Sydney Superhot Festival

Sydney Superhot Festival of Spice 2025

at Entertainment Quarter

We are securing a date in early 2025 – stay tuned for this event at this awesome central Sydney location!

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Due to Entertainment Quarter’s busy schedule bedding down this fabulous venue, we have experienced some delays in securing a date, but we are pleased to announce that early-mid 2025 will be the time for spice in this fabulous central Sydney location.

The Entertainment Quarter Market Canopy will come alive with crazy chilli fun as My Chilli Festival brings its brand of hot fun to the first ever fully-fledged chilli festival in Sydney.

Online Admission Prices include GST, but does not include the online booking fee.

$25 adult, includes free chilli plant and sunvisor,
Concessions: $20.

Kids 14 years and under – FREE.

Tickets at gate: $28.00/$22.00

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Lets Get Spicy!


A variety of delicious chilli condiments, sauces and other products will be available for you to try and then buy in the festival


For the bravehearts, a choice of four chilli challenges to set the stage on fire!

Flaming Fudge Challenge:   Mind-blowing carolina reaper fudge by Fudging Mad will sort out the who’s who of chilli challengers!

Fiery Pods Challenge –  Work through a series of fresh chilli fruit pods and eries and finish up with  chilli extract – the last man/woman standing crowned the winner!

Volcanic Wing Challenge-  Yes you know it!  Deliciously super-charged wings become a contestant’s  worst Wing Nightmare

Great Balls of Fire Challenge – Rob Dunn prepares his painful bullets of pure evil for those who dare!

CHILLI FOOD (and the whimpy food too!)

 Our food vendors have a mandate to provide at least four chilli-themed offerings.  Even our cold drinks and desserts will provide some chilli-themed fun


Visit our plant stall and get your chilli plantation started with seeds, seedlings and adult plants. 

Free advice from our expert growers.




Join our free workshops – Cooking with chillies, or learning how to barbecue the perfect steak and more.  Just roll up to our free workshops at the advertised time.


Our family-friendly festival offers activities forall ages.  Kids can enjoy the animal nursery, guided pony rides, face-painting,, craft corner and simple sideshows.  Because we don’t charge an admission fee for kids, our suppliers reserve the right to charge fees for their services.


Great live music is always peppered in between the chilli challenges on stage. Once again, we have the guitar maestro, Sean Mullen, gracing our stage, playing some hot guitar (and even some Joe Satriani tunes).  He’ll also be joined by Sandra Beynon on vocals.


We’ll be showcasing some great dance performances by local dance academies and other community groups. 



Relax in our chilli-themed bar and enjoy a selection of chilli cocktails, chilli beer,  chilli sangria, as well as regular beverages.

We’ll even have some French Champagne on hand for the luxe lovers!


Enjoy VIP marquee seating,  front row VIP challenge seating,  French Champagne, grazing platter for two, a goodie bag and a chilli plant!  Only 12 tickets available – book here.




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Want to be a vendor or an exhibitor of some kind at our festival? Drop us a line at to express your interest until we launch our online application form in late 2024.

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Scarlett Habanero interviews chilli-heads from all over the world to talk about anything spicy!

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We love to have all sorts of people involved in our festivals as sponsors – big or small – in-kind or cash.   Here’s our CCO (that’s Chief Chilli Officer) Scarlett Habanero to tell you about why your business might be a good fit for our festivals.

Getting There

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2000 Available on Site

Parking at The Entertainment Quarter is easy with the EQ Carpark. It offers 2000 car spaces, and a max. vehicle height of 2.1m. You can also have your car washed and detailed while you’re out and about. For more information on car parking at EQ including rates, opening hours or make a booking, click here

Or even walk

Public Transport

The Entertainment Quarter is located at 122 Lang Road, Moore Park NSW 2010 (next to the Sydney Cricket Ground) and is open everyday. There are plenty of ways to get to The EQ that are easy and convenient from all parts of Sydney.

Catch the Light Rail

Catch a light rail service to Moore Park on the L2 Randwick Line or L3 Kingsford Line to get within a short walking distance of EQ. The Moore Park stop is located on Anzac Parade just north of Lang Road. Services run every 5 to 10 minutes between Circular Quay and Moore Park, and every 10 to 15 minutes between Moore Park and Randwick or Juniors Kingsford, from 5am until 1am daily.

Catch the bus:

There are a number of a regular route buses that stop along Anzac Parade, Oxford Street and other nearby roads within short walking distance of EQ. Use the Trip Planner at to plan your trip by bus.


The Entertainment Quarter operates a managed taxi rank within the site from Errol Flynn Boulevard.

It’s about a 25 minute walk from Central Station to EQ via Devonshire Street and the Albert ‘Tibby’ Cotter walkway.



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