Saturday November 9th, 2019:: 11am - 7pm :: Hamilton Convention Centre

Saturday February 29th, 2020:: 11am - 7pm :: London Ontario - Centennial Hall

It’s Gettin’ HOT in here!

Heatwave Hot Sauce Expo is Southwestern Ontario’s home of heat!
Enjoy hot sauces and spicy foods from over 40 international producers.
All vendors provide FREE samples! Or up the ante and buy some meaty chicken wings at the show and spice them up however you like! (Vegan food options also available!)
With hundreds of hot sauces to choose from it is a chile heads wonderland!
Plus fans attending get a totally unique experience of hot entertainment with eating competitions, chili cook-off, live podcasts, cooking demos and world record setting feats of heat!
The event will be licensed with craft beer and spirits available for consumption to pair with the perfect sauce.
For fans of spice, or those just seeking an afternoon in the heat, Heatwave is the place to be!

The next Heatwave takes place Saturday November 9th, 2019 at the Hamilton Convention Centre in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
Presented by Hot Sauces Unlimited.

And mark your calendars for the return of Heatwave to London Ontario on February 29th, 2020.

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Thanks to our RED HOT Hamilton Sponsors!

Hot Sauces Unlimited

Presenting Sponsor

Dawson's Hot Sauce

Entertainment Stage Sponsor

Slim's Pepper Co.

Awards Sponsor

Pepper North

Pepper Eating Contest Sponsor

Steel City Sauce Co.

World Record Sponsor

Clifford Brewing

Official Beer Sponsor


Official Media Partner

Hot Reviews

Heatwave Official Emcees

Check out our featured exhibitors!

Sinai Gourmet

Westmount, QC

Dawson's Hot Sauce

Hamilton, ON

Pepper North

Oshawa, ON

Steel City

Hamilton, ON

Mad Gringo

Williamswood, NS

1 Spicy Mama

Ajax, ON

Haico's Hot Sauce

Ottawa, ON

Nerpy's Inc

Richmond Hill, ON

Tata Hot Sauce

Toronto, ON


D&K Barbarian Jerky

St. Catherine's, ON

Reaper Gourmet

Hamilton, ON

Meow! That's Hot

Ottawa, ON

MH Fine Foods

Cambridge, ON

Dan's Rip'n

Richmond Hill, ON

Reine de la Ruche

Guelph, ON

Ruckus Foods

London, ON

Spice of Life

Markham, ON


Hurt Berry Farm Inc.

Port Perry, ON


Meryl's Hot Sauce

Scarborough, ON

Sorry Sauce

Listowel, ON

Island Son

Kitchener, ON

Mado's Sauces

Toronto, ON

Erica's Authentic

Scarborough, ON

Cooksville Hot Sauce

Hamilton, ON


Keswick, ON

Jargon Preserves

Ottawa, ON

Out of the Box

Kitchener, ON

Angry Rocco's

London, ON

Kultivar & Co.

Toronto, ON

Lost In The Sauce

Toronto, ON

SOSS International

Etobikoke, ON

Top Shelf

Sarnia, ON


Stay Tuned! More great hot sauce companies coming!