepper that is a great part of St. Augustine’s epicurean history. Taste local dishes and purchase pepper products along with plants and garden décor. There is a datil pepper cook off on Saturday and an amateur sauce contest on Sunday. You can participate and be the judge, all you have to do is to purchase tasting coupons for $1 each.
The festival and show will be held the weekend of at the St. Johns County Agriculture Center, 3125 Agriculture Center Drive from 11 am – 3 pm. Admission is free. Visit the website for more information.