Chilli Fest at Waddesdon

The ultimate chilli experience. Turn up the heat at our annual Chilli Fest taking place in the beautiful gardens. 10am-5pm, Fri 3 - Sun 5 September.

With handpicked exhibitors, all passionate about chilli, our festival guarantees to bring you the best of local artisan producers as well as some of the nation's best loved independent traders from across the country.

Throughout the long weekend you can also enjoy live music, salsa dancing and family fun as well as the opportunity to walk around the gardens and explore the house (pre-booking essential). Don't miss the hottest event this September.

Admission
£5 special event charge (£2.50 child). Normal grounds admission applies,

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Take part in our Chilli festival photo competition
Mixed coloured chillies, Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire
Take part in our Chilli festival photo competition

Stallholders

Discover the best of local artisan producers and some of the nation’s best loved chilli traders, as well as delicious hot food from the catering stalls.

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Caterers will be cooking up a feast at Chilli Fest
Chilli Fest at Waddesdon Manor, a National Trust property in Buckinghamshire
Caterers will be cooking up a feast at Chilli Fest

Food & drink

Tuck into some sizzling hot foods for lunch from one of many hot catering stalls. But if it all gets to spicy, cool off with a refreshing drinks from our great range of bars and drinks stands.

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Chilli Fest at Waddesdon Manor, a National Trust property in Buckinghamshire

Bars and drink stands

Cool off with a refreshing drinks from our great range of bars and drinks stands.

Entertainment

Enjoy live music performances throughout the weekend
Live music performances at Waddesdon's Chilli festival in Buckinghamshire
Enjoy live music performances throughout the weekend

Enjoy a real party atmosphere with live music and dancing. All the family can share a great experience with kids activities and the opportunity to kick back and listen to local performers.

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Capture a memory with our photo frame
Take a photo of yourself in our Chilli frame at this year's Chilli festival, Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire
Capture a memory with our photo frame

Photo opportunity
Capture a Chilli memory with our photo frame amd fun props. Don't forget to share it on our social channels using #ChilliFest and tagging us in using @WaddesdonManor

Enjoy a day out with all the family including your dog
Bring your dog to Waddesdon Manor, a National Trust property in Buckinghamshire
Enjoy a day out with all the family including your dog

Bringing your dog

Dogs are welcome at Chilli Fest, just remember they can't go in the Woodland Playground, Aviary or Parterre.

Read more information in our Bringing your dog page >