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Eat, drink and be spicy at Brisbane’s hottest Halloween event!

Date Published: 05/09/2022

When is a chilli festival not just spicy but spooky?  When it’s Briz Chilli Fest Halloween!

This October 29th, Rocklea Showgrounds will come alive with spooky spicy madness as it hosts the third Briz Chilli Fest and a world first – a Halloween-themed chilli festival.

This will be Brisbane’s most fun Halloween event yet, with something for all ages.

“We’ve had two years of cancellations due to Covid-19, but we are finally able to bring this world-first concept to fruition,” said organiser, Scarlett Habanero.

Habanero is no stranger to chilli festivals, having organised a total of seven events in four years, single-handedly, which in itself is a world-first most likely.

“I can’t afford a team, so I am Team Chilli – luckily I have all the skills needed to pull these events together on my own.  It’s hard work, but what else am I going to do?” said the 57 year old Brisbane woman.

This year, however, she is enlisting the help of Temple Virtual Services to manage the various festival Instagram accounts, due to the demands of organising four festivals in 6 months.

Habanero is producing the first Gold Coast Cheese Chilli & Chocolate Festival next June at Broadwater Parklands, Southport, as well as The Sydney Chilli Festival at the Entertainment Quarter next March.

“I just love bringing communities together and it’s never been about the money – it’s for the joy of seeing people having a good time and smiling,” said Habanero.

Briz Chilli Fest Halloween takes place on 29th October, 2022, at Rocklea Showgrounds from 12 to 8pm.

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