Hot Sauce Festival to make for one hot and spicy Sunday

hot salsa demonstration

Austin (KXAN)- Things are getting hot in the KXAN studio this weekend to get ready for the 24th Hot Sauce Festival.

The Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival has become the world’s largest, drawing as many as 15,000 spectators and more than 350 entries every year.

Charlies Mayes with Austin Josie Products and Brandon Watson with the Austin Chronicle stopped by the studio on Saturday to educate Erin Cargile on the art of salsa making.

This year The Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival will take place on Sunday at Fiesta Gardens. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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