Guests can taste hundreds of different hot sauces at the festival. Photo courtesy of Texas Hot Sauce Festival

If you love spicy food, head over to the Texas Hot Sauce Festival in Houston. The festival is now 20 years old, and it’s still serving up some of the spiciest flavors from around the globe. Local musicians take the stage throughout the festival, arts and crafts exhibitors show their pepper-themed merchandise, and kids can join in on the fun in the chile-dren area with face painting, games and activities. Along with the ability to try and buy hundreds of different hot, moderate, and mild sauces, guests can enjoy delicious heat-resistant beverages and foods from local chefs.

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