Let’s get Spooky Spicy!

Sunday 31st October, 2021

10 am to 8pm with plenty of room for spooky fun at the Rocklea Showgrounds!

Hotter than Hades! Flaming Fun! Spooky Silliness!
It’ll all be happening at Brisbane’s hottest Halloween event.
Enjoy the usual Briz Chilli Fest fun with a good dollop of frights thrown in.
Dress in costume to this family friendly event.
When the sun sets, the spooks will come out to put some chilli chills down your spine!

Scarlett Habanero




Get your Spooky Spicy on at Australia’s first ever Halloween Chilli Festival!


Everything spooky and spicy, delicious and diabolical, fun and frivolous, educational and exciting will be on display.


Sunday 31st October will be a hot and Halloweeny event, with lots for the whole family to enjoy at the Rocklea Showgrounds. 

Lots to eat, see and do for yoing and old.


Centre Stage will feature fabulous live music and other cultural performances from chilli-loving ethnic groups.

Watch the brave chilli-heads compete in six challenges and there will even be a fun (non-chilli) challenge for the kids.

Hellfire Alley promises a wide array of quality chilli products.

Our VIP Champagne and Chilli Experience is a must-do for the luxe-lovers.

Our food vendors all offer at least two chilli-themed offerings across savory and sweet choices.

Entire festival site is a licensed area with security provided to ensure a relaxed day for everyone. Head to the Afterburn Bar for chilli beer, regular beer, chilli and regular cocktails, wine and spirits. For a touch of class, visit our Champagne Bar.

Kids can visit Spooky Central, an enclosed Halloween themed room where it’s fun to be scared.  We’ll have our animal nursery or they can ride a spooky pony.  For extra Halloween make-up, our face-painter will be on hand. 


$12 adults

$8 concessions, youth, student

KIDS FREE (14 years and under)


VIP Champagne & Chilli Experience

Couples $199


Unlimited Passouts.

The entire festival site will be liquor licensed. Be prepared to provide proof of age and adhere to RSA guidelines if intending to consume alcohol.



Bag checks will be conducted at entry.

We use social-enterprise ticketing platform Humanitix, which donates its booking fees to a charity of our choice. Briz Chilli Fest has this year chosen Girls’ Education Programs to help reduce the number of girls around the world who are out of education – currently at 65 million! Humanitix closes the gap.

We will a great mix of returning and new stallholders in Hellfire Alley to keep the range of products and food as interesting as we can. The stallholders are the backbone of BrizChilliFest and we strive to include new exhibitors as well as your favourites coming back so you can stock up on your chilli goodies. We will be adding to the list below. They include market stalls, herb and chilli plants, great sauces and spices, mind-blowing hot sauce, beer, wine, desserts, meals, kids activities and much more.

Check out the vendor list, visit their websites or facebook pages and make a note of who to visit when you come along to BrizChilli Festival 2021

To see how much fun Briz Chilli Fest 2019 was, go to the photo gallery.

This website contains content from Briz Chilli Fest 2019 and will be updated as the weeks progress to reflect current participants and program.


Hellfire Alley

Lots of delicious chilli produce for you to try before you buy.

Champagne Bar

For those who love to indulge, what better way than with French Champagne and some other luxury goodies?  Our Champagne Bar is the place to be served some ice-cold bubbles.  Or why not indulge in our VIP Champagne Experience ?   More details soon!

Cutest Chilli Kid

Have a little fun with your young one and be up for cash and goodies.

Model Boats

Triple S Model Boat Club will again be showing off their members’ beautiful model watercraft in the on-site pool during the festival.  Click here for more information about their club based at Boondall

Afterburn Bar

Cool off the tongue and grab a chilli beer or chilli cocktail.

Chilli Challenges

Are you up for it?  Find out about the six ways to chilli hell!


Family Fun

  Be Spooky or Be Spicy!

Go crazy with some fun costumes – chilli or Halloween or whatever – as long as it’s fun! 

VIP Champagne Experience

Festival entry, a bottle of French Champagne, exclusively-prepared chilli food, chilli goodie bag all served in your exclusive VIP Marquee. 

Be one of only 12 couples. 

Couples $199.00


Viking For a Day

The Viking Breed Social Motorcycle Club will be showing off a large range of rides, and you can bid to be a pillion passenger at our Viking for a Day Auction on the day!

Stuff For Kids

Enter our dedicated Spooky Space just for kids 12 and under.  Craft activities, animalnursery,  pony rides, face-painting, a jumping castle, spooky story-telling, a sensory spooky trail, and lots of other stuff. 

ENTRY FOR KIDS (14 AND UNDER) IS FREE! Please note a small fee applies for some activities.


Oct 2021

Disabled Access

The festival concourse is flat and suitable for wheelchairs and prams with easy access to front stage areas.  Designated Council carparks are available for Disabled Permit Holders.

Costume Challenges

Prizes for Best Couple, Individual and Four-Legged are up for grabs. Get spooky, spicy or both to be in the running!

Dog Friendly

Dress up your well-behaved furry friend and join in the spooky, spicy fun with  athemed costume to gain entry.

In line with BCC’s vision for a  Clean, Green and Sustainable Brisbane,  we invite all participants and patrons to help in any way they can to reduce landfill waste on festival day. BYO cup, or acrylic wine or beer cup, cutlery, re-fillable water bottle (free water at the bar and the bubblers).  Every little thing we do makes an impact on a larger scale.

Music & Dance

Take a trip back to the 70s and 80s with classic rock outfit, Missy Vader and the Dark Force.  There will be Smoke on the Water and more!

Bhangra Dance Group, BaDance Company, African and Korean dance and music groups will also keep you entertained in between chilli challenges.

Sean Mullen will again be burning up the fretboard with some fabulous blues to close out the day.

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