Fri 5th Jul 2019 - Sun 7th Jul 2019

North East Chilli Festival 2019


This event has been and gone.

North East Chilli Festival Presents Festival by the sea is a three day event guaranteed to blow your head off!

Now in its 8th year, the three-day festival features the very best in food, drink and entertainment including performances from Newcastle’s very own Northern Funk band Smoove and Turrell as well as a huge line up of acts .

There will be a chilli eating competition on Saturday & Sunday, which will not be for the faint-hearted!

North East Chilli Fest 2010 is back at Meggies burn which has 4 areas, The 1st is dedicated to parking and has a easily accessed in and out of the road, The 2nd and 3rd fields will consist of the event space with 2 large marquees and an outdoor stage, The 1st marquee will have Exhibitor stalls and the 2nd a large bar and stage The 4th area will be a designated campsite for motor homes caravans and tents. It will run from Friday 5th Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th July. The demand for tickets has already been extremely high, but the new site can cater for many more people. So what are you waiting for?

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