The 5th Annual NJ Hot Sauce Festivals


Schaefer Farms presents…




5th Annual N.J. Hot Sauce Festival


1051 County Rd 523
Flemington, NJ 08822

September 26, 2020
10am – 6pm

September 27, 2020
10 am – 5pm



Celebrate our Hot Peppers and Fall Harvest. Fun filled days of contests, live music & entertainment, arts & craft exhibits, good food and lots of hot sauce! We have scheduled two days packed with Fall Family Fun, something for everyone.


We would like to take a moment to discuss Safety Measures for our 2020 Season. We are taking special precautions to keep both our Employees and Guests safe in this uncertain time. We will be following CDC Guidelines, by asking our guests to wear Facial Coverings, and practicing Social Distancing. We have Sanitizer Stations located throughout the farm. If anyone is sick or has come in contact with a sick person, we are asking that you stay at home. If you are uncomfortable about coming, there is always next year.

Hot Sauce Eating contest, Hayrides to the Pumpkin Patch, Salsa Making contest, Pumpkin Picking, Hot Pop Lick-A-Thon, Corn Maize, Hay Maze, Hot Spiked Sweet Corn Eating contest, Corn Cannon, Cooking Demo, Local Agricultural Products, Hot Sauce Giveaways, Farm Friendly Animals, Arts & Crafts, Antiques, Pony Rides, Good Eats, Fresh Pies & Baked Goods, Farm Fresh Foods & Produce , Mums, Cornstalks, Straw & Decorations And So Much More!!!


A Fun day for the entire Family: $10.00 per Person (includes hayride to pumpkin patch and walk through corn maze) Children under 8 Free. Veterans Free. 


Saucetoberfest Contests


The winner of each contest will receive a trophy and bragging rights!

Saturday September, 26th 
12:00 – Salsa Contest

2:00 – Hot Pop Lick-a-Thon
Fastest licker wins!

3:00 – Fear the Reaper

Progressive Hot Pepper Eating Challenge sponsored by Fraktured Hot Sauce



Sunday September, 27th 
12:00 – Cooking Demonstration
by “To be announced”

2:00 – Spiked Sweet Corn
Most ears eaten wins!

3:00 – Hot Wings Eating Challenge sponsored by Born To Hula & Chelseas Restaurant and Pub 


4:30 – Best Hot Sauce Award

“Customers Choice”

Everyone is invited to participate in the contests. No entry fees, winners will receive a trophy and bragging rights! Sign up in Kaycee’s Pavillion and be ready to go 15 minutes before the start of the contest.

Hot Sauce samples will be available at vendor booths, anyone taste testing is encouraged to vote for their favorite sauce company’s hot sauce by filling out a form and dropping it in the “voting basket”. The company with the most votes is the winner of the Customer’s Choice Best Hot Sauce Annual Award for 2020!

Salsa entries must be home made (16oz) from fresh ingredients and kept on ice (in a cooler) in a closed container. Bring a bowl that is 6-8 inches wide (for testing). Salsa will be judged on a scale of 1 to 10 in each category; Flavor, Texture, Appearance and Heat in relation to balance of flavor. The salsa with the highest cumulative score wins!

Please sign up ahead of time by calling 908-782-2705 or send an email to, last minute contestants please sign up in Kaycee’s Pavillon on Saturday and Sunday September 26th & 27th.

Saucetoberfest Live Music

Vic Dellapello  LIVE at Saucetoberfest

Seotember 26th 2020 | 1pm – 4pm

Mamma’s Stew LIVE at Saucetoberfest

September 27th, 2020 | 1PM – 4PM


Vendor Applications and Documentation

Please email the completed forms to or via postal mail:

Schaefer Farms   c/o Renee Bellion
1051 County Rd 523
Flemington, NJ 08822

Whitehouse Station Sauce Company

Whitehouse Station Sauce is a family owned and operated company located in scenic Hunterdon County, New Jersey. We hope you enjoy our gourmet sauces. From our kitchen to your table!