Join the party at the UK's biggest chilli festival. Dance to live Latin music, watch cookery and gardening demonstrations and taste delicious chilli foods 'til your tongue sizzles. Make the most of the family-friendly festival atmosphere and camp onsite with great facilities.
Live Latin music, spicy foods from around the globe...and dancing give this festival in pretty West Dean Gardens...a distinctive flavour and a feel-good factor.
More programme details will be announced soon
See top chefs demonstrating their culinary expertise with creative chilli based recipes in the Cookery Theatre. Using ingredients from all over the world and ideas you can easily recreate at home, they're guaranteed to make your mouth water.
Hear from a variety of experts with gardening talks and demonstrations in the Gardening Theatre. There will be talks from chilli-growing experts throughout the weekend and opportunities to see displays of a huge variety of chilli plants in the Glasshouses on the daily tours with the West Dean Gardeners. Browse the plant sale at the Gardens Shop for chilli plants to take home and grow (and eat!) for yourself.
Music on the front lawn stage plays from 12pm each day and until late each day, with a mix of latin and acoustic styles. Plus Brazilian and Flamenco dance performances across the weekend.
There's plenty to keep children entertained at Chilli Fiesta including:
Wake up in the beautiful grounds of West Dean and make a weekend or a mini break of it. Full camping facilities are available throughout the Chilli Fiesta weekend (including great showers and toilets and 24 hour shop).
"We came last year and enjoyed it so much, we said let's do it properly and camp next year."
"A weekend away with lots of chillies and dancing, lots of fun!"
Pick your camping zone (on the day you arrive):